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Sounds of the Season
Saturday, November 23
2 to 4 p.m.
Free Outdoor Festivities!
It’s an annual tradition! As you make your way to Michigan Avenue for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, don’t forget to stop by the Driehaus Museum’s front porch to get into the holiday spirit. Once again this year, the talented Festive Singers will be dressed in Dickensian period attire and singing a capella holiday favorites for passersby to enjoy and sing along!
About the Festive Singers
Featured in Disney’s 2009 major motion picture A Christmas Carol, the Festive Singers carolers bestow the best of holiday entertainment. This a cappella quartet dons its best Dickens-style apparel while enlivening listeners with both traditional and contemporary seasonal songs.
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) upon arrival.
Book Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Saturday, October 11
Discuss Gilded Age fiction, biography, and history with the authors and historians. Join us for a lively discussion of Oscar Wilde’s only published novel. Read more
Gypsy Jazz: Swing Gitan
Friday, October 17
Back by popular demand! Chicago's premiere gypsy-jazz band, Swing Gitan, led by Alfonso Ponticello returns to the Museum for an evening of foot-tappin' swing played on acoustic instruments in the 1930's-style music of guitarist Django Reinhardt. 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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