Closed Summer 2024

The Allen Memorial Art Museum is currently closed for improvements.

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Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074


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Exhibitions & Events

The Allen presents changing exhibitions along with engaging guest speakers and public programs.

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Art at the AMAM

The Allen's collection is particularly strong in 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting, Japanese prints, early modern art, African art, and more.

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Provenance Research

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Explore the full range of museum programs through free events, guided and self-guided tours, and resources for professors and PreK-12 teachers.

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Support for the museum continues our tradition of bringing art to the people.

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Explore our collection of 15,000+ works of art.

The AMAM collection, hailed among the best of any college art museum in the nation, has notable strengths in African, ancient, American, Asian, European, and modern and contemporary art.


Wee artist
Côte d’Ivoire or Liberia
19th to 20th century
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View of Venice: The Ducal Palace, Dogana, and Part of San Giorgio

Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775 — 1851)
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Harmonizing, 1944

Horace Pippin (American, 1888–1946)
Gift of Joseph and Enid Bissett, 1964.26
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Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene

Hendrick ter Brugghen (Dutch, 1588 — 1629)
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The Actor Iwai Kumetaro as the Kamuro Tayori from the Shimbara Di

Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773 — 1810)
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Technicolor II

Jim Dine (American, b. 1935)
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Chair and Owl

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, active in France, 1881 — 1973)
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Lake with Dead Trees (Catskill)

Thomas Cole (American, b. England, 1801 — 1848)
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Document Box

Late 19th to early 20th century
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Viaduct at L'Estaque

Paul Cézanne (French, 1939 — 1906)
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The Journey

Luis Cruz Azaceta (Cuban, B. 1942)
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Allen Memorial Art Museum Closed for the Summer

Starting May 27, the Allen Memorial Art Museum will close for the summer in the lead up to the completion of Oberlin College and Conservatory's Sustainable Infrastructure Program (SIP). Learn More