Kitchen Gizmos & Gadgets: “What is its?” from the Kathleen Thompson Hill Culinary Collection

Previews starting Friday, August 27, 2021
Opens Friday September 10 in the Spotlight Gallery
On exhibition through Sunday, November 28, 2021

Admission to the Spotlight Gallery is included with Regular Museum Admission
and is free for NARMS reciprocal members.

Noted food and wine writer and editor Kathleen Thompson Hill has collected over 3,000 kitchen utensils as part of what she calls a “quirky obsession.” For this exhibition she highlights the “What is it’s?” among her treasures – the rare, unusual and historic kitchen gizmos few people have seen.

Kitchen Memories: Antique Kitchen Utensils as Art

Food writer Kathleen Hill shows off her collection of antique kitchen utensils.

Kathleen Thompson Hill’s writing has appeared in Culture cheese magazine, the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Sunset magazine, and Edible Marin & Wine Country and many other publications. She is a Compagnon of the Guilde Internationale des Fromagers and is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier’s San Francisco and Sonoma chapters. For 12 years she has been Food & Wine Editor of the Sonoma Index-Tribune and hosts a radio show on KSVY 93.1 FM in Sonoma, California and is founder and director of the Sonoma School Garden Project. Her Kathleen Hill Culinary Collection includes nearly 4,000 kitchen utensils signs and pamphlets.