Museum explores history of chocolate

Utah State University’s Museum of Anthropology offers a sweet activity at its next “Saturdays at the Museum” offering on February 19. An exhibit titled “How Sweet it is: The History of Chocolate” recounts chocolate’s history that is as rich as it is robust as the sweet treat. From the fruit’s early roots in South America to the modern Valentine’s Day chocolate filled hearts, the treat has made an impression on many and varied societies. The Saturday event will feature educational displays on the origins and history of chocolate around the world.Activities include chocolate bingo trivia, chocolate carvings and sculpture and M&M chocolate painting activities. The USU Museum of Anthropology is on the south turret of the historic Old Main Building, Room 232.

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