March 29, 2012

From the Collection: 'Cupid and Psyche'


The Museum is home to an Italian neo-classical sculpture which depicts, in life-sized figures, a well-known myth. > Read more

March 21, 2012

'The Pet Economies of Well-Known Millionaires'


A snarky catalogue of the Scrooge-like ways of big-name New Yorkers. > Read more

March 14, 2012

Adele Friedman: Artist, Teacher, Explorer


Film artist, educator, and Museum member Adele Friedman talks about the agony of choosing between Lucian Freud and J.M.W. Turner, returning to her native Chicago, and discovering the Driehaus Museum. > Read more

March 06, 2012

Gatsby's House


Themes linking corruption and dissatisfaction to wealth aren't mired exclusively in the Gilded Age. > Read more


October 07, 2015
Dressing Downton Exhibition Tickets Now on Sale

Purchase your tickets now to see the costumes of Downton Abbey® in 2016. Read more

September 18, 2015
Chicago Architecture Biennial’s Public Programs Announced

The city's inaugural architecture biennial has listed their public programs for the year. Read more

Featured Program

Jewelry As Art: The Austrian Jugendstil Style
Wednesday, November 4

Janis Staggs, Associate Director for Curatorial and Publications at Neue Galerie New York, discusses turn of the twentieth century German and Austrian jewelry, otherwise known as Jugendstil. Read more

Featured Program

Evening at the Marble Palace
Friday, November 20

For the first time ever we're opening our Evening at the Marble Palace event to the public. Bring your friends for a cocktail party in the Nickerson Mansion! Read more