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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

Jason Varney: Recent Works:

May 5 - July 20, 2018

Peck Alumni Gallery

Explore recent photographs by Drexel Alum Jason Varney. The exhibition was made possible by the generous support of Hazem D. Maragah, PhD and Drexel Alumni.

Coming Soon

Photography from The Drexel Collection:

Summer/Fall 2018

Rincliffe Gallery

An exhibition of rarely seen photographs from The Drexel Collection.

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Curator Pick of the Month

Title: Candle Snuffer
Artist: Unknown
Creation Date: 19th century
Origin: United States
Medium: Silver

In celebration of April Fools' day, the Drexel Collection has selected this deceptive item, which at first glance appears to be a pair of scissors, but in reality it is a candle snuffer. There are several different types of candles snuffers, this particular pair was used to trim the wick of candles and catch the charred remains in the small box on top of the blades. These were made obsolete with the invention of the self-snuffing wick around 1825.

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New and Conserved Pieces

Lou Brock, 1967 World Series, St. Louis at Boston
Joining our collection of 20th century photographs are a set of 25 images of performers and athletes by Walter Iooss, Jr.

Count Rex
Conserved this summer by Carole Abercauph, Count Rex was painted by Francis Martin Drexel, the father of Anthony J. Drexel.

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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.