The Driehaus Museum Announces 2013 Holiday Program Schedule

CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrate the season's spirit with returning favorites and new fun holiday programs at the Driehaus Museum.   

Meet the ServantsMrs. Williams and her staff will be sharing the secrets behind Gilded Age holiday traditions during December weekends.  Holiday cookie recipes and 19th century holiday fashions will be discussed in different rooms throughout the Museum.  December Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays

Santa Saturdays at the Museum – Saturday mornings will be filled with fun and seasonal traditions.  Chicago's own Aunt Holly tells lively stories while families create holiday art projects.  Santa himself will listen to your secret wishes. Dec. 7, 14, & 21

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – The annual holiday cabaret returns to the Driehaus Museum.  Laura Freeman, Beckie Menzie, and Marianne Murphy Orland will delight audiences with cabaret-style versions of winter favorites. Dec. 12

Mix & Mingle at the Movies:  Meet Me in St. Louis – Is that the "clang, clang, clang" of the trolley we hear?  Get your ticket and jump on board as the Museum presents the classic 1944 film Meet Me in St. Louis.  During intermission, two special guests will lead everyone in a lively round of holiday carols.  Dec. 14.

For additional information on these programs or to purchase tickets, please visit our Programs page.

About the Driehaus Museum

Steps away from Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the Richard H. Driehaus Museum is a fascinating and rare example of the palatial homes erected by the wealthy of America's Gilded Age. The galleries are elegantly furnished with pieces from the most celebrated designers of the late 19th and early 20th century, such as Louis Comfort Tiffany and Herter Brothers. These objets d'art are presented in harmony with the immaculately-restored interiors and surviving furnishings of the Samuel M. Nickerson Mansion, which was designated as a Chicago landmark in 1977. For more information about the Museum, its collection or offerings, please visit

DriehausMuseum.org.

Members of the media may contact Samantha Chmelik, Sales and Marketing Coordinator, for more information: 312 482 8933, ext. 39 or schmelik@driehausmuseum.org. High-resolution images are available at www.driehausmuseum.org/press/images.

SOURCE Richard H. Driehaus Museum



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