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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
To receive the member discount, members must log in after clicking through to the ticket purchase screen. Discounts will be applied during check-out. For information about Driehaus Museum membership benefits, please visit the Join section of the website or call 312 482 8933, ext. 39.
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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Death, Disease and Bones: The Lincoln Park Walking Tour
Saturdays, October 18 & November 1
Wednesday, October 29
On this fascinating walking tour, learn about the macabre history of Chicago's Lincoln Park, which was once a vast, windswept cemetery. Read more
Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light
Wednesday, November 12
Louis C. Tiffany used colored glass as a painter uses pigments. In this illustrated lecture, Lindsy Parrott, Director/Curator of the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, will explore the history of Tiffany's glass and highlight some of the special types of glass found in his celebrated windows and lamps. Read more
An Intimate Evening with Bach
Thursday, November 13
Join us as award-winning and nationally celebrated Colombian-American cellist, Christine Lamprea makes her debut at performing J.S. Bach’s classic, Suite No. 6 together with an inspired medley of 20th-century compositions. Read more
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 McKenzie 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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