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

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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Find podcasts, activities, and information for all age groups.

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Join & Support

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

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Find programs, tours, and resources for casual visits and guided classes.

Front porch of the 1917 building Front porch of the 1917 building designed by Cass Gilbert. Photo by Ralph Lieberman

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

The Allen's renowned collection opens a window into different cultures and time periods, including our own. Engage with art objects through events, tours, and classes.

Here you'll find educational resources for preK-12 teachers and an easy way to schedule a class visit. College and university professors can use the Allen's collection in their teaching through co-facilitated visits and private viewing sessions.


Deepen your appreciation for art in a variety of public programs, from guest lectures and casual gallery talks to concerts and hands-on activities.

FLW Open House

Community & Families

Learn more about the world's people and places in a variety of free programs for all ages. Everyone is welcome.

Become a Volunteer

K-12 Educators

Teachers throughout the region bring classes to the Allen to supplement their classroom curriculum. Find out how you can schedule a school visit.

Lesson Plans

Oberlin College Students

At Oberlin, museum collections play an integral role for study in any academic major.

Shared Art Program

College Faculty

Faculty members collaborate with museum curators to develop innovative ways of exploring course content through direct engagement with works of art.

For Faculty of Other Colleges


Find audio tours, kids' activities, self-guided tours, and information on researching objects and viewing curatorial files.

For Faculty of Other Colleges


Support appreciation for original works of art by becoming a museum member.

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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