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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Allen Augmented Reality

African Ambulatory

Take a 3D tour of the galleries without leaving home. Use this feature to navigate through the museum, read object labels, and view related content.

The Allen Augmented Reality (AAR) offers virtual tours of the permanent collection, changing exhibitions, and the Frank Lloyd Wright house.

Permanent galleries on the main floor:

Current exhibitions on the main floor:

Exhibitions upstairs in Ripin Gallery:

Past exhibitions: 

Frank Lloyd Wright House:

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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