• Toys, Trinkets & Trifles

    January 11, 2016

    A hands-on project with the Drexel Collection
  • Preservation & Exhibition Conference

    November 18, 2015

    With the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifact
  • NEA: What's Next?

    November 2, 2015

    A conversation with leaders of the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Graduate Student Perspective

    October 7, 2015

    A new video offers a first-hand look
  • Museums and 3D Printing

    April 3, 2015

    Lecture-demonstration joins 3D printing and museum sector during Philly Tech Week.
  • Cultural Properties

    December 4, 2014

    Exploring questions of stewardship.
  • Museum Leadership Conference

    November 6, 2014

    Museum Leadership Conference addresses stewardship.
  • Dr. Danielle Rice presented a Signature Event

    April 1, 2014

    Museum Leadership Program Director Dr. Danielle Rice presented a Signature Event with the Forum of Executive Women Delaware.
  • AAGA's 11th Annual Art Auction

    February 10, 2014

    Win original artwork by Philadelphia-based artists, tickets to the Philadelphia Opera, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Arden Theater, memberships to museums and passes to cultural experiences...
  • The Barnes’ Derek Gillman Joining the Westphal Faculty

    December 5, 2013

    It was announced this week that Mr. Gillman will step down from the Barnes at year’s end, and we are excited to announce that he will join the College as Distinguished Visiting Professor in January.
  • "Raw to Refined" Exhibition Coming to the Pearlstein Gallery

    December 5, 2013

    In January, the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery will host an innovative art exhibition of work fabricated from unconventional materials in collaboration with Philadelphia’s Pentimenti Gallery. “Raw to Refined: String, Tape, Sponges and Vinyl” opens Jan. 14, featuring abstract wall pieces of wood and vinyl, a mural of translucent packing tape, textured wall hangings of sponges, an installation tatted in red twine, and other odd bits of natural and manmade ephemera.
  • China Central Academy of Fine Arts Exhibit

    October 3, 2013

    An exhibition of contemporary art by top graduates from the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), China’s premier art academy, will make its U.S. debut at our Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in the URBN Center Annex.
  • China's CAFA Brings Young Artists' Work to Pearlstein Gallery

    September 23, 2013

    The China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) will celebrate the 95th anniversary of its founding with a journey to Drexel University, where we will display sixty paintings, prints, sculptures and videos from twenty-four of CAFA’s most talented young alumni artists at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.
  • Leaders in Museum Leadership

    September 23, 2013

    The launch of a new academic program is always exciting, but we upped the ante this past summer with the addition of two internationally respected museum leaders to the program’s faculty.
  • Franklin Institute CEO Dennis Wint Joins Museum Leadership Program

    September 5, 2013

    Dr. Dennis M. Wint, president and chief executive officer of The Franklin Institute, will join the faculty of the new Museum Leadership graduate degree program launching this fall in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.
  • Philadelphia Inquirer Interviews Museum Leadership Director Danielle Rice

    August 29, 2013

    Philadelphia Inquirer Culture Writer Stephan Salisbury interviewed our new Museum Leadership Program Director Dr. Danielle Rice for a cover story featured in the newspaper's magazine section. In this wonderful article, Dr. Rice explains how her past career experiences will shape her approach to the program's curriculum.
  • Inaugural Museum Leadership Program Director

    August 5, 2013

    Delaware Art Museum Executive Director Dr. Danielle Rice has been appointed director of the new museum leadership graduate degree program in Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, which will launch in September 2013.
  • Spatial Translations Exhibit Opening and Reception

    July 26, 2013

    The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery opens a new interpretive art exhibit today in collaboration with Philadelphia nonprofit artist network InLiquid. “Spatial Translations” features drawings on mylar, oil on canvas and a grouping of sculptures and installations by artists Annette Cords, Brent Crothers, William Cromar and Paul Fabozzi.
  • Innovative Design Futures Lab Exhibit at The Pearlstein Gallery

    June 26, 2013

    The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery will host a collection of full-scale interactive design objects from the Design Futures Lab – a trans-disciplinary design research group led by Architecture + Interiors Assistant Professor Nicole Koltick. The “Projects 12/13” exhibit presents the work of six Master’s Interior Architecture and Design students pursuing a full year residency in the lab.
  • Edinburgh, Philadelphia Exchange Artists With Dual Exhibits

    June 4, 2013

    Dr. Xela Batchelder is working to bring Edinburgh Fringe Festival artists to Philadelphia this fall through the Emerging International Xchange (EIXchange), which she co-founded for emerging artists and curators with aspirations to exhibit internationally.
  • Museum Leadership

    March 7, 2013

    The Westphal College is now offering a new Master of Science degree in Museum Leadership and is accepting applications for its inaugural class for the fall of 2013. Prominent leaders in the field will come together on Drexel’s campus to discuss key issues facing directors and trustees in building, maintaining, and sustaining museums in the twenty-first century.
  • Museum Leadership Conference 2013

    February 1, 2013

    Drexel University of Philadelphia will host a one-day conference on museum leadership.

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