Closed Summer 2024

The Allen Memorial Art Museum is currently closed for improvements.

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


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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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Provenance Research

Image Licensing

Art Donations


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NEOEA Day for K-12 Educators

Friday, October 13, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

NEOEA Day for K-12 Educators

Friday, October 13, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The Allen is partnering with the North Eastern Ohio Education Association to provide a workshop for educators to earn professional development hours (CEUs). The session, Look Close, Breathe Deep: The Art Museum as an Educational Resource, blends art, education, and meditation as we explore the museum’s renowned collection and ways to increase visual literacy in your students. For more information, visit the registration form at or contact the Education Department,

Access Statement:
This event will be held in a wheelchair- and rolling walker-accessible building with wheelchair-accessible restrooms. Activities will be primarily in the East Gallery on the main floor. 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. The sound level will include background music and talking. Please email access questions to Jill Greenwood,


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Allen Memorial Art Museum Closed for the Summer

Starting May 27, the Allen Memorial Art Museum will close for the summer in the lead up to the completion of Oberlin College and Conservatory's Sustainable Infrastructure Program (SIP). Learn More