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Arts & Entertainment

Drexel Writers Room

Writers Room Creates Community Through Stories, Photos With Canon Project

Drexel University’s Writers Room celebrated the release of the program’s fourth collective work, “Anthology,” and the culmination of its year-long, writer-in-residence program, TRIPOD.

With dance performances taking place in nearly every corner, the Barnes museum will seemingly come alive. © JJ Tiziou Photography

Experience Philadelphia Museum of Dance; A Day of Living Art and Social Interaction at the Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia Museum of Dance is a day-long public performance that will take place at the Barnes Foundation on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 from 3 - 9 p.m. A free exhibit of live dance, Philadelphia Museum of Dance will explore the tension between public and private experiences, while offering a new opportunity to engage with how dance and visual art are exhibited.
ARTH 150 class at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Handle With Care: Course Takes Drexel Students Behind The Scenes at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

ARTH 150, Research Methods in Art History, offered through Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, enables art history students to get up close and personal with objects from the PMA collection.
Roz Chast, left, and Dean Paula Marantz Cohen during the filming of an episode for "The Drexel InterView."

Cartoonist for The New Yorker Visits Campus and Appears on "The Drexel InterView"

Last fall, acclaimed cartoonist Roz Chast visited Drexel University to appear on the Pennoni Honors College’s “The Drexel InterView.”
Jose receiving a special plaque at the screening held on Drexel's campus.

A Spoonful of Animation Helps the Story Medicine Go Down

Since 2016, the Story Medicine class at Drexel University has helped the ideas and dreams of child patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia come alive — and now, through a new partnership, become animated.
Drexel Fashion '18

Advanced Textiles and Elegant Designs Will Captivate the Runway at Drexel’s Annual Fashion Show

Studio 54, Rocky Horror Picture Show, 19th century circuses, and botanicals in urban environments are the inspiration for a handful of student designers whose collections will be featured in Fashion ’18, Drexel University's annual fashion show, presented on Saturday, June 2 by the Fashion Design and Design & Merchandising programs in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

Bowerbird, SOUND MACHINES

Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery to Feature the U.S. Premiere of Zwei Mann Orchester (Two Person Orchestra)

 

SOUND MACHINES: an exhibition that will explore the interplay between sound and object, performance and sculpture, and the changing experience of sound in an age of digital reproduction is coming to Drexel University’s Pearlstein Gallery. The exhibit will feature Mauricio Kagel's Zwei Mann Orchester, a large-scale kinetic sound sculpture that utilizes orchestral instruments, household and found objects, connected through a network of levers and strings to produce an orchestra.

Jason Varney in San Francisco. Photo credit: Matt Zugale.

Alumnus Jason Varney to Exhibit Food, Lifestyle and Travel Photography on Campus

For the first of a series of shows featuring work from alumni, local photographer Jason Varney ’01 will hold his first-ever exhibit to show his food photography, portraits and scenic images.
Tim Gorichanaz and Lynn Clouser at Stories of Self-Portraits opening event.

New Rincliffe Gallery Exhibition Demonstrates the Artistic Process

Drexel doctoral student curated an exhibit as part of his thesis, and to showcase the information that can be derived from art.
Lynn Clouser, director of The Drexel Collection, speaking at an event in the A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery for Veteran's Day.

Employee Spotlight: Lynn Clouser, Director of The Drexel Collection and Advocate for the University's Art Collection

In her short career, Lynn Clouser, director of The Drexel Collection, has pivoted from artist to curator to educator.
Walshy Fire

Walshy Fire, of EDM Group Major Lazer, Brings Dancehall Reggae to Drexel

Accomplished electronic dance music MC/DJ and record producer of the trio Major Lazer, Walshy Fire, will be on campus this week to share his talent and knowledge of the music industry with students from Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The visit will culminate with a public lecture and performance by Fire on Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m.  
Tristan Alan on set for virtual scenes of “Tribute.”

‘Tribute:’ Drexel’s First Cross-Department Visual Effects Film

Drexel University film director — and student — Tristan Alan worked with Drexel visual effects supervisor — and student — Eric Hiller to create the University’s first large scale visual effects senior film.
Monks of Majuli ©Vipul Sangoi

Dancing Monks of Assam Descend on Drexel’s Campus to Perform Sattriya: An Odyssey of the Spirit

Sattriya has historically been a hidden form of dance. Cultivated by Hindu monks as a way to worship the supreme deity, Krishna, it originated in the monasteries of Assam, India. This spring the public will have the opportunity to experience the ancient ritual for the first time in Philadelphia.