ArtBites Presents: The Art of Aphrodisiacs

Saturday, January 26, 2013
3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Cafe des Artistes and Cowden Gallery



Explore the myths and stories related to love, sex, and beauty in the special exhibition Aphrodite and the Gods of Love. Following the gallery talk, participate in a hands-on cooking class using proven aphrodisiacs and old world ingredients, and enjoy a dinner on SAMA’s Café des Artistes’ terrace!



Instructor Biography: Maite Gomez-Rejón


Maite has a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Grande Diplome from the French Culinary Institute in New York City.  Since 1995 Maite has worked in the education departments of such renowned museums as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Getty Villa; and has worked as a private chef and caterer.  In 2007, Maite founded ArtBites (, art and culinary history combined with hands-on cooking instruction, which she teaches at museums across the country.  Maite has been a guest on the Today Show, featured in Food & Wine magazine and interviewed on NPR’s Splendid Table. Her blog, Cooking Art History, appears in The Huffington Post. 



Art of Aphrodisiacs is instructed by Maite Gomez-Rejon from ArtBites.

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