February 24, 2012

A Nickerson Tour


Though Samuel made his riches in Chicago, the old Nickerson name was established in—and remains in—Massachusetts. > Read more

February 15, 2012

"The Seven Lamps of Architecture" by John Ruskin


John Ruskin on reversing the flow of inspiration's origins and drawing designs from nature instead.
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February 05, 2012

You Asked: What is the Inscription in the Gothic Chandelier?


A unique Gothic Revival-style Tiffany Studios chandelier in Driehaus Museum's smoking room reveals itself as a memorial chandelier—that is, if you can make out the inscription. > Read more

February 01, 2012

For Sale: Gilded Age Luxury


Visiting a historic mansion may be fun, but living in one is even better. > Read more


November 24, 2015
Entertain Your Guests in the Nickerson Mansion

The Driehaus Museum provides an intimate setting for corporate entertaining and private events. Read more

November 09, 2015
Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2015

It is almost time for the annual lights festival and parade again! Read more

Featured Program

Glitter & Gold Holiday Brunch 2015
Saturday, December 5

Gather with family and friends for our second annual holiday brunch in the Museum’s historic Ballroom. Read more

Featured Program

Cool Yule
Saturday, December 12

Spider Saloff brings her signature holiday show to the Museum this holiday season! Read more