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

Image Licensing

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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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Join & Support

Support for the museum continues our tradition of bringing art to the people.

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Gift Highlights

News about private support to the museum.

Two youths look at a large bronze bell Two youths look at a large bronze bell, from China, in the King Sculpture Court. Photo by Jill Greenwood

Freeman Foundation grant aids outreach on teaching with Asian collection

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Prominent artists laud the Allen’s centennial with gifts of their work

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Volunteer group builds bridges between museum and the community

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Eric & Jane Nord Family Fund endows curator of education position

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Joan Danforth and NEH create endowed position for a curator of Asian art

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King Sculpture Court reopens following conservation and lighting upgrades

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Mellon grant enhances ties with Oberlin College faculty, students, and curriculum

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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