January 30, 2013

The Driehaus Museum Presents Second-Annual Performance of 'Bertha, the Sewing Machine Girl'

Early 20th-century melodrama produced and directed by The Second City co-founder Bernard Sahlins. Read more

January 22, 2013

The Driehaus Museum Presents ‘Unraveling the Mysteries of Harris Burdick’

Interactive family-friendly musical performance by the Metropolis Oboe Quartet features illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg. Read more

January 15, 2013

Driehaus Museum Celebrates Valentine's Day with an Evening of Tango

‘From Latin America with Love: A Night of Tango, Music and Song’ features Dois no Choro on February 7. 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