Closed Easter Sunday

The Allen will be closed on April 9 in observance of Easter.

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


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Object Talk / “Bicicleta azul platino (Platinum Blue Bicycle)” with Biba Duffy-Boscagli (OC 2023)

Friday, April 7, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Object Talk / “Bicicleta azul platino (Platinum Blue Bicycle)” with Biba Duffy-Boscagli (OC 2023)

Friday, April 7, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Biba Duffy-Boscagli (OC 2023) leads an informal discussion on Margarita Cabrera's Bicicleta azul platino (Platinum Blue Bicycle).

This event is part of our Object Talk series, during which the Allen's 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.

Access Statement:
This talk will be held in a wheelchair- and rolling walker-accessible building with wheelchair-accessible restrooms. The talk will be in the galleries on the main floor; gallery seating is limited, and camp stools are available by the back entrance. Restrooms are gender-specific; visitors are invited to use the restroom of their preference. No listening devices or ASL interpretation will be available at this event. This event will not be recorded. Please email access questions to Jill Greenwood,

Margarita Cabrera (Mexican, b. 1973), Bicicleta azul platino (Platinum Blue Bicycle), 2006. Vinyl, foam, string, and wire. Gift of Driek (OC 1965) and Michael (OC 1964) Zirinsky in honor of bicyclists in the Oberlin College class of 1964, 2013.48.6.

Image description: A soft sculpture depicts a realistic light blue bicycle that droops and sags due to the material’s nature, with long threads along the seams of the fabric.


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