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This globe, part of a pair of terrestrial and celestial globes donated to The Drexel Collection in 1975 by a member of the Drexel family, were conserved and restored to close to their original appearance in 2015 by Studio T.K.M.

Restoring Treasures From The Drexel Collection

The Drexel Collection will host a lecture on Nov. 17 to discuss and display its most recent conservation efforts.
This 19th-century ammonia compressor on display at the National Museum of Industrial History provided refridgeration at the American Brewery in Baltimore.

Drexel’s Center for Cultural Partnerships Helps Build the National Museum of Industrial History

A Drexel team was brought in to help complete a museum that had been in the making for years — and they were the only ones right for the job. 
Drexel students photographed in the newly-built A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery in the 1900s.

The Drexel Collection: Celebrating 125 Years

As part of Drexel University's upcoming 125th anniversary, The Drexel Collection will display an exhibit highlighting its past, present and future.
This octopus is one of many Blaschka items held by the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Hidden Treasures: Art of the Abyss

Over a century ago, scientists at the Academy of Natural Sciences were entranced and intrigued by the lifelike beauty of a collection of glass models of marine life created by German artisans and father-and-son team Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, and made sure the delicate creations quickly became a part of the Academy’s collection.


Internationally Acclaimed French Choreographer Boris Charmatz Brings Renowned Work to Drexel

A transformative figure in the world of contemporary dance, acclaimed French choreographer Boris Charmatz will bring his renowned Levée des conflits (Suspension of Conflicts) to Philadelphia, hosted by Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and co-presented by FringeArts as part of the Fringe Festival, from Sept. 7-10. 
Westphal College of Arts & Sciences Senior Show

Westphal 2016 Senior Shows

The seniors from the Westphal College of Art & Design have always created stunning shows in the past, and this year is no exception. You won’t want to miss the chance to discover the newest voices in fashion, video games, screen writing, interior design and film.
Take a closer look at the archway on Main Building's Chestnut Street entrance.

Looking Up to the Geniuses Who Never Left Campus

There’s a lot to learn from the 12 men etched on the archway to Main Building’s Chestnut Street entrance.
 A kookaburra from the Academy of Natural Sciences collection, photographed by Jeff Fusco.

Frozen in Flight: Taxidermy Birds from The Academy of Natural Sciences

Birds from the Academy of Natural Sciences’ vast collection of taxidermy will be on display with fine and decorative arts from The Drexel Collection the Rincliffe Gallery May 20 through August 22.
The Morani Exhibit

Art and Medicine Hold Hands in the Morani Collection

A new display from The Drexel Collection showcases art created and collected by groundbreaking surgeon Alma Dea Morani, MD. Morani believed that an appreciation of art made better, more humane physicians.
Walt Disney, center, photographed with the cast of “The Happiest Millionaire” on set. Fred MacMurray, who portrayed the titular character and Anthony J. Drexel's grandson, stands behind him.

When Mickey Met Mario: The Forgotten Disney Movie Tied to Drexel

The grandson of Drexel University’s founder Anthony J. Drexel led an illustrious life, which was immortalized in the 1967 Disney musical “The Happiest Millionaire.”
Starting this term, the African American Museum in Philadelphia has paired with Drexel's Center for Cultural Partnerships.

Drexel Forms New Partnership with the African American Museum in Philadelphia

Drexel’s Center for Cultural Partnerships has paired with the historic Philadelphia institution to bring Drexel students to the museum both for class and free time. 
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost M. Brian Blake speaks at the Annual Black History Month Luncheon

Packed House at the Annual Black History Month Luncheon

Attendance exceeded expectations at this year’s annual Black Faculty & Professional Staff Association’s lunch event. Luckily, there was still plenty of soul food to go around.