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Julia Child: A Recipe for Life

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Explores Julia’s personal evolution along with America’s culinary revolution.

Exhibition Overview

Julia Child: A Recipe for Life

Exhibition Type
History, Popular Culture
Area Size
200 to 500 sqm
Designed For
Museums and Galleries
Entertainment Venues
Availability
2023
2024
2025
2026
2027
Hiring Fee

For a 3-month rental excl. transport, installation, insurance:


This hiring fee is set for the following exhibition format:
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Core Experience
Hands-on activities
Panels and graphics
Reproductions
Exhibition Partners
This traveling exhibition is being produced by FLYING FISH in collaboration with the Napa Valley Museum, under rights granted by The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts and The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. The exhibition is generously sponsored by Oceania Cruises.

Photos

Credits / Image Information

Photos of Julia Child – Photography by Paul Child © The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Videos

Description

Julia Child’s insatiable curiosity and tenacious spirit drove her to endlessly try, test, prove and communicate how to make delicious food. Learning to cook empowered Julia and she in turn empowered others, profoundly transforming American cuisine and food culture.


Julia Child: A Recipe for Life explores the key ingredients that made Julia Child the powerful and iconic woman that she was. 


Visitors will journey through Julia’s life, beginning with the moment that ignited her curiosity and passion for French cuisine and inspired her career. 

At the heart of the exhibition, Julia’s passion for teaching is explored through her meticulous process of recipe development for Mastering the Art of French Cooking and The French Chef.

 

Other areas for exploration will be on Julia’s early life, her team members, and her legacy of inspiring people around the world.


Key Experiences

  • Interactive replica kitchen from the set of The French Chef
  • Dramatic vignettes and themed areas highlighting key moments of Julia’s life 
  • Footage, audio, and photography documenting Julia, her distinctive voice, and her extraordinary contributions to the culinary world
  • Interactives will include virtual food reproductions of Julia’s most famous dishes and stations to test your cooking techniques
  • Intentional design incorporating scent and color themes to evoke powerful memories and an emotional experience


Photos of Julia Child – Photography by Paul Child © The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Collections

Photographs
Manuscripts Books & Maps
Film & Sound

General Information

Created In
2022
Available Package Options
Turnkey
Languages
English

Venues

Past and Future Venues
Tour Itinerary
Premiere Venue Announced!

The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Dearborn, MI, USA
May 19, 2023 – September 10, 2023

Omaha, Nebraska, USA
October 6, 2023 - February 11, 2024

Richmond, Virginia, USA
March 15, 2024 - September 2, 2024

Jackson, Michigan, USA
October 16, 2024 - January 12, 2025

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
January 31 - May 18, 2025

Muskegon, Michigan, USA
June 4 - September 1, 2025

Extra Info

Highlights
Curatorial excellence
Interactivity
Exhibition Add-Ons
Engagement programme support
Media kit
Exhibition tour kit
Catalogue / book
Merchandise
Selfie spots

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