Saturdays, December 7, 14, & 21
Santa Saturdays at the Driehaus Museum
Celebrate the traditions of Gilded Age America that continue to make our winter holidays special! Read more
Saturday, December 14
Mix & Mingle at the Movies:
Meet Me in St. Louis
Join us for an evening of merriment as the Marble Palace presents the classic film Meet Me in St. Louis!
October 14, 2013
In Process: Creating Reproduction Low Art Tiles for the Museum Store
For the Museum Store, L’Esperance Tile was commissioned to craft two custom tiles inspired by the J. & J. G. Low Art Tile Works tiles found in the Driehaus Museum—which, with their embossed natural details, jewel-toned colors, and sheen, are among the most stunning surviving elements of the this 1883 mansion. Read More
Steps away from Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the Driehaus Museum offers visitors a fascinating view of one of the few remaining examples of the palatial homes erected by the wealthy of America's Gilded Age.
The galleries, elegantly furnished with period pieces selected from the Driehaus Collection, are presented in harmony with the interiors and surviving furnishings, immersing visitors in the original splendor of this late 19th-century home. Read more
Hours, Exhibition, and Tour Information
The Museum is open for self-guided visitation during regular hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Extended hours first and third Tuesdays, until 8 p.m.
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection
One of America’s most celebrated artists, Louis Comfort Tiffany worked in nearly all media available to artists and designers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Driehaus Museum’s inaugural exhibition is devoted solely to this extraordinary artist’s work. Visit the exhibition through June 29, 2014.
The daily tour schedule is:
10:30 a.m. Highlights of Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection
11:30 a.m. Best of Both: Tiffany & Museum Highlights
1:30 p.m. Best of Both: Tiffany & Museum Highlights
3:30 p.m. Highlights of Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection
Advance reservations are not required.
Mansions and Millionaires: The McCormickville Walking Tour takes place the first and third Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. Advance reservations are highly recommended for the Museum's themed guided tours, and can be made online or by calling 312 482 8933, ext. 21.
November 25, 2013
A New Phase for an Old Home
An article in Plinth by Lindsay Bosch explores the challenge of managing a current exhibition and planning for future shows within the context of a historic home museum. Read More
November 19, 2013
The New York Times mentions Tiffany and Herter furniture in a recent article.
A recent article in the New York Times mentions both Tiffany and Herter furniture currently on display at the Driehaus Museum. Read More
November 07, 2013
Preview of the new Queens Museum and the Neustadt Collection Gallery in New York
Lise Dubé-Scherr, Director, attends a private preview of the new Queens Museum and the Neustadt Collection Gallery in New York. Read More
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