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Celebrate Dad: Father's Day at the Museum
Sunday, June 15
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Complimentary general admission for fathers
This Father’s Day, we celebrate the men in our lives and the machines they love—automobiles. Weather permitting; two vintage cars from Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage will be displayed in front of the Driehaus Museum from noon until 3 p.m. All dads receive complimentary general admission to the Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please pardon our appearance as we restore the limestone stairs that lead to the front door of the Museum.
Mansions and Millionaires: The McCormickville Walking Tour
First and third Saturdays, May 3 through November 15
Step back in time to enjoy a special walking tour of Chicago's River North district, led by historian Sally Sexton Kalmbach. Read more
Tiffany Girls Studio Tour
Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from June 25 through September 1
Sneak into the “studio” with Tiffany designers Clara Driscoll and Agnes Northrop. Read more
Nickerson Lecture: Achievements of the Low Art Tile Company
Thursday, September 18
The Low Art tile Company produced some of the finest ceramic tiles ever produced in the United States. Between 1878 and 1904 Low tiles were displayed in more than eighteen distributors showrooms around the United States, Canada and Britain. The talk will provide a window into the artistic world of late 19th century America. Read more
Nickerson Lecture: Gardens for a Beautiful America
Thursday, October 30
Gilded Age industrialism brought a new prosperity, but at the price of once pristine forests, rivers, and blue skies, devastated by continental railroad building and factory pollution. This lecture will explore the work of wealthy women and landscape architects to green America. Read more
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