March 24, 2013

Featured Designer: Louis Majorelle (and Our New “Les Orchidées” Vitrine)


Want to know more about the designer behind the new art nouveau display case at the Driehaus Museum? > Read more

March 19, 2013

Q&A with Rolf Achilles


Read on for a discussion with Nickerson lecturer Rolf Achilles about stained glass history, the differences between Catholic and Protestant church windows, and where you can see the best examples of American glass in Chicago. > Read more

March 01, 2013

Singing Women's Praises


Here's to "the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America." > Read more


September 13, 2016
‘Giant Gems of the Smithsonian’ Now Open in Dallas

The exhibition opened last Friday at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and includes a 56-carat amethyst necklace circa 1915 by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Read more

August 13, 2016
The National Historic Preservation Act Commemorates 50 Years

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the NHPA into law on October 15, 1966, to encourage Americans to identify and preserve our nation’s cultural and historic resources. Read more

Featured Program

Signature Lecture with Marcus Mucha - Alphonse Mucha: The Man, The Artist, The Legacy
Wednesday, October 11

Marcus Mucha, the artist's great-grandson, will tell the story of Alphonse Mucha's life and work, as well as discuss the family's efforts to preserve and promote the artist's legacy. Read more

Featured Program

Fall Book Club - Edgar Allan Poe: The Best of Poe
Saturday, October 14

Read and discuss a selection of Poe's most influential works including The Tell-tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher and The Raven, considered among the greatest works in American literature. Read more