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AJ Drexel Picture Gallery: 

M - F: 3:30pm - 5pm
Tours by appointment.

Rincliff Gallery:

M - F: 8am - 8:30pm

Peck Gallery:

M - F: 9am - 5pm

  • Closed on Sundays and major holidays.
  • Galleries are free and open to the public.

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Coming Next

"Practical & Cultural": The Drexel Collection as Teaching Tool:

April 14 – June 19, 2017

Rincliffe Gallery

Following the founder's vision of a "practical and cultural education," see how The Drexel Collection has been used by past and current students.

Coming Soon

BADGES and LIFE'S WORK: Photography by Earl Dotter:

June 29 - September 1, 2017

Rincliffe Gallery

Sponsored by the Dornsife School of Public Health, this exhibition focuses on two photography collections by award-winning photojournalist Earl Dotter.

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Curator Pick of the Month

Title: Butterfly - Morpho Menelaus
Artist: Unknown
Creation Date: Unknown
Origin: Columbia
Medium: Insect

Spring is so close! This winged work of art is native to South and Central America. The Morpho Menlaus is a tropical butterfly with a lifespan of only 137 days! This bright blue butterfly has a wingspan of 5.9 inches and survives by drinking the juices of fermenting fruits. Spread your wings and learn something new by stopping by the collection today!

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New and Conserved Pieces

Portrait of a Child
Just donated in spring 2016, this portrait of a child by Francis Martin Drexel is a gift to the collection from Frances Drexel Cheston Train.

Landscape, 1879.
Conserved in 2015 and 2016, this is the only painting in The Drexel Collection by Anthony J. Drexel's daughter, Frances Drexel Paul.

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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.