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


Closed all week

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

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Mindful Meditation

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mindful Meditation

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Take a break in your busy day and relax with art! Libni López, local clinical therapist with Authentically You Therapy, will lead sessions of intentional mindfulness centered around a work of art from the Allen’s collection, followed by a discussion facilitated by Ellis Lane, Curatorial Assistant in the Education Department. These 45-minute Zoom sessions are free and open to anyone. Find details about our upcoming sessions and register at

Spring 2024 sessions include:

January 25
Sueharu Fukami (Fukami Sueharu 深見陶治, Japanese, b. 1947), Shō (Soaring), 2007. Glazed porcelain with wood base. Sanford L. Palay (OC 1940) Japanese Art Fund and Oberlin Friends of Art Fund, 2015.17.

February 22
Emma Amos (American, 1937–2020), Billie Holiday as Leda and Black Swan, 1984. Monoprint with pochoir and hand-coloring. Oberlin Friends of Art Fund, 2023.46.

March 21
Berenice Abbott (American, 1898–1991), Focusing Water Waves, 1958–61. Gelatin silver print. Purchased with funds from Carl Read Gerber (OC 1958) in memory of John Andrew Gerber (OC 1961), 2022.28.2.

April 25
Jiha Moon (Korean, b. 1973), Nahan’s Forty Winks, 2007. Lithograph. Art Rental Collection Transfer, 2023.40.


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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