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The first major exhibition celebrating African American contributions to American cuisine. You can still support by clicking below.
The first major exhibition celebrating African American contributions to American cuisine. You can still support by clicking below.
782 backers pledged $156,405 to help bring this project to life.
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    Receive our eternal gratitude and the pride of helping to fund this long-overdue exhibition.

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    Show your support and access tickets before they are made available to the public.

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    A/A Magnet + Digital Recognition

    Receive a stylish magnet with the proud statement, "African American food is American food." We'll also recognize you as a supporter on the exhibition website.

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    Friends & Family Ticket

    See African/American before it opens to the public! You'll receive one ticket to visit during Friends & Family Week. The ticket comes with a guided tasting. (Estimated dates are 2/28/20 to 3/6/20. Dates may change.)

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    Friends & Family Duo

    Bring a friend and share the experience! You'll receive two tickets to visit the exhibition during Friends & Family Week. The tickets come with guided tastings. (Estimated dates are 2/28/20 to 3/6/20. Dates may change.)

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    Exhibit in a Box

    We'll send you a special Exhibit in a Box with two Anson Mills heritage grains along with recipes and interpretation to create an educational tasting at home.

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    Adopt a Quilt Block

    Adopt one Legacy Quilt block and help recognize one African American culinary innovator. We'll identify you as the adopter in the Legacy Quilt content, as well as on a donor wall. Receive a beautiful print of your adopted block and upgraded tastings. (Quilt blocks will be assigned by MOFAD.)

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    • Ticket to Friends & Family Week + Premium Tasting
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    Ebony Apron

    Receive an Ebony Test Kitchen limited-edition apron produced by Tilit. You won't find this anywhere else.

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    • Ticket to Friends & Family Week + Premium Tasting
    • Exhibit in a Box with Anson Mills Grains
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    Signed Book Collection

    Receive signed copies of three essential books : "High on the Hog" by Jessica B. Harris, "The Cooking Gene" by Michael W. Twitty, and "Jubilee" by Toni Tipton-Martin.

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    • Advance Access to Tickets
    • Digital Recognition
    • A/A Magnet
    • Ticket to Friends & Family Week + Premium Tasting
    • Exhibit in a Box with Anson Mills Grains
    • Quilt Block Adoption
    • Recognition on Donor Wall
    • Ebony Magazine Kitchen Apron
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    Handcrafted Quilt Block

    Receive a handcrafted Legacy Quilt block made by Harlem Needle Arts. Aside from the quilt block featured in African/American, this will be the only one in existence.

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    • Advance Access to Tickets
    • Digital Recognition
    • A/A Magnet
    • Ticket to Friends & Family Week + Premium Tasting
    • Exhibit in a Box with Anson Mills Grains
    • Quilt Block Adoption
    • Recognition on Donor Wall
    • Ebony Magazine Kitchen Apron
    • Collection of 3 Signed Books
    • Handcrafted Quilt Block
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    Private Curator-Led Tour

    You and five guests will tour African/American with a senior MOFAD curator. Discover hidden stories and learn about the process behind creating the exhibition.

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    • Advance Access to Tickets
    • Digital Recognition
    • A/A Magnet
    • Ticket to Friends & Family Week + Premium Tasting
    • Exhibit in a Box with Anson Mills Grains
    • Quilt Block Adoption
    • Recognition on Donor Wall
    • Ebony Magazine Kitchen Apron
    • Handcrafted Quilt Block
    • Collection of 3 Signed Books
    • Guided Tour with Curator
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    Invitation to VIP Premiere + Ceremony

    Receive two invitations to the star-studded VIP Premiere of African/American. You will also be invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony the following morning. (Estimated dates are 2/27/20 and 2/28/20. Dates may change.)

    Includes:
    • Advance Access to Tickets
    • Digital Recognition
    • A/A Magnet
    • 10× Ticket to Friends & Family Week + Premium Tasting
    • Exhibit in a Box with Anson Mills Grains
    • Quilt Block Adoption
    • Recognition on Donor Wall
    • Ebony Magazine Kitchen Apron
    • Collection of 3 Signed Books
    • Handcrafted Quilt Block
    • Guided Tour with Curator
    • Invitation to VIP Premiere
    • Invitation to Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
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