At the Kids’ Table with Sarah Lohman: A Civil War Pantry

Special Family Event
At the Kids’ Table with Sarah Lohman: A Civil War Pantry
Sat, April 26th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
(Members $10)

Note: This event is sold out.

Saturdays, November 2, December 7, January 11, March 1, and April 26; 2 pm

Throughout American history, diets have changed dramatically during wartime. In honor of our exhibition Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the American Civil War, we will explore the eating habits of soldiers and civilians in Civil War America. Participants will cook their own treat from the times.

Ages 8 and up, $16 per child ($10 per Member child). Accompanying adults pay Museum admission only: To purchase tickets to this program, please click here.


Sarah Lohman is an "historic gastronomist" featured on William Grimes' show Appetite City (NYC life, channel 25). Find episodes here. She is currently an educator at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and develops food-based programs for cultural institutions around New York City. Visit her blog on the history of food at


This is a series of five deep-dive, family programs on New York City's food history inspired by N-YHS collections. In each two-hour program, families learn about historical food traditions and then cook from historical recipes, often using kitchen tools from the past. Sign up for one or all programs in the series!

Creative: Tronvig Group