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In the Secret Garden -
4th Annual Mother's Day Tea
Sunday, May 11
Seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Museum Members $60; Public $70 Buy tickets
Please note: Reserved seating is assigned by ticket purchase date.
Join us for our popular Mother’s Day Tea! Celebrate this special day in the Museum’s historic ballroom where you’ll be transported to a magical garden and enjoy a special tea service—featuring a delicious an array of fine teas, petite scones, finger sandwiches, and butter cookies. Complimentary tours of the Museum will be available following the tea. This is the perfect way to treat your mom to an afternoon of luxury and relaxation.
During the event guests are invited to a special Trunk Show featuring hand crafted jewelry and home décor items from Julia Knight. Browse our eclectic selection of objects that transform the everyday into something wonderful.
Please note that in exchange for your reservation and/or ticket, you have authorized the Driehaus Museum to photograph, record, film, video tape, or otherwise use your likeness, performance, image, and/or voice for use in general and/or program-related Driehaus Museum promotional materials. If for any reason, you do not wish to be photographed, please provide your name(s) at registration that evening.
Sounds of the Season
Saturday, November 22
Once again this year, period-dressed carolers treat passersby to their favorite holiday songs from the Museum's front porch. Stop by before making your way to the Magnificent Mile's Lights Festival! Read more
Glitter & Gold Holiday Brunch
Saturday, December 6
Gather with family and friends for our first holiday brunch in the Museum’s historic Ballroom. Read more
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Holiday Cabaret
Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13
‘Tis the season to delight in the sensational vocal-stylings of acclaimed artist, David Edelfeldt. Together, he and Chicago’s favorite chanteuse, Becky Menzie will perform winter and holiday favorites in their popular cabaret-style, while you enjoy drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. Read more
Santa Saturday 2
Saturdays, December 13 and 20
Celebrate the traditions of Gilded Age America that continue to make our winter holidays special! Read more
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