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Thursday, February 12
Exhibition Preview Party
Be among the first to experience the special exhibition Maker & Muse before it opens to the public. Read more

Saturday, February 14
Love is in the Air:
A Valentine's Day Jazz Concert

Let jazz vocalist Rose Colella serenade you this Valentine's Day. Read more

Museum Blog

December 24, 2014
Recognizing Influences and Appearance [The Arts and Crafts Movement]
The first in a three part series, this month’s blog post serves as a mini-prep course for the Arts and Crafts Movement, a major theme in our upcoming exhibition entitled Maker & Muse: Women and Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry. Read More


Stained glass dome at the Richard H. Driehaus Museum
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 Richard H. Driehaus Museum
The Museum is open for self-guided visitation during regular hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

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January 22, 2015
Cooper Hewitt Museum embraces a multifaceted identity.
Following an $81 million makeover, the Cooper Hewitt showcases objects that are both newfangled and elegantly refined, all housed within a Neo-Georgian manse. Read More

December 12, 2014
Driehaus Museum closed for part of January
The Museum will be closed January 5-16, 2015. Read More

December 01, 2014
Chicago’s Historic House Museums Launch New Website
At Home in Chicago celebrates the unexpected connections shared by more than twenty museums in and around Chicago. Read More

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