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Drexel at 125: Finding the Past, Building the Future

Friday, March 3, 2017

6:00 PM-8:30 PM

The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery of Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will host a symposium on Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Noted speakers will discuss the university’s urban setting and Anthony J. Drexel’s decision to locate his Institute of Art, Science and Industry within a district where rail yards, factories and warehouses sat side-by-side with the neighboring family rowhouses of Powelton and Mantua. The symposium complements the current exhibition at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery: 125 Years: Drexel and the City curated by Art & Art History chair Elizabeth Milroy. The public is invited to attend the symposium free of charge although registration is requested. 

Symposium Schedule (times may be subject to change):  

Friday, March 3:
Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, 3509 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia

7:00  p.m.   Looking Forward: West Philadelphia and University City after University-Driven Change
Harley Etienne, Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Taubman College, University of Michigan

The symposium is free but spaces are limited. Please register via eventbrite here.

Contact Information

Leonard Pearlstein Gallery

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