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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 Saturdays, Sundays and major holidays.
  • Galleries are free and open to the public.

Plan Your Visit


Coming Next

Matt Phillips: Inspired:

March 29, 2019 - July 26, 2019

Rincliffe Gallery

An exhibition on Matt Phillips, the master of monotypes.

Coming Soon

A Photographic Voyage:

April 29, 2019 - July 26, 2019

Paul Peck Alumni Center Gallery

An exhibition of photographs by R. John Chapel, Jr., '67.

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Curator Pick of the Month

Title: Portrait of Anthony J. Drexel
Artist: Jean Joseph Benjamin Constant (1845-1902)
Creation Date: 1894
Origin: United States
Medium: Oil, canvas

Anthony J. Drexel (1826-1893) was the founder of Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry. He was not a self-promoter and was notorious for not wanting his portrait done and in many of our portraits he looks somewhat uncomfortable. He was persuaded by his lifelong friend and businessman George W. Childs to do this painting, but it could not be hung after his death. This painting painted by the French artist Jean Joseph Benjamin Constant (1845-1902) is now hanging in the Paul Peck Alumni Center.

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New and Conserved Pieces

Male Portrait
Helping to build our collection of artwork by illustrators who studied at Drexel Institute in the 1890s under Howard Pyle is this Male Portrait by Frank E. Schoonover.

Portrait of Ralph Kelly
Conserved last summer by Carole Abercauph, this portrait of Drexel benefactor Ralph Kelly has been returned to its home in Kelly Hall.

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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.