March 31, 2009

Friends of Downtown Honors Driehaus Museum with Award for Best New Cultural Institution

The Driehaus Museum has been named Chicago’s Best New Cultural Institution at the 2009 Friends of Downtown Awards. Read more

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Museum News

September 13, 2016
‘Giant Gems of the Smithsonian’ Now Open in Dallas

The exhibition opened last Friday at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and includes a 56-carat amethyst necklace circa 1915 by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Read more

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