Contact

For information and photography on the American Food History Project, the American Brewing History Initiative, and our events, please contact us via email at: foodhistory@si.edu.

For questions from the press and general information about the museum, please call 202-633-3129 or use the contact form for the Public Affairs office.

 

Media Comp Tickets

If you would like to cover one of our food events and request a comp ticket, please send us an email with “Media Comp Ticket Request” in the subject line to foodhistory@si.edu.

We reserve a limited number of tickets for media use for ticketed programs. We will do our best to fulfill all requests, but please note that distribution may be limited for high demand events. 

 

Recent Food History Press Releases

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From Our Blog

Multiple layer cake
The women of Smith Island are known for creating multilayered cakes for church suppers, fundraisers, and other community events. After gaining attention over the years, in 2006, Smith Island cake was named the official dessert of Maryland.
Chef adding spice to a dish of food
Like okra slime in a bowl of gumbo, questions about Southern food swirled around the minds of the Smithsonian Food History Team as we focused on this year's annual theme.
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