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Hours

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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Exhibitions

Coming Next

Plakat Polski: Selections from The Frank Fox Polish Poster Collection and Kenneth F. Lewalski Polish Posters Collection:

January 27 – March 31, 2017

Rincliffe Gallery

View selections from one of the largest surveys of Soviet-era Polish posters in an institution in the United States.

Coming Soon

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

April 2017 – June 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.


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Curator Pick of the Month

Title: Monteith
Artist: Chrichton Bros.
Creation Date: 1909-1910
Origin: England
Medium: Silver

To toast to the new year, the curator's pick for January is this elaborate silver monteith with chased and cast ornament. Monteiths were used to wash or cool wine glasses. The bases of the glasses would hang in the notches along the rim, allowing the bowls of the glasses to hang in the cool water. The monteith is on view on the 3rd floor of the Main Building in our display "What Am I?" Come test your knowledge on the iPad quiz and learn more about some of the rare and interesting artifacts in the collection.

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New and Conserved Pieces

NEW -
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.


CONSERVED -
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.