Chloe Lai Receives Fulbright to Taiwan
June 8, 2022
An art history and East Asian studies double major with an education studies concentration, Lai is constantly striving to learn more about pedagogy and language acquisition.
Sound and Sport Converge in Season-Opening Festival October 9-10
September 29, 2021
“Music, Sports, and the Enduring Influence of Ancient Greece” draws upon resources from across Oberlin’s campus.
Use the Allen App to see—and hear about—works of art as never before
June 23, 2021
Launched over the summer, the Allen App is a new tool for museum visitors to learn about and experience the collection. The application is loaded with audio and visual content on more than 60 works of art.
Watson Fellowship will take Madi Goetzke ’21 to Panama, Malaysia, Nigeria, and Brazil
May 7, 2021
Kyra McConnell ’22
Madi Goetzke ’21 will spend a year traveling the world as a Watson fellow to analyze the role of communally-based cultural heritage sites which double as UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites.
New York Times names catalogue of AMAM’s Eva Hesse collection a Best Art Book of 2020
December 9, 2020
Eva Hesse: Oberlin Drawings, a catalogue of the artist’s works held by the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College, has been selected by the New York Times as one of its Best Art Books of 2020.
This Week in Photos: Beautiful Artistry
November 19, 2020
A display of artwork by Studio Art seniors is shown to President Carmen Twillie Ambar. Her walk through Robert D. Baron ’64 Art Gallery was accented by sculptures and vibrant multimedia pieces. This visit is just one of the images featured in this week’s photo series.
Welcome to the Virtual World of the Allen Memorial Art Museum
November 16, 2020
Light streams inside the King Sculpture Court of the Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) and onto the statues around the perimeter. To the left, a long narrow hallway lined with artifacts from Greece leads to other galleries. Where to go first? Since this is a virtual visit the museum is always open so time is not an issue. I grab a cup of coffee from the kitchen and lean back in my chair.
The Allen Memorial Art Museum Reopens
September 1, 2020
Late last month, a small group of new Oberlin faculty members stood in a large circle, six feet apart, in the King Sculpture Court of the Allen Memorial Art Museum. The invited group were among the first visitors inside the space since it closed in late March. This month the museum reopens with regular hours to members of the college community.
Allen Memorial Art Museum Shares its Collections in New Ways
April 3, 2020
During the temporary closure of the museum, staff have embraced the challenge of moving education online. In the process, they are finding silver linings, including a broader audience for their programming and fewer constraints on how to present artwork.
Practicum in Museum Education
January 31, 2020
Students get a behind-the-scenes look at the Allen Memorial Art Museum and are introduced to the theory and practice of museum education and gallery teaching as they take their first step to becoming an AMAM docent.