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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.
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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