April 24, 2013

Q&A with Erin Feher


We're exploring journalist Erin Feher's lecture topic from last week: San Francisco's architecture from the Gold Rush on. > Read more

April 16, 2013

Announcing 'Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection'


Our first blog post dedicated to the Museum's first exhibition! Featuring a Q&A with the exhibition curator, David A. Hanks. > Read more

April 11, 2013

You Asked: Why Aren't There Beds in the Nickerson Bedrooms?


Ever wonder why the former living quarters on the second floor don't look like bedrooms anymore? > Read more

April 04, 2013

The Story of H. H. Richardson


Chicago's Glessner House Museum contributes a guest post this week about its architect--a man who coined his own brand of Romanesque, H. H. Richardson. > Read more

March 24, 2013

Featured Designer: Louis Majorelle (and Our New “Les Orchidées” Vitrine)


Want to know more about the designer behind the new art nouveau display case at the Driehaus Museum? > Read more

March 19, 2013

Q&A with Rolf Achilles


Read on for a discussion with Nickerson lecturer Rolf Achilles about stained glass history, the differences between Catholic and Protestant church windows, and where you can see the best examples of American glass in Chicago. > Read more

March 01, 2013

Singing Women's Praises


Here's to "the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America." > Read more

February 25, 2013

[Q&A] Behind the Scenes of the Samuel M. Nickerson Lecture Series


A conversation with the Driehaus Museum's Anna Wolff about the inspiration and history of the Samuel M. Nickerson Lecture Series. > Read more

February 18, 2013

The 2013 Driehaus Prize


The Driehaus Prize ceremony takes place next month. Here's a look at the work of this year's laureate, Thomas Beeby, as well as the Reed Award winner, David Watkin. > Read more

February 11, 2013

A Princely Estate: Domaine de Chantilly, France


One of the Driehaus Museum's sister institutions is a lavish medieval estate in Chantilly, France. > Read more

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September 13, 2016
‘Giant Gems of the Smithsonian’ Now Open in Dallas

The exhibition opened last Friday at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and includes a 56-carat amethyst necklace circa 1915 by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Read more

August 13, 2016
The National Historic Preservation Act Commemorates 50 Years

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the NHPA into law on October 15, 1966, to encourage Americans to identify and preserve our nation’s cultural and historic resources. Read more

Featured Program

Signature Lecture with Marcus Mucha - Alphonse Mucha: The Man, The Artist, The Legacy
Wednesday, October 11

Marcus Mucha, the artist's great-grandson, will tell the story of Alphonse Mucha's life and work, as well as discuss the family's efforts to preserve and promote the artist's legacy. Read more

Featured Program

Fall Book Club - Edgar Allan Poe: The Best of Poe
Saturday, October 14

Read and discuss a selection of Poe's most influential works including The Tell-tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher and The Raven, considered among the greatest works in American literature. Read more