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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Downtown Oberlin

Downtown Oberlin

Oberlin’s quaint downtown offers a variety of local shopping and dining experiences. Relax on a bench or “porch” swing on Tappan Square, a 13-acre green space across from the museum and local merchants.


The Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA) operates its own gallery and gift shop featuring primarily local artists. FAVA also offers classes and workshops.

Oberlin Architecture

Online resources by Geoffrey Blodgett (1931–2001), an emeritus history professor, describe notable campus buildings and historic homes.

Oberlin Business Partnership

Contact the local chamber of commerce for more information about local merchants and attractions.

Oberlin Heritage Center

If you’re curious about town’s storied history, the Oberlin Heritage Center has its own museum, in addition to walks and tours.


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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