This gallery talk is canceled. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all programs are canceled until further notice. The museum is actively reviewing our public programming schedule in line with state and local guidance. Learn more about the Wadsworth response to COVID-19.
A tour of Savor with curator Linda Roth illuminates eighteenth-century dining conventions, ranging from the grand formality of a lavish banquet to an intimate meal, before the Sunday Serenades concert Savory Sounds. Free with admission.
Image: Boy and girl shelling peas, England, Chelsea, c. 1759–1770. Soft-paste porcelain, enamels, and gilding. Photograph © 2019 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gift of Richard C. Paine.