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Hours

AJ Drexel Picture Gallery: 

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


Rincliff Gallery:

M - F: 8am - 8:30pm


Peck Gallery:

M - F: 9am - 5pm


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

Plan Your Visit

Exhibitions

Coming Next

Gershon Benjamin (1899-1985): Modern Master:

April 27 - August 7, 2015

This retrospective exhibition explores the art of the early expressionist artist Gershon Benjamin.

Coming Soon

Awareness: Larry Clark's Tulsa Photo Series:

August 28 - November 13, 2015

An exhibition of Larry Clark's eye-opening photo series, Tulsa, 1971.


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Curator Pick of the Month

Title: Conical Clock
Artist: Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse and Eugene Farcot
Creation Date: 1967
Origin: France
Medium: Silver, brass, marble

It’s time to start fresh and prepare for a new year! In recognition of the times gone by and the times to come, this month’s curators pick is the famous Eugene Farcot Conical Clock with sculpture by Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse. Drexel’s clock arrived at the university in 1912. It was a donation from Mrs. George W. Childs in memory of her husband, George W. Childs, a close friend and business partner of A. J. Drexel. Childs purchased the clock at the Parisian Exposition in 1867 for $6,000, making it one of the most expensive clocks in the entire world. One of only three conical clocks in the United States; it is one of Drexel’s most notable pieces of art. Conical clocks have a pendulum that operates in a circular motion as opposed to side to side, and they are surprisingly accurate.

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New and Conserved Pieces

NEW -
Model of a Greek Temple
Discovered on the 4th floor of the Main Building in early 2013, this model of a classical temple was built in 1898 as a teaching air for the Architectural Drawing program at the Drexel Institute.

CONSERVED -
Portrait of a Woman
Just returned to The Drexel Collection, this Portrait of a Woman by Francis Martin Drexel reveals the sumptuous embroidery and lace bonnet disguised by discoloration before cleaning.p>

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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.