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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.

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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: Glass Bottle of George Washington
Artist: Unknown
Creation Date: Mid-20th century
Origin: United States
Medium: Glass

Happy Birthday George Washington! In honor of President’s Day this month, The Drexel Collection chose a glass bottle molded after George Washington. In the decades after the birth of the nation, the production of glass bottles decorated with celebrated American figures was common. Also called flasks, these historical glass bottles are distinctly American, and are popular among collectors because of their unique place in the cultural heritage of the nation. Figural bottles like this were produced in many shades of amber and also in blue.

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New and Conserved Pieces

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

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 previously disguised by discoloration.

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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.