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


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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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Volume XLIX, No. 1


Volume XLIX, No. 1



Frank Lloyd Wright at Oberlin: The Story of the Weltzheimer/Johnson House

Frank Lloyd Wright at Oberlin: the Story of the Weltzheimer/Johnson House by Athena Tacha, with Fay Beilis and Amy Brown
A Model Usonian and the Role of a Taliesin Fellow
The Weltzheimers’ Commission
Construction under FLW Apprentice Ted Bower
Furnishings and Landscaping
Living in the House
Ellen H. Johnson’s Ownership and Restoration
Coda: Transfer to Oberlin College
Appendix: A Catalogue of Existing Drawings and Comparison between the Initial and Revised Set of Blueprints
Appendix: An Exchange of Letters on the Taliesin Fellowship between Ted Bower and Frank Lloyd Wright in 1948



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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