Ellen B. Thompson Pyle, who studied illustration at the Drexel Institute from 1895-99, is the subject of a new exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum. "Illustrating Her World: Ellen B. T. Pyle," is on view until January 3, 2010. Can't make it to Wilmington for the show? Check out the exhibition catalogue in the University Archives.
Anthony J. Drexel and business partner George W. Childs selected Philadelphia public school superintendent James MacAlister (1840-1913) as the first president of their new Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry. MacAlister oversaw the institute from its dedication on Dec.
Visiting Hagerty Library? A new display in the continuing series of exhibitions to highlight Drexel University’s Archives and Special Collections is now up!
The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel
The exhibition, curated by Shaun Kirkpatrick, features photographs and documents pertaining to the lives of Drexel's ten full-time occupants in the office of President. Providing biographical information about each President as well as noting the fundamental changes instituted under their leadership.
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We hope to see you tomorrow at the "Many Littles Make a Much" reception. This event focuses on our soon-to-close exhibition of Miniature Books from Drexel University's collection. The reception will take place on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, from 4 to 5 p.m. on the lower level of W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets). It is open to all and includes complimentary miniature refreshments in the spirit of the miniature books.
Please make plans to attend a reception for the exhibition "Many Littles Make a Much: A Selection of Miniature Books from Drexel University's Special Collection," currently on display in the W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets). The reception will take place on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, from 4 to 5 p.m. on the lower level of Hagerty Library.
The current exhibition Many Littles Make a Much: A Selection of Miniature Books from Drexel University's Special Collection has been on display for a couple of weeks now, and has received a fair share of admiration.
A reception for the show is planned for July 22. Watch this space for more details.
In addition to the physical exhibition, an online version is now available.