November 26, 2011

Dear Chicago

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This city—with all its liveliness and contradictions—has had its share of literary immortalization. Carl Sandburg did it perhaps most famously with his poem “Chicago.” Theodore Dreiser also waxed poetic about Chicago in his 1914 novel, The Titan. > Read more

November 20, 2011

Decking the (Marble) Halls

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Here are some behind-the-scenes snapshots of the decorating team putting up our holiday adornments. > Read more

November 16, 2011

You Asked: What is McCormickville?

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Think of McCormickville as the Evanston of the late 19th century. While George Pullman and Marshall Field built their mansions on a stretch of Prairie Avenue to the south, the Nickersons and a handful of other Chicago elite—Cyrus McCormick among them—built northwards. > Read more

November 10, 2011

Tiffany: A Furniture Designer, too

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Tiffany Studios created more than just lamps. > Read more

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April 10, 2015
Lombard's Lilac Crown Comes to the Driehaus Museum

The newest addition to the Maker & Muse exhibition is now on display. Read more

March 31, 2015
From Brooklyn to Hollywood: A Journey in Jewels

Distinguished Jewelery Designer and Collector Neil Lane at the Driehaus Museum on April 30 Read more

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From Brooklyn to Hollywood: A Journey in Jewels
Thursday, April 30

Join us for this special lecture where Neil Lane will discuss his passion for jewelry. Read more

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Lady Day: A Billie Holiday Tribute Concert
Friday, May 8

Celebrate the life of Billie Holiday with an evening of music as we pay tribute to this phenomenal artist and icon. Read more