Now On National Tour! Julia Child a Recipe for Life

Currently on National Tour – more venues to be announced soon!

produced by Flying Fish in collaboration with the Napa Valley Museum, under rights granted by The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts and The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. The exhibition is generously sponsored by Oceania Cruises

Tour History and Itinerary

The Henry Ford Museum

Dearborn, MI, USA view map

MAY 19, 2023 – SEPTEMBER 10, 2023


Omaha, Nebraska, USA view map

OCTOBER 6, 2023 – FEBRUARY 11, 2024


Richmond, Virginia, USA view map

MARCH 16, 2024 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2024


Jackson, Michigan, USA view map

OCTOBER 16, 2024 – JANUARY 12, 2025


Cincinnati, Ohio, USA view map

JANUARY 31, 2025 – MAY 18, 2025


Muskegon, Michigan, USA view map


Julia Child: A Recipe for Life, explores Julia’s personal evolution as well as America’s culinary revolution

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Julia Child – A Recipe For Life

Matterport 3D Showcase.

Julia Child’s insatiable curiosity and tenacious spirit drove her to endlessly try, test, prove and communicate how to make delicious food. Learning to cook empowered Julia, and she in turn empowered others, profoundly transforming American cuisine and food culture. Julia Child: A Recipe for Life explores the key ingredients that led to Julia’s personal evolution and America’s culinary revolution.

Visitors will journey through Julia’s life as she explored the world and discovered her sense of curiosity, including the moment that ignited her love for French cuisine and inspired her career.

At the heart of the exhibition, Julia’s passion for teaching is explored through her meticulous process of recipe development for Mastering the Art of French Cooking and The French Chef, culminating with her legacy of inspiring chefs of all levels.

Key Experiences:

  • Interactive The French Chef television set
  • Video, audio and photography documenting Julia, her distinctive voice and her extraordinary contributions to the culinary world
  • Sounds and smells of Julia’s kitchen
  • Visitors can view and share memories of Julia’s legacy

Photo: Paul Child © The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard