First Thursdays

Fall 2014 Dates: September 4, October 3 (Friday), November 6, December 4

During these special hours, the museum galleries will remain open until 8pm, and as always, will be free and open to the public.

All museum galleries will be open for you to revisit old favorites, explore the new installations, discover new works, listen to our audio tours, or browse through our collection catalog. AMAM staff and student docents will be on hand to answer questions and chat with you about the museum's holdings.

First Thursday Programs – All programs begin at 5:30pm, unless otherwise noted:.

First Thursday Events, Fall 2014:

September 4, 5–8 p.m.
Join us for a fiesta with Latin American food and wine in celebration of the opening of the AMAM's fall exhibitions. Co-Sponsored with the Oberlin Business Partnership.

October 3 (Please note: This is a Friday), 5:30 p.m.
Please follow this link for information on our Latin American Symposium

November 6, 5-8pm
Allen Art Building, Classroom 1
David G. Berger and Holly Maxson will give a lecture titled "The Hinton Photo Collection: 'Nothing beats a Trial but a Failure' " on their work with Milt Hinton and the photographs from the jazz bassist's estate currently on view at the museum. Following the talk a reception in the East Gallery will feature a performance by Peter Dominguez, professor of jazz studies and double bass in Oberlin's Conservatory of Music. Dominguez will play a bass that had belonged to Hinton.

December 4, 5:30 p.m.
Peter Dominguez, bassist, and Bobby Ferrazza, a professor of jazz guitar at Oberlin, will perform in conjunction with the Ripin Gallery exhibition An Insider's Lens: The Jazz Photography of Milt Hinton.

See past First Thursday events