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Mrs. Thorne's Wold of Miniatures
Saturday, February 21 and March 7
11 a.m to 12:30 p.m.
Museum Members $20; $30 including book
Public $25; $35 including book Buy tickets
Note: To receive the member discount, members must log in after clicking through to the ticket purchase screen. Please place the tickets you would like to purchase in your cart and the discount will be applied when you check out. For information about Driehaus Museum memberships, please see the Join section on the website or call 312 482 8933, ext. 21.
Join us for our fist Book Club of the New Year. Narcissa Niblack Thorne gained world-wide recognition for the miniature rooms she created with such exacting detail that they became educational tools for student of architecture and interior design. Discover the fascinating details of Mrs. James Ward Thorne’s life and how her collection ended up at the Art Institute of Chicago with popular Chicago Historian and author Sally Kalmbach.
A welcome email will introduce the book, the author, and discussion topics. Participants should arrive to the book club having read the book. Tickets include Museum admission. The book is available in the Museum Store. Light refreshments will be provided.
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) at registration that evening.
EXHIBITION PREVIEW PARTY
Thursday, February 12
Be among the first to experience the special exhibition Maker & Muse before it opens to the public. Read more
Love is in the air A Valentines Day Jazz Concert
Saturday, February 14
Let jazz vocalist Rose Colella serenade you this Valentine's Day. Read more
Saturday, April 11
Join us for a lively discussion of The Collection which explores the glamorous world of haute couture through the eyes of a young girl working as a seamstress at one of the most intriguing fashion houses in history. Read more
Crab Tree Farm: Exploring the Arts and Crafts Movement
Saturday, April 18
Join us this spring for a new travel tour which takes us to Lake Bluff, Illinois to visit Crab Tree Farm, a private estate with farm buildings that display Arts and Crafts collections in settings that have been purposely designed to reflect the aesthetics of the movement. Read more
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