Closed Summer 2024

Beginning May 27, we will be closed as part of Oberlin College’s Sustainable Infrastructure Program.

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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

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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Art Donations


Explore the full range of museum programs through free events, guided and self-guided tours, and resources for professors and PreK-12 teachers.

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The Muse in the Museum / Poetry & Art in Dialogue: A Workshop

Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Muse in the Museum / Poetry & Art in Dialogue: A Workshop

Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Interested in an afternoon of reading, writing, and workshopping art-inspired poems? Join poet Lynn Powell to discuss contemporary poems inspired by visual art and experiment with writing your own poem in the museum galleries. In the final hour, you will have the chance to workshop your poem in front of the art that inspired you.

Poets of all levels and backgrounds, aged 15 and up, are welcome to participate in this free workshop. All materials will be provided. Please register here.

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. Please email access questions to Jill Greenwood,

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