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November 01, 2016

New Exhibition, L'Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters, to Open February 2017

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum is proud to announce the special exhibition L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters opening February 11, 2017. The exhibition features 45 posters dating from 1875 to 1910 created by five grand masters: Jules Chéret, Eugène Grasset, Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Alphonse Mucha.
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October 26, 2016

Driehaus Museum Announces 2016 Late Fall and Holiday Programs

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum (40 E. Erie) presents fascinating new lectures, concerts and more for the upcoming season, and announces the final weeks of its special exhibition, With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age. Read more

August 01, 2016

Driehaus Museum Announces 2016 Fall Exhibitions and Programs

The Driehaus Museum presents fascinating exhibitions, lectures, tours, and more for Fall 2016. Read more

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The History of the Samuel M. Nickerson Mansion

In 1879, Chicago banker Samuel Mayo Nickerson commissioned a new house from the architectural firm of Burling and Whitehouse of Chicago. Read more