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April 17, 2014

The WGN Morning News features the Driehaus Museum

The WGN Morning News featured the Driehaus Museum on Tuesday, April 15. > Read more

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

March 14, 2014

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Driehaus Museum

Join us as we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month with two exciting programs. > Read more

March 04, 2014

Happy Birthday Chicago!

In honor of The Windy City's 177th birthday, the City of Chicago is throwing a birthday party on Daley Plaza today. > Read more

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Museum Blog

September 10, 2013
The Young Mr. and Mrs. Nickerson: A Brief History
Samuel and Mathilda Nickerson were patriarch and matriarch of this fine home, but we can’t overlook their son Roland and his wife Adelaide, who shared the mansion with the elder Nickersons and started their young family here. Read more