Bon Appétit! Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian opened to the public on August 19, 2002. The exhibition features Julia's kitchen from her Cambridge, Massachusetts home, including the cabinets, counters, cookbooks, Garland commercial range, and hundreds of utensils and gadgets. Museum staff carefully disassembled and cataloged the contents in Child's home and have reassembled the 14-foot by 20-foot kitchen in the museum gallery. In addition to viewing the kitchen itself, visitors can explore Child's early life and career as a ground breaking television chef and cookbook author through photographs and video clips. You can also take a virtual tour of the kitchen on the companion Web site.
The exhibition was made possible through the financial support of The
American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF), KitchenAid, Smithsonian Special
Exhibition Fund, ARAMARK, an Anonymous Friend, and Industrial Crating,