Please note: Starting May 20, 2013 the museum will close to the public so that staff can conduct a comprehensive inventory of the Culinary Arts Museum's holdings, a collection estimated to be more than 250,000 items. The museum will reopen in September 2014. Find out more.

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Menus

Menus

Menus have taken on many forms throughout history.

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Home Kitchen

Home Kitchen

The home kitchen is where meals are made and memories created.

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Packaging

Packaging

See packaging using graphics, color, text and brand identity to make the sale.

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African Collections

African Collections

Represents the everyday food ways of Africa’s diverse population.

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Chocolate Molds

Molds

Molds are used to transform everyday foods into edible works of art.

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Cookbooks

Cookbooks

There are many kinds of cookbooks and the museum has over 60,000.

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3 Ladys 

Photographs

Photography, in all its various forms, is a portal into the past and a vision for the future.

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Advertising

Advertising

The museum has a diverse collection of advertising pieces.

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Latest News

Johnson & Wales University to Conduct Inventory of Culinary Arts Museum

Johnson & Wales University to Conduct Inventory of Culinary Arts MuseumFormer RISD President Roger Mandle to Assist Museum’s Strategic Planning  PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Feb. 25, 2013 — Johnson & Wales University (JWU) has announced that it will conduct a comprehensive

Harvard Magazine: Museums in our Midst

In an article by Nell Porter Brown, six small New England museums are featured. Among them, the Culinary Arts Museum Click here to go to Harvard Magazine online and read the article.

CAM mentioned in the Boston Globe's 101 Ways to Savor Summer

    On June 3, 2012, the Boston Globe featured an article mentioning 101 must see places in New England.Check out number 23 Click here to read the article.

Culinary Arts Museum featured in New York Magazine web exclusive

On February 24, 2012, New York Magazine published a web exclusive, entitled "Eat Your Way Through Providence." The Culinary Arts Museum was featured in the "What to Do" section. Click here to read the article.

Culinary Arts Museum featured on BBC Special

This past June, a BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) crew was on location to film for a BBC Four special, America on a Plate The Story of the Diner. Unfortunately, only those in the UK can view the program, but those