February 24, 2012

A Nickerson Tour

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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

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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?

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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

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

News

August 20, 2015
Driehaus Museum Signature Tile Contest

Voting has begun for our signature tile for 2015 - which one will you choose? Read more

August 14, 2015
Driehaus Museum named one of TripAdvisor's most unexpected popular attractions

USA Today features the Driehaus Museum as an institution with a high ranking in reviews but not as known in a city of large institutions. Read more

Featured Program

Nickerson Lecture: Japan Craze
Thursday, September 17

Learn why Western artists began incorporating Japanese motifs and aesthetic principles into their work becoming known as "Japonisme". Read more

Featured Program

Fall Book Club Dracula
Saturday, October 10

Join us to discuss Bram Stoker's classic 1897 novel just in time for Halloween Read more