Thomas Eakins Room
Thomas Eakins, known especially for his magnum opus, The Gross Clinic, was a friend of several Seminary professors and frequently would join the Seminary community for solemn Vespers on Sundays and engage in intellectual discussions with the professors over dinner. Several original portraits in the Eakins Room are on display as well as rare chalices and other liturgical vessels.
Access to the Eakins Room is strictly controlled by the Safety & Security Department. Persons wishing to view the paintings by Thomas Eakins or religious antiquities must be accompanied at all times by a member of the Safety Office or an approved chaperone.
Access to outside groups, vendors and contractors will be made with prior arrangements with the Director of Safety & Security Services. Visitors must sign the Guest Book located at the front entrance to the room. The Seminary reserves the right to refuse access to the Gallery at any time and without notice.
Food or beverage inside of the facility is strictly prohibited unles approved by the Office of the Rector and/or in concert with a Seminary sponsored event or lecture.
Tours of the facility must be approved in advance by the Vice President of Information & Assessment and communicated to the Director of Safety & Security Services. For additional information, please call 610-785-6274 or email the Library.