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AJ Drexel Picture Gallery: 

M - F: 3:30pm - 5pm
Tours by appointment.

Rincliff Gallery:

M - F: 8am - 7pm

Peck Gallery:

M - F: 9am - 5pm

  • Closed on Sundays and major holidays.
  • Galleries are free and open to the public.

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Coming Next

Cheers: Drinkware from The Drexel Collection:

December 4, 2017 - March 16, 2018

Rincliffe Gallery

For the second time, students in the Museum Leadership program will be curating an exhibition for The Drexel Collection, focusing on the variety of drinkware found in the Collection.

Coming Soon

Stories in Self-Portraits:

Spring/Summer 2018

Rincliffe Gallery

Curated by Tim Gorichanaz, PhD Candidate, Department of Information Science, this exhibition will tell the stories of the creation of a number of self-portraits by local artists to convey a "creation myth" for self-portraiture.

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Curator Pick of the Month

Title: Portrait of Letitia and Lillie Bell Randell
Artist: Joseph Frédéric Charles Soulacroix
Creation Date: 1876
Origin: France
Medium: Oil on canvas

Joseph Frédéric Charles Soulacroix (1858-1933) was a French-Italian painter and sculptor who studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze (Florence). Soulacroix created romantic genre paintings of fashionable women who belonged to high society. The subjects of his paintings were often draped in velvet and fine silks, and surrounded by elegant furniture and decorations. He would include flowers and elements of nature to compliment the colors and draping of his subjects’ elegant gowns.

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New and Conserved Pieces

Frieburg (Germany)
Donated this winter along with eleven other paintings by Japanese artist Tokujiro Nishi.

Portrait of Mr. Hookey
The conservation treatment of this portrait by Francis Martin Drexel (1792-1863) was completed in April 2017 and will soon be on display in the Anthony J. Drexel Picture Gallery.

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Welcome to the Collection

Drexel University, initially Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry, was founded on the belief that education should be both practical and cultural—and that art should be not only beautiful, but educational. On that principle, The Drexel Collection—the University’s flagship collection of art—was founded alongside the University in 1891. Today, the Collection remains a resource for historically and culturally significant works of art as Drexel University pioneers a model for the modern, urban university.