Introducing Chicago Collects: Jewelry in Perspective

Thursday, May 23, 2024 6 – 8 pm

40 E. Erie
Nickerson Mansion
Chicago, IL 60611

$20 general, $10 Student

Visitors are invited to Driehaus Museum’s sumptuous new exhibition Chicago Collects: Jewelry in Perspective on its opening night featuring guest curator Elyse Zorn Karlin in conversation with Driehaus Museum Executive Director Lisa Key. From assembling over 200 pieces of jewelry and decorative arts from across four centuries to exploring their artistic origins and merits, Karlin will share her expertise and insights into the history of jewelry design and the story Chicago Collects tells.


About the Driehaus Museum

The Driehaus Museum engages and inspires the global community through exploration and ongoing conversations in art, architecture, and design of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its permanent collection and temporary exhibitions are presented in an immersive experience within the restored Nickerson Mansion, completed in 1883, at the height of the Gilded Age, and the Murphy Auditorium, built in 1926. The Museum’s collection reflects and is inspired by the collecting interests, vision, and focus of its founder, the late Richard H. Driehaus. For more information, visit driehausmuseum.organd connect with the Museum on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.