The Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University is an educational resource for JWU students, as well as the community-at-large, food scholars and the food service industry.US News & World Report recently singled out the museum as “one of the best things to do in Providence,” while CNBC praised its devotion to regional culinary culture in a recent article naming Providence as one of the America's top foodie cities.
The museum both preserves and interprets the history and development of the culinary and hospitality industries, and is a showcase for the work of JWU faculty, students, alumni and visiting chefs. Recent exhibits have included “Creative Survival: African American Foodways in Rhode Island,” “Rhode Island: Small State, Big Taste!” and “Diners: Still Cookin in the 21st Century.” View current exhibitions.
The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm (except major holidays). For more information, contact Richard Gutman, curator, at 401-598-2805 or by email.AddressThe Friedman Center315 Harborside Blvd.Providence, RI 02905
Admission feesAdults $7.00 Senior Citizens $6.00 College Students with valid ID $4.00 Ages 5-18 $2.00 Under 5 Free
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