Memory Dishes explores food, migration, and memory across the African Diaspora--and the stories of the people who cook them. This exhibit takes a hyper-local approach to examining culinary practices of Black Americans by focusing on six families who identify as members of Providence’s diverse Black diasporic community. Dishes from these families will be displayed in the gallery space, alongside the intergenerational stories and cooking histories of their chefs. Through food and cooking, visitors are invited to explore themes of identity, family, and tradition.
Exhibition opening: May 24, 4:30 - 7pm.