This Thursday, May 16, in an American Museum of Natural History Adventure in the Global Kitchen program, Timothy Sullivan, of urbansake.com, will share behind-the-scenes details about how sake, sometimes called the “drink of the gods,” is brewed each winter in the Niigata Prefecture of Japan.
This Saturday, at 1 pm, model and journalist Gail O’Neill will moderate a Museum panel on the Power of Beauty, at Expressions of Beauty: Sights and Sounds, a two-day festival about beauty across cultures and time.
Fermentation specialist Sandor Katz, author of The Art of Fermentation, joins a group of experts at the Museum Wednesday, April 24, for what promises to be a lively talk and tasting devoted to making your own fermented foods.
Opening tomorrow, the special exhibition Whales: Giants of the Deep is co-curated by John J. Flynn, Frick Curator of Fossil Mammals, Division of Paleontology, and Dean of the Richard Gilder Graduate School. We recently spoke with Dr. Flynn about the exhibition’s many highlights, his fieldwork in South America, and his sightings of whales in the wild.