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[Q&A] with Dr. Caroline Hellman of City University of New York

September 24, 2012This year marks the 150th birthday of Edith Wharton, and Dr. Caroline Hellman—associate professor of English in New York—graciously accepted our invitation to speak about the writer and interior designer for our Samuel M. Nickerson Lecture Series.Read Article


An Architect’s Legacy: Sir John Soane’s Museum, London

September 18, 2012The Driehaus Museum has three sister institutions in Europe, each simply resplendent and embodying the highest ideals of preservation and classical architecture, just as we strive to do here in Chicago.Read Article

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Open House Chicago, Oct. 13-14

September 10, 2012On Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14, the Driehaus Museum will open its doors and offer free self-guided admission as just one of 150 participants in Open House Chicago 2012.Read Article

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[Featured Member] Becca Brown, Young Preservationist

September 04, 2012This blog is part of an occasional series featuring Museum members. To share your story, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).Read Article