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Sounds of the Season
Saturday, November 22
3 to 5 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.
Mark Twain Lecture
Thursday, October 6
This lecture by Jennifer A. Greenhill, PhD., Associate Professor of Art History, American Art and Visual Culture, University of Southern California explore the creative possibilities offered by the comic press during the Gilded Age through the work of Mark Twain. Read more
Thursday, October 13
This second Nickerson Lecture by Moira Gallagher, Research Assistant in the American Wing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, brings to light the significant, yet little known cabinet making and decorating enterprise of George A. Schastey. Read more
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