Senior $55

With a $55 membership, Seniors receive:

  • Unlimited admission to the Museum and special exhibitions for one person
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts on select Museum programs
  • 15% discount on Driehaus Museum store merchandise
  • Reciprocal Benefit with Chicago Architecture Foundation (Buy One, Get One Free Walking Tour)


Fire surround in the sculpture gallery (detail), designed by Giannini & Hilgart. Photo by Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing for the Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

< Back to overview


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


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