Dear Chicago0 comments
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
Decking the (Marble) Halls0 comments
Here are some behind-the-scenes snapshots of the decorating team putting up our holiday adornments. > Read more
You Asked: What is McCormickville?2 comments
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
March 23, 2015
The Art Institute of Chicago Presents Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690–1840
Now Through Sunday, June 7, 2015. Read more
March 12, 2015
Michael Graves, prolific architect and designer, has passed away.
Chicago Tribune reports that Princeton architect Michael Graves, age 80, passed away. Read more
The Collection- Sold Out!
Saturday, April 11
Join us for a lively discussion of The Collection which explores the glamorous world of haute couture through the eyes of a young girl working as a seamstress at one of the most intriguing fashion houses in history. Read more
My Fair Audrey
Friday, April 17
Join Driehaus Museum favorite Hilary Feldman accompanied by Beckie Menzie in a musical tribute to Audrey Hepburn. Read more
Crab Tree Farm: Exploring the Arts and Crafts Movement- Sold Out!
Saturday, April 18
Join us this spring for a new travel tour which takes us to Lake Bluff, Illinois to visit Crab Tree Farm, a private estate with farm buildings that display Arts and Crafts collections in settings that have been purposely designed to reflect the aesthetics of the movement. Read more