Archives For Nickerson Lecture Series

We’re exploring Dr. Susan Braden’s lecture topic, Henry Flagler and Henry Plant’s luxurious Gilded Age resorts in Florida.

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We’re exploring journalist Erin Feher’s lecture topic from last week: San Francisco’s architecture from the Gold Rush on.

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Read on for a discussion with Nickerson lecturer Rolf Achilles about stained glass history, the differences between Catholic and Protestant church windows, and where you can see the best examples of American glass in Chicago.

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A conversation with the Driehaus Museum’s Anna Wolff about the inspiration and history of the Samuel M. Nickerson Lecture Series.

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Last week, Dr. Caroline Hellman delivered a lecture entitled The Gilded Progressive: Edith Wharton’s Literary and Autobiographical Designs. Read on for key excerpts of Wharton’s work discussed during the talk and a Q&A with Hellman.

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After his well-received lectures on Gilded Age taste at the Driehaus Museum, Ulysses Grant Dietz agreed to a follow-up chat. Read on for the conversation.

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