Sat 8 Sep 2018 - Sun 6 Jan 2019
Three Exhibitions Opening at the Driehaus Museum on September 8 focus on late 19th-Century Chicago and Gilded Age Portraiture.
Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America and Gilded Chicago: Portraits of an Era look at the popular revival of formal portraiture in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Beauty's Legacy includes paintings of New York's elite while Gilded Chicago focuses on prominent Chicagoans of the time.
Treasures from the White City: The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 features original works and memorabilia designed for and exhibited at the fair in celebration of its 125th anniversary.