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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

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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The Curator and the Archive

Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Curator and the Archive

Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Elisabeth Sussman, Curator and Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography, Whitney Museum of American Art, presents a talk exploring how archives are utilized in research. Learn how the Eva Hesse Archive of more than 1,300 items housed at the Allen Memorial Art Museum helped Sussman to understand the artist and her work and how the primary “evidence” of archives guides curators as they craft exhibitions.

While we would like to host in-person events at the Allen in the spring, due to the unpredictable nature of COVID, we may need to switch to an online format. If you would like to be informed about event plans as they develop, please complete this form.

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Photo credit: Scott Rudd


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