Driehaus Society

Nautilus shell centerpiece lamp (detail), 1904-15. Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932). Glass, mother of pearl inlay, gilt bronze base. Photo by Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing for the Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

With a $2,500 membership, Driehaus Society members receive:

  • Private tour and lunch for two members and two guests with the Driehaus Museum Director
  • Unlimited admission to the Museum and special exhibitions for two people
  • 10 guest passes
  • 15% discount on Museum event rentals
  • Discounted guest tickets for special events
  • Invitation to Nickerson Circle and Driehaus Society event for two people
  • Complimentary Individual or Future Preservationist gift membership
  • Copy of the Driehaus Museum book, An American Palace: Chicago’s Samuel M. Nickerson House
  • VIP advance program registration for Museum programs and special events
  • 4 complimentary passes to visit the Glessner House Museum
  • Special Privileges through the Driehaus Neighborhood Dining Partnership
  • Reciprocal admission to over 100 museums across the country for two people (through the North American Reciprocal Museum Program)
  • Recognition as a donor on Driehaus Museum website
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts on select Museum programs
  • 10% discount on Driehaus Museum store merchandise
  • Reciprocal Benefit with Chicago Architecture Foundation (Buy One, Get One Free Walking Tour)

*For information regarding addition membership levels above $2,500, please contact the Driehaus Museum Membership Office at 312 482 8933, ext. 39 or email membership@driehausmuseum.org.


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Maker & Muse:
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Maker & Muse: Women and Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry features more than 250 exemplary works of art jewelry between the Victorian Era and theFirst World War, including cloak clasps, hair ornaments, pins, brooches, rings, bracelets, pendants, necklaces, and several tiaras. This groundbreaking exhibition illuminates the international proliferation of art jewelry through the lens of woman as its maker and muse.

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