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The Ballroom

Photos by Michael Monar for the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2014

Reached by ascending the grand marble staircase, the mahogany paneled Ballroom on the mansion’s third floor provides a sumptuous setting for seated dinners, presentations and executive meetings. Three galleries adjacent to the Ballroom can also be used to accommodate guests.

Capacities
Dining 50
Theatre 50
Cocktails [Entire Museum] 125

The Driehaus Museum Event Planning Office

312-482-8933, ext. 22
events@driehausmuseum.org
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Featured Program

A Toast to the Gilded Age: The Art of Absinthe
Friday, April 7

Explore the enigmatic fin de siècle drink notoriously identified with Montmartre's thriving bohemian artist culture in Belle Époque Paris. After a brief discussion on its history, you will taste several cocktails inspired by "The Green Fairy." Read more

Featured Program

Easter Brunch: A Family Affair
Sunday, April 16

Enjoy our new Easter brunch with your family and friends in the elegant Ballroom. Begin with a special toast followed by a delicious catered buffet brunch, live music, reading and the Easter Bunny! Read more