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Flavors of the Middle East: Cooking Art History

at Frist Art Museum, Nashville TN

Oct 17
Flavors of the Middle East: Cooking Art History

Across the centuries, from Spain to Indonesia, Islamic culture has used rich colors, patterns, and flavors to create precious and powerful objects and experiences. Join local chefs Java Hemmat (Hummus Chick) and Ragab Rashwan (King Tut’s Food Truck) and a Frist Center museum educator as they guide you on a journey through 130 years of artifacts in the exhibition Ink, Silk, and Gold: Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Participants will begin with a multisensory tour at the Frist. Then, meet at Mesa Komal to prepare and taste a five-course meal that will include dishes inspired by a thirteenth-century Middle Eastern cookbook.

Frist Center and Conexión Américas’ Mesa Komal commercial kitchen (Casa Azafrán Community Center, 2195 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211)

Advance registration by October 9 is required. Visit fristcenter.org/studio or contact Jessica Orvis (615) 744-3355 or jorvis@fristcenter.org to reserve your place. Please indicate any dietary restrictions during registration.

ADMISSION INFO

$45 members; $55 not-yet-members; ages 18 and older only, please.

All materials and tools will be provided. No previous cooking knowledge required.
 

Email: jorvis@fristcenter.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Participants will begin with a multisensory tour at the Frist. Then, meet at Mesa Komal (Casa Azafrán Community Center) to prepare and taste a five-course meal that will include dishes inspired by a thirteenth-century Middle Eastern cookbook.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Frist Art Museum

919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
(Neighborhood: Downtown)

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