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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Exhibitions

Louis Comfort Tiffany:
Treasures from the Driehaus Collection

One of America’s most celebrated artists, Louis Comfort Tiffany worked in nearly all media available to artists and designers in the late 19th and early 20th-centuries. In September 2013, the Richard H. Driehaus Museum debuted its inaugural exhibition, devoted solely to this extraordinary artist's work.

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