April 24, 2013

Q&A with Erin Feher


We're exploring journalist Erin Feher's lecture topic from last week: San Francisco's architecture from the Gold Rush on. > Read more

April 16, 2013

Announcing 'Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection'


Our first blog post dedicated to the Museum's first exhibition! Featuring a Q&A with the exhibition curator, David A. Hanks. > Read more

April 11, 2013

You Asked: Why Aren't There Beds in the Nickerson Bedrooms?


Ever wonder why the former living quarters on the second floor don't look like bedrooms anymore? > Read more

April 04, 2013

The Story of H. H. Richardson


Chicago's Glessner House Museum contributes a guest post this week about its architect--a man who coined his own brand of Romanesque, H. H. Richardson. > 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