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Thursday, August 11 • 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Newberry Library and Driehaus Museum LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

The Newberry Library, a world-renowned research library built in 1893, houses over six centuries of rare books, maps, manuscripts and ephemera and is home to the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing and The Center for Renaissance Studies. Join staff for a guided tour and private viewing of some of their most interesting treasures.

We will then proceed by foot to the nearby Richard H. Driehaus Museum, one of the grandest residential buildings of 19th-century Chicago, the Gilded Age home of banker Samuel Mayo Nickerson. The home, commissioned in 1879, is in pristine condition after a five year restoration and houses decorative arts by premier designers such as Louis Comfort Tiffany and Herter Brothers. 

Maximum Participants: 25
Fee: Included with registration
Accessibility: Substantial walking, standing
Transportation: Red Line CTA train to Clark/Division, 4 blocks walk south on Clark Street

Pairing Recommendation: Museum of Contemporary Art, which is within 15 minute walk

Thursday August 11, 2016 1:00pm - 3:15pm

Attendees (8)