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Saturday, December 6
Glitter & Gold Holiday Brunch
Gather with family and friends for our first holiday brunch in the Museum’s historic Ballroom. Read more

Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year:
Holiday Cabaret

‘Tis the season to delight in the sensational vocal-stylings of acclaimed artist, David Edelfelt. Together, he and Chicago’s favorite chanteuse, Beckie Menzie will perform winter and holiday favorites in their popular cabaret-style, while you enjoy drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. Read more

Museum Blog

October 1, 2014
A Guide to Enjoying the World’s Colombian Exposition
Have you ever wondered what visiting the 1893 World’s Colombian Exposition in Chicago would have been like? In this month's blog, we take a look at Mrs. Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer's article from Century Magazine that advised prospective visitors on how to best explore the Fair. 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. Extended hours first and third Tuesdays, until 8 p.m., subject to availability.

Please Note: On Wednesday, December 24 and 31 we will be open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Museum will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection

Extended through January 4, 2015!

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 January 4, 2015.
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Tour Schedule

The daily tour schedule is:
Best of Both: Tiffany & Museum Highlights
10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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November 04, 2014
Driehaus Museum prepares for an Upcoming Exhibition
Check out this feature on our upcoming exhibition Maker & Muse: Women and Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry. Read More

October 01, 2014
Harriet F. Rees House Moved to a new location
The Harriet F. Rees House moves one block north but will stay within the context of the Prairie District. Read More

August 15, 2014
Remaining Relevant: A look at Washington’s Fascinating House Museums
Washington's most fascinating house museums allow visitors to relive history. Most historical house museums today have successfully evolved with the times and have made great strides in historical preservation. These museums are thriving, boosted in part by advances in the field, as well as growing appreciation for preservation among the general public.
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