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

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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Posted Monday, March 20, 2017

From the Director - Spring 2017

The much-anticipated year-long celebration of the centennial of the Allen Memorial Art Museum is upon us, and the staff and I look forward to sharing with you the many events organized for this momentous occasion. Our exhibitions this academic year h... Learn More

Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2016

From the Director - Fall 2016

With his seminal 1992-93 Mining the Museum project at the Maryland Historical Society, the artist Fred Wilson launched what became known as his interventions in museum collections: he manipulates, combines, and contrasts works, creating new contexts ... Learn More

Posted Thursday, September 1, 2016

Alternative historical narratives emerge in two exhibitions by Fred Wilson

Artist and MacArthur genius grant recipient Fred Wilson has created two exhibitions—one of works that he made or f... Learn More


Posted Sunday, March 20, 2016

From the Director - Spring 2016

The Allen Memorial Art Museum has long been a venue for new work by contemporary artists, and indeed has collected works by living artists since opening in 1917. In 1951 director Charles Parkhurst launched the Three Young Americans series of exhibiti... Learn More

Posted Sunday, September 20, 2015

From the Director - Fall 2015

For the past few years, museum offerings have been loosely united under a theme: Religion, Ritual and Performance in 2012–13, Realism in 2013–14, and The Americas in 2014–15. We inaugurate the 2015–16 year with the theme of Th... Learn More


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