Guided Tours

In addition to general self-guided admission, the Driehaus Museum offers a variety of daily guided tours.

Daily Tour Schedule*

10:30 a.m. Museum Highlights Tour
11:30 a.m. Museum Highlights Tour
1:30 p.m. Museum Highlights Tour
3:30 p.m. Museum Highlights Tour

*The Museum is closed Mondays, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Driehaus Museum Highlights Tour

This special one-hour guided tour highlights the Museum’s history, architecture, and collection, illuminating design tenets that blended inspiration from art movements all over the world.

Daily, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Tour length: 60 minutes
Cost: $5 with admission

Tickets are on a first-come, first served basis. Advance ticket purchase is not available or required.

Photo by Alexander Vertikoff for the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2011.

Exhibitions

With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age

Puck‘s cartoons were recognized for their artistic value even at the height of their popular appeal. In 1901 the magazine began offering past drawings for sale as original artworks; those who couldn’t afford them framed full-color centerfolds straight from the magazine. Created by well-known illustrators as well as new talent, these bold cartoons simultaneously reflected and defined the concerns of the Gilded Age, while pushing the boundaries of humor. Read more

Featured Program

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

News

September 13, 2016
‘Giant Gems of the Smithsonian’ Now Open in Dallas

The exhibition opened last Friday at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and includes a 56-carat amethyst necklace circa 1915 by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Read more

August 13, 2016
The National Historic Preservation Act Commemorates 50 Years

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the NHPA into law on October 15, 1966, to encourage Americans to identify and preserve our nation’s cultural and historic resources. Read more