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Open only to visitors with an Oberlin College ID who participate in the college's testing program.

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Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
440.775.8665

Hours

Tuesday — Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Saturday, Sunday Closed

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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Collections

The AMAM collection is at your fingertips with a searchable database of more than 15,000 works.

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The Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya House The Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya House (mid-1790s), by Chonunsai Eishi. Mary A. Ainsworth Bequest, 1950.458

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Recent Acquisitions

The Allen actively acquires artworks through both purchase and donation. See some of the newest works to enter the Allen's permanent collection. Learn more by visiting our database entry for each work.

Cellist Against Blue

Jim Dine
Etching, soft-ground etching, aquatint, electric tools, and hand coloring
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The Path, from the series Time Immemorial, 2016

Yang Yongliang (Chinese, b. 1980)
Giclée print of a digital photographic collage

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Harriet, 1975

Elizabeth Catlett (American, 1915)
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Composition, 1951

Nicolas de Staël (French, born in Russia, 1914)
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Garden in the Moonlight, 2009

Ray Morimura (Japanese, b. 1948)
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Untitled (Louvre, Paris), 1986

Adam Fuss (British, b. 1961)
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Man in Tidal Blue, 2017

Derrick Adams (American, b. 1970)
Pigment print
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Abu Hureya #12, 2000

Frank Stella (American, b. 1936)
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Woman in Optimum Blue, 2017

Derrick Adams (American, b. 1970)
Pigment print
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Untitled, 2010

Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930)

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White Out, 2014

William Wegman (American, b. 1943)
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Fred Wilson, 2016

Chuck Close (American, b. 1940)
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Highlights

Viaduct at L'Estaque

Paul Cézanne (French, 1939 — 1906)
1882
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Chair and Owl

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, active in France, 1881 — 1973)
1947
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Technicolor II

Jim Dine (American, b. 1935)
1996
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The Journey

Luis Cruz Azaceta (Cuban, B. 1942)
1988
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Lake with Dead Trees (Catskill)

Thomas Cole (American, b. England, 1801 — 1848)
1825
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The Actor Iwai Kumetaro as the Kamuro Tayori from the Shimbara Di

Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773 — 1810)
1796
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Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene

Hendrick ter Brugghen (Dutch, 1588 — 1629)
1625
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Harmonizing, 1944

Horace Pippin (American, 1888–1946)
Gift of Joseph and Enid Bissett, 1964.26
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View of Venice: The Ducal Palace, Dogana, and Part of San Giorgio

Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775 — 1851)
1841
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Document Box

Japanese
Late 19th to early 20th century
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Mask

Wee artist
Côte d’Ivoire or Liberia
19th to 20th century
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All collections

The Allen Memorial Art Museum has an outstanding collection of more than 15,000 works of art—paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings and photographs—that provide a comprehensive overview of the history of art from many cultures.

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