Whatever your palate preference, food is both a means for survival and a gratifying experience we treat ourselves to. Join us for Indulgences and discover the science behind some of your most decadent cravings with hands-on experiences and delectable tastings, including food samples from our partners, globally themed appetizer stations and a cash bar. Play Slideshow Karaoke and learn how Milwaukeeans from generations past used food in their celebrations.
Learn about the history and rituals associated with drinking coffee and tea.
Why does Mexican and Central American cuisine have the reputation for being “hot”? How do peppers grow? How do peppers vary in heat? Learn about the nutritional value of peppers and how to get used to liking it “hot” in the Demonstration Kitchen.
Explore the rich variety of plants, animals, and even tiny microbes that populate our state. Find out why they’re so important, and learn how to protect Wisconsin’s habitats from damaging invasive species!
When: February 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Woodlands exhibit, second floor
Cost: Free for MPM members and with general admission.