Beer in ART: A Walk Through Art (and Beer) History
Presented by Gregg Smith
Saturday, April 2, 2022 • 4 – 5 pm
Beer has been around for millennia and Art as well; if Art depicts life shouldn’t Beer have a place in Art? It does, and it can be seen over and over, but sometimes we need to know where to look. Explore where Beer is in Art and why with award-winning beer historian Gregg Smith and sample select beers.
Gregg Smith is an award-winning author and speaker on beer and brewing. He has been a featured lecturer at the Smithsonian, The Museum of America and the Sea, and the Culinary Institute of America. He has appeared on several beer related programs on the History, Discovery and Learning Channels.
He has served as a Board Member and Associate Director of the Beer Judge Certification Program. He holds the rank of Grand Master Beer Judge II and has judged since 1993 at the Great American Beer Festival and since 1998 at the World Beer Cup.
He has been awarded Twenty-Three "Quill and Tankards" for beer writing; He was named Beer Writer of the Year twice and runner-up several times and twice received the award for excellence in writing from the American Brewerianna Association.
Gregg serves as founding member and president of the North American Brewers Association, a federal 501.(c).3 which runs the non-profit Mountain Brewers Beer Fest. The festival celebrates its 25th year in 2019 and has raised over a 1.8 million dollars for charity and non-profit organizations.
He lives in Idaho Falls, Idaho with his wife Lisa (also a GABF and World Beer Cup Judge) had a Black Lab named Simba who constantly begged for a taste of beer, and a Coon Hound named Gracie who should not.
Admission $10 at the door • $5 for TAM Members
Must be 21 yrs +