Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate

September 16, 2022
September 30, 2023
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St.
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Food is a powerful social network binding New Yorkers to each other and withcountless others across the globe. The city's raucous restaurant scene; itsubiquitous street food; the current activist efforts to source food locally;the world's largest food market in Hunts Point; and the artists, thinkers, anddesigners who are imagining new sustainable ways to relate to food, will all bepart of Food in NewYork: Bigger Than the Plate.

The exhibition will examine the challenging nodes andnetworks of the city’s food systems. Anchored around issues of sustainability,labor justice, and equitable access to food, the show will explore the ways inwhich artists and designers are developing solutions to these global and localchallenges. First developed at London's Victoria and Albert Museum and nowadapted and updated to look at eating and food systems in the Big Apple, Food in NewYork: Bigger Than the Plate is an invitation to feast for a moreequitable and exciting future.


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