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


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

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

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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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Video Release—Ukiyo-e Prints in Context

Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Video Release—Ukiyo-e Prints in Context

Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints are among the world's most popular and recognized art forms, and have delighted viewers both inside and outside Japan for centuries. But who were they made for? Why were they made? And why were certain subjects so popular? The AMAM will release a short video lecture, created by Kevin R.E. Greenwood, Joan L. Danforth Curator of Asian Art, which will answer those questions and more, using examples from the Allen's renowned collection of ukiyo-e prints.

Future events in our Allen Online series will continue throughout the year on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

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Presented with support from a Freeman Asian Arts & Culture Initiative grant from the Freeman Foundation.

Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Night View of Saruwaka-machi, no. 90 from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 1856, color woodblock print. Mary A. Ainsworth Bequest, 1950.1434


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