Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074


Tuesday — Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Sunday Closed

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

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From the Director

From the Director

Posted Thursday, September 1, 2022

From the Director - Fall 2022

While the past two and a half years have presented their share of challenges, as I look ahead to the new opportunities o... Learn More


Posted Thursday, February 24, 2022

From the Director - Spring 2022

We gladly noted increasing visits to the AMAM during 2021, and, despite continued challenges, we look forward to welcoming more people in 2022. Exhibitions will certainly be a draw, including an important retrospective of the drawings of Eva Hesse. C... Learn More

Posted Thursday, September 2, 2021

From the Director - Fall 2021

The Allen reopened to the public on June 2, and we are thrilled to have museum friends and regional visitors in the galleries again. We were fortunate that, as the museum has been open to those with an Oberlin College id card since August 2020, we ha... Learn More

Posted Friday, January 8, 2021

From the Director - Spring 2021

The beginning of a new year always brings a healthy dose of optimism. Despite the many challenges we still face, it is a time to look forward to what we hope to do, as well as to look back and celebrate all we have achieved. During 2020, the staff ... Learn More

Posted Tuesday, September 8, 2020

From the Director - Fall 2020

Our world has changed in profound ways in the past several months. All of us at the AMAM want to express our sympathy to those who are dealing with negative health consequences from the coronavirus, those who continue to suffer from the many effects ... Learn More


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