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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
Open until 5:00 p.m. & always free

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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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Object Talk: “Lake with Dead Trees (Catskill)” with Callan Engstrom ’25

Friday, November 4, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Object Talk: “Lake with Dead Trees (Catskill)” with Callan Engstrom ’25

Friday, November 4, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Callan Engstrom ’25 leads an informal discussion on Thomas Cole’s, Lake with Dead Trees (Catskill).

This event is part of our Object Talk series, during which AMAM gallery guides give informal talks on their favorite objects in the collection. We hope to see you there!

Please meet in the King Sculpture Court just inside the museum's front entrance.

Thomas Cole (American, born in England, 1801–1848), Lake with Dead Trees (Catskill), 1825. Oil on canvas. Gift of Charles F. Olney, 1904.1183.

[alt text] Lake with standing dead trees in the foreground, a mountain range with trees in the background, at sunset or sunrise.


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