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Tiffany Travel Tour
Louis Comfort Tiffany: From Calla Lilies to Cathedrals
Saturdays, October 5 through December 28
12:30 to 3 p.m.
Museum Members $35; Public $45 Buy tickets
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Spend an afternoon with Tiffany in situ! This unique travel tour takes you from miniatures to monumental windows, revealing the artist’s ability to create objects for a variety of settings and purposes.
The afternoon begins with a guided highlights tour of Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection, exhibited within the Driehaus Museum’s late 19th-century domestic interiors. Next, travel by private motor coach to Second Presbyterian Church, one of the best surviving Arts and Crafts churches in America and a national historic landmark, to enjoy a guided tour of the sanctuary’s nine original Tiffany windows. Guests will experience the artist’s wide range of subject matter, including pastoral landscapes, jeweled abstracts, and religious figural works, as well as his unparalleled ability to infuse both intimate personal objects and large-scale commissions with exceptional beauty.
As space is limited, advance ticket purchase is required. Ticket includes Driehaus Museum general admission, guided tours of each location, and round-trip transportation from the Museum. For questions about accessibility during the tour, please call 312 482 8933, ext. 21.
Please note: this tour will not take place on October 19, nor on November 16 when it coincides with the one-day symposium Louis Comfort Tiffany: The Artist & His Legacy.
Image: Tiffany Studios (American, est. 1902), flowerform vase (detail), c. 1900-03. Photograph by John Faier © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2013.
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