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A sculpture by Chakaia Booker entitled “Handle With Care” (34.5” x 98” x 11”).

Poets Create ‘Verbal Sculptures’ Inspired by Tire Exhibition

Amid large-scale sculptures made from recycled tires by contemporary American sculptor and printmaker Chakaia Booker, local poets will create poems, or ‘verbal sculptures,’ inspired by the themes of the artwork at Drexel University during Black History Month.
A sculpture by Chakaia Booker entitled “Handle With Care” (34.5” x 98” x 11”).

Used Tires Become Beautiful Sculptures

The newest exhibit at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery uses old, cut tires to form sculptures which explore topics like race and gender in a way The New York Times describes as "pure poetry."
An exhibition of works by Bill Walton is on display at Drexel through Dec. 5.

Only Three Weeks Remain to See an Exhibition of Works by Beloved Late Philadelphia Artist Bill Walton at Drexel

Only three weeks remain to see Drexel University’s “Bill Walton, artist to artist,” exhibition, which was called “a particularly haunting and lovely tribute to Walton through some friends who knew him best” in a review by the Philadelphia Inquirer. The exhibition is currently on display in the URBN Center Annex’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert St.), part of Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, through Friday, Dec. 5. The gallery is free and open to the public Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
CultureSpots helps museum staffs to create and manage their own mobile audio tours that patrons can use before, during and after their museum or gallery experience.

Drexel Helps Launch New Tool that Creates Free Audio Tours for Museums

CultureSpots, a new mobile tool, eliminates barriers for small to mid-size museums and galleries that want to provide their visitors with a mobile audio tour experience. The free audio tour platform was created by Cliff Stevens, a local technology entrepreneur, whose goal was to make art and culture more engaging and accessible. The CultureSpots.com website will be live on Oct. 1, with an official launch event and demonstration on Oct. 22 held at Drexel University.
A piece from late Philadelphia artist Bill Walton's 'Quarter Turn Series,' which belongs to fellow artist Jane Irish.

Drexel Exhibits Works by Philadelphia Artist Bill Walton

“Bill Walton, artist to artist” will be on display in the URBN Center Annex’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert St.) of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design from Tuesday, Oct. 7 to Friday, Dec. 5. The gallery is free and open to the public Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Abstract wood sculpture by Jeremy Holmes

A Swirling, Room-Filling Art Installation You Can Walk Through

Artist Jeremy Holmes makes massive sculptures made of ribbon-like bent wood. His largest installation yet will be on display in Drexel's Leonard Pearlstein Gallery starting in August.

Last Chance to See 2014 World Press Photo Exhibition at Drexel

"Powerful images of conflict, hope and daily life” (Associated Press) are currently on display as part of an exhibition of nearly 150 prize-winning photos from the 57th Annual World Press Photo competition, the world’s largest and most prestigious annual international press photography contest, which made its United States debut at Drexel University.

2014 World Press Photo Exhibition Makes U.S. Debut at Drexel

An exhibition of 143 of the prize-winning photos from the 57th Annual World Press Photo competition, the world’s largest and most prestigious annual international press photography contest, will makes its U.S. debut at Drexel University from Wednesday, April 30 – Wednesday, May 21.

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Artist Timmy Graham, “Father of The Fourth Dimension,” Opens Solo Exhibit at Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery

Philadelphia-born artist Timmy Graham will have his first solo exhibition from Tuesday, April 1 – Sunday, April 20 at Drexel University. The exhibition, which is hosted by Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will be on display in the URBN Center Annex’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert St.). The gallery is free and open to the public Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Raw to Refined: A New Art Exhibition Puts Unconventional Materials on Display at Drexel

“Raw to Refined: String, Tape, Sponges and Vinyl,” a new exhibition of artwork created with unconventional materials, will open at Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert St.) on Tuesday, Jan. 14 and run through Friday, March 21. The gallery is free and open to the public Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Drexel Hosts U.S. Debut of Contemporary Art Exhibition from China Central Academy of Fine Arts

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 Drexel University. The exhibition, hosted by the University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will be on display at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in the URBN Center Annex (3401 Filbert St.) from Friday, Oct. 4 through Friday, Nov. 22.
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Two Weeks Remain to See First-Ever Exhibition of Art and Archival Artifact Highlights from Drexel’s Collections

Only two weeks remain to see works of art and archival artifacts from around Drexel, displayed together for the first time in the University's history.