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


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

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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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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.

Harriet, 1975

Elizabeth Catlett (American, 1915)
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Untitled (Louvre, Paris), 1986

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

Derrick Adams (American, b. 1970)
Pigment print
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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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Composition, 1951

Nicolas de Staël (French, born in Russia, 1914)
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Woman in Optimum Blue, 2017

Derrick Adams (American, b. 1970)
Pigment print
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Garden in the Moonlight, 2009

Ray Morimura (Japanese, b. 1948)
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Abu Hureya #12, 2000

Frank Stella (American, b. 1936)
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Untitled, 2010

Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930)

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Cellist Against Blue

Jim Dine
Etching, soft-ground etching, aquatint, electric tools, and hand coloring
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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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The Journey

Luis Cruz Azaceta (Cuban, B. 1942)
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Viaduct at L'Estaque

Paul Cézanne (French, 1939 — 1906)
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Harmonizing, 1944

Horace Pippin (American, 1888–1946)
Gift of Joseph and Enid Bissett, 1964.26
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Lake with Dead Trees (Catskill)

Thomas Cole (American, b. England, 1801 — 1848)
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Chair and Owl

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, active in France, 1881 — 1973)
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Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene

Hendrick ter Brugghen (Dutch, 1588 — 1629)
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Wee artist
Côte d’Ivoire or Liberia
19th to 20th century
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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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Document Box

Late 19th to early 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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