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

News

June 29, 2015
Newark Museum Opens "From Pearls to Platinum to Plastic"

Newark Museum's new exhibition focuses on the inventiveness of materials used in jewelry making over the centuries. Read more

June 25, 2015
Announcing Dressing Downton in 2016

Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times to open at the Museum February 9, 2016. Read more

Featured Program

Fall Book Club Remembering Marshall Field's
Saturday, September 19

Go back in time over 150 years ago when Marshall Field's was Chicago's premiere department store. Read more