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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


Coming Next

Fired Works: Ceramics from Around the World:

October 20 - December 18, 2014

This exhibition of the fascinating ceramics in The Drexel Collection is your passport to the countries and cultures that produced these works.

Coming Soon

Historic Interiors

January – April, 2015

This mixed media exhibition explores interior design and decorating techniques with prints from Joseph Nash's Mansions of England in Olden Times, 1839 - 1849.

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Curator Pick of the Month

Title: Salem Witch Spoon
Artist: Daniel Low & Co.
Creation Date: 1891
Origin: Salem, Massachusetts
Medium: sterling silver

Happy Halloween! This silver spoon is an example of a Salem witch souvenir spoon from Salem, Massachusetts, that dates to 1891. Several versions of witch spoons were made by Daniel Low & Co., gold and silversmiths of Salem. Upon closer inspection, you will see that the handle of the spoon is shaped like a witch’s broom with a witch at one end and a black cat at the other. We thought this was the perfect choice for the October curator pick of the month!

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New and Conserved Pieces

A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia
The history of Philadelphia has always been an important component of The Drexel Collection, and this gift from Mrs. A. Barton Lewis is a fascinating addition.

Landing the Boat
Conserved in the spring, this beautiful landscape painting is a wonderful example of paintings from the Düsseldorf Art Academy and will join other paintings from the Academy in the 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.