November 29, 2011

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum Launches New Initiatives

Museum launches expanded public hours and tour schedule, special holiday events, a membership program and redesigned website. Read more

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July 20, 2016
Chicago Tribune's Rick Kogan Reviews With a Wink and Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age

"The show is delightful and spirited and one neatly embellished by two companion exhibits: "Gilded Age Luxury," which features 15 objects drawn from the Driehaus Collection, a gathering of small luxury goods from the period; and "Women of Influence: Chicago's Leading Ladies," with nearly 20 historical images highlighting influential local women of the era." -Kogan 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