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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: 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

Yakushi-ji Temple, Nara City, Japan
Gifted to The Drexel Collection by the artist, Tokujiro Nishi, this expressive oil painting is a unique and exciting addition to the collection.

Isle of Sylt
A gorgeous sea scape by Düsseldorf Academy artist, Eugène Gustav Dücker, the conservation of this painting, completed earlier this fall, revealed details hidden by the discolored varnish.

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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.