Monday, November 7

Exhibition Lecture
Chicago's Leading Ladies: The Women Who Left a Lasting Legacy to the City of Chicago

By popular demand, Ms. Sexton Kalmbach will present a second lecture inspired by the current exhibition Women of Influence: Chicago's Leading Ladies which explores progressive women during Chicago's Gilded Age. > Read more

Thursday, November 17

Nickerson Lecture
William August Fiedler: Architecture and Interiors of the "Marble Palace" and Other Magnificent Gilded Age Mansions

For the third and final Nickerson Lecture, join Art Historian Rolf Achilles for an insightful look into the characteristic architecture and interiors of Gilded Age designer William August Fiedler. > Read more

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40 East Erie Street
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Featured Program

Murder Mystery 2016
Friday, October 28 or Saturday, October 29

The Museum's very popular Murder Mystery returns with a new tale. Hilarious hijinks and scandalous secrets set the stage for a farce of murderous proportions paired with our special exhibition With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age. Read more

Featured Program

Twilight Blues
Friday, November 4

Enjoy an intimate evening of solo blues music in the Museum's historic Ballroom featuring Guy King, one of Chicago's favorite bluesmen. Read more