Allen Memorial Art Museum

87 N. Main St.
Oberlin, OH 44074- Map It
Phone: (440) 775-8665

AAA Editor Notes

Allen Memorial Art Museum is at 87 N. Main St. (SR 58) at Oberlin College. The permanent collection spans the history of art; highlights include 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, late 19th- and early 20th-century European art, and modern and contemporary American art. The main building was designed in 1917 by Zanesville native Cass Gilbert, and a 1977 addition was designed by Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates. Several temporary exhibitions are presented each year. The museum oversees tours of the Usonian-style Weltzheimer/Johnson House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright 1947-48; it is several blocks from campus. Guided tours are available.
Museum free. Weltzheimer/Johnson house tour $5; free (ages 0-17 and college students with ID).
Hours: Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. An open house for the Weltzheimer/Johnson House is offered the first Sun. of the month on the hour noon-4, Apr.-Nov. Closed major holidays.