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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Join & Support

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

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Community Day

Saturday programs to inspire creativity and fun!

Community Day. Photo by Jack Lichtenstein Community Day participants make masks inspired by an exhibition on Japanese theatrical traditions. Photo by Jack Lichtenstein

We invite people of all ages to join us in an afternoon of art and creativity during Community Day. Activities relate to a work of art or current exhibition, and include a hands-on art project and gallery tour.

Presented on two Saturdays per year (spring and fall) in the museum's East Gallery. Drop in anytime during the event. 

Upcoming Community Day Events

There are no upcoming Community Day Events scheduled at this time. Please check back soon!


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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