Become a Member

“Good architecture brings pleasure; it makes people feel comfortable in their larger home—this great city of Chicago.”
—Richard H. Driehaus, Founder

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.”

Join today. For more information about membership, call 312 482 8933, ext. 45 or email membership@driehausmuseum.org.

Individual

Individuals enjoy unlimited admission to the Museum and its special exhibitions, access to members-only events, and discounted Museum store merchandise. > Read more

National

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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Student/Teacher

Students and teachers can extend their classroom experience in the immersive historical and cultural environment of the Driehaus Museum. > Read more

Senior & Dual Senior

Those 65 years of age and older enjoy the special discounts and unique benefits of being part of the Driehaus Museum family. > Read more

Future Preservationist

A unique opportunity for art and history enthusiasts between 12 and 17 years of age, this youth membership level offers unlimited access to the Museum's collection and regular exhibitions. > Read more

Dual

At the Dual level, couples receive unlimited admission to the Museum and its special exhibitions, plus reciprocal admission to over 100 museums across the country.
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Donor

In addition to other special Museum privileges, Donors have access to the Driehaus Neighborhood Dining Partnership, which includes some of the finest dining establishments in the area. > Read more

Patron

Perfect for those who wish to share. In addition to gaining unlimited admission for two, Patrons receive eight guest passes and a complimentary Individual or Future Preservationist gift membership. > Read more

Nickerson Circle

Members of the Nickerson Circle receive an exclusive tour for two members and two guests with the Museum's Director. This level also includes unique opportunities for private events. > Read more

Driehaus Society

The passionate conservators and supporters of the Driehaus Society have, in addition to the most extensive benefits the Museum offers, the opportunity to enjoy a private tour and lunch with the Museum's Director. > Read more

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 debuts its inaugural exhibition, devoted solely to this extraordinary artist's work.

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News

April 11, 2014
The Illinois and Chicago Departments of Transportation need your help to redefine North Lake Shore Drive

The citizens of Chicago and all regional users have the chance to provide input on they use the Drive and how it can meet travel demands of all users in the corridor. Read more

March 24, 2014
Ames-Webster Mansion in Boston Restored

Take an in-depth look at the restoration and how the Institute of Classical Art and Architecture (ICAA) became involved. Read more