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  • Tuesday – Sunday; 11a.m.–6p.m.

Please note we will close December 22, reopening on January 8 in observance of Drexel's Winter Break Holiday.

 

Location

URBN Annex
3401 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Welcome to the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery

Founded in 1986 Drexel’s Design Arts Gallery was housed in Nesbitt Hall on Market Street as part of the Nesbitt College of Design Arts. In 2003, the gallery moved into its own small building alongside Nesbitt Hall. A generous contribution from the Pearlstein family to honor their father Leonard Pearlstein made the new Nesbitt gallery building possible. Now part of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery relocated to its third and current location in Drexel’s URBN Annex at 3401 Filbert Street at the end of 2011.

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Current Exhibition

1956 promotional photograph for Galanos. A woman wears a white, beaded, strapless gown with long white opera gloves

James Galanos: Design Integrity

The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts and Design will present a retrospective exhibition of work by renowned fashion designer James Galanos. James Galanos: Design Integrity will celebrate the artistry of James Galanos, considered by his peers to be one of the greatest and most creative of American designers of the 20th century. 

The exhibit will place his work in the context of American fashion from the post-war period through the 1990s and...


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