Student/Educator $50

With a $50 membership, Students and Educators 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)

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Staircase in the main hall (detail). Photo by Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing for the Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

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Exhibitions

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

News

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

May 11, 2016
With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age Special Exhibition Coming this Summer

Opening June 25th, With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age will showcase cartoons from Puck magazine, well known for its satirical drawings. Read more