Beginning with the scrumptious fermentation science of “Smoke, Salt, and Citrus,” CHF had an exciting season of monthly First Friday events in 2013.
CHF’s in-house kitchen-chemistry team demonstrated the science of curing seafood.
CHF hosted an evening of chemistry and history-themed board games, scavenger hunts, and other activities.
Alchemy reveals its steamy secrets! For this installment of First Friday, CHF fellow Joel Klein explored imagery of sex and sexuality in alchemical texts and artwork.
CHF hosted a tasty history lesson in the art and science of re-creating Revolutionary-era ales.
For this installment of First Friday we celebrated the opening of our exhibit Sensing Change.
Visitors learned how frozen treats have changed over time, and sampled some locally made frozen favorites.
Using examples of books from CHF’s collections, we demonstrated various methods of illustration and decorative arts used in books throughout history.
CHF collaborated with First Person Arts to host a StorySlam on everyone’s favorite topic: chemistry.
Our popular kitchen-science series returned with a presentation on one of our favorite cozy comfort foods: freshly baked bread!
Visitors joined us for an evening of stories from the history of science, inspired by Michael Faraday’s 19th-century holiday lectures.