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

Santa Saturdays 2017
Saturdays, December 2, 9, and 16

Art projects, lively story time, and sing-a-longs provide fun for the entire family. Don't forget to have your picture taken with Santa Claus! Read more

Featured Program

Glitter & Gold Holiday Brunch 2017
Sunday, December 10

Gather with family and friends to enjoy a lovely brunch including a Prosecco toast, elaborate buffet, and live music. In the spirit of the season, tables will be shared. Read more