Gateway to the University Virtual Tour
Take a look at the inaugural exhibition in the new Peck Alumni Center gallery, curated by Cara Fry and Derek Gillman, is designed to provide a window into Drexel’s extraordinary collections which range from rare books to couture; from natural science to fine and applied arts.
The Museum of Where We Are
This sneak peak offers the students' thoughts on The Museum of Where We Are and how they applied their skills of careful, critical, and creative study to their everyday objects. The Museum of Where We Are is currently on view in Drexel University's Rincliffe Gallery, Main Building, 3rd Floor, 3141 Chestnut Street through March 18th and online at themuseumofwhereweare.com.
Japanese Prints: The Collections of Vincent Van Gogh and Drexel University
This short video examines Drexel University’s collection of Japanese woodblock prints, which was formed in America by Drexel’s third President, James W. Paul Jr. It is similar in its scope and the artists represented to the large number of prints acquired by Vincent van Gogh from the Parisian dealer Samuel Bing. Both men used their collections for educational purposes: James Paul for students enrolled at the newly established Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (as it then was) and van Gogh for himself: to explore new ways of making paintings.
Gateway to the University: The Collections at Drexel Interdisciplinary Research
A look at interdisciplinary research across collections and academic departments with a focus on William Morris textiles and his design and use of indigo dye.
Citizen, Soldier, Diplomat: Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr.
Video tour of the exhibition Citizen, Soldier, Diplomat: Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. curated by The Drexel Collection, Rincliffe Gallery and Anthony J. Drexel Picture Gallery, December 6, 2019 - December 18, 2020.