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We invite you to join the Driehaus Museum and become part of a community dedicated to the continued preservation and celebration of Gilded Age design and architecture in “this great city of Chicago.”
All memberships include complimentary admission, discounts on selected programs, and a 15% discount in the Museum Store.
If you are already a Driehaus Museum member we encourage you to renew your membership at a higher level. Your continued support is greatly appreciated. Please click on the appropriate link to renew your membership.
For more information about your current or new membership, please click the levels below, call 312-482-8933, ext. 31 or email Membership@DriehausMuseum.org.
Individuals enjoy unlimited admission to the Museum and its special exhibitions, access to members-only events, and discounted Museum store merchandise. > Read more
At the Dual level, couples receive unlimited admission to the Museum and its special exhibitions.
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Those 65 years of age and older enjoy the special discounts and unique benefits of being part of the Driehaus Museum family. > Read more
Dual Senior $100
Couples 65 years of age and older enjoy the special discounts and unique benefits of being part of the Driehaus Museum family. > Read more
Students and teachers can extend their classroom experience in the immersive historical and cultural environment of the Driehaus Museum. > Read more
For the decorative arts enthusiast who lives more than 150 miles away, membership benefits for the Driehaus Museum are within reach.
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With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age
Puck‘s cartoons were recognized for their artistic value even at the height of their popular appeal. In 1901 the magazine began offering past drawings for sale as original artworks; those who couldn’t afford them framed full-color centerfolds straight from the magazine. Created by well-known illustrators as well as new talent, these bold cartoons simultaneously reflected and defined the concerns of the Gilded Age, while pushing the boundaries of humor. Read more
July 20, 2016
Chicago Tribune's Rick Kogan Reviews With a Wink and Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age
"The show is delightful and spirited and one neatly embellished by two companion exhibits: "Gilded Age Luxury," which features 15 objects drawn from the Driehaus Collection, a gathering of small luxury goods from the period; and "Women of Influence: Chicago's Leading Ladies," with nearly 20 historical images highlighting influential local women of the era." -Kogan Read more
June 08, 2016
Kunstkammer museum now open in Australia, filled with classic porcelain, clocks, textiles and painting
A major new museum housing one of Australia’s largest private collections made up of more than 3,000 decorative arts objects opened in Adelaide this month. Read more