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The Allen Art Museum was the perfect place to spend time on a cold, snowy day. Some of the galleries were closed for reinstalls (in January), but the collection of art we did view was amazing and the building itself is beautiful.
For a museum attached to a small college, this place is amazing. It has a wide range of art from antiquity to the present, a really interesting east asian exhibition, and even a Picasso, a Matisse, a Cezanne, a Modigliani, and two Monets. Definitely worth...More
An outstanding gem with a broad variety of styles represented. Nice collection of Chinese and Japanese prints and drawings. Often a very good contemporary exhibit. Strong collection of early 20th century paintings.
This small museum holds amazingly well-chosen artifacts ranging from the Bronze Age to the modern age. One gets the impression that it was intended for use as a resource for art history classes, since it has good representative items from all of the most relevant...More
We drove from the north side of Columbus to Oberlin to see this museum and it did not disappoint. The collection was amazing. There are world class works here and none of the crowds. You can study and revisit works at your leisure. 2-3 hours...More
Small museum in a Cass Gilbert building with an eclectic collection of paintings and artifacts. Beautifully curated exhibits celebrating their 100th year. Unique examples of genres and artists. A must visit (free admission) when in the area.
The Allen Memorial Art Museum on the campus of Oberlin College is absolutely incredible. The museum is quite small, but packs an impressive punch. A few highlights include; 'Young Girl Seated' by Henri Matisse, 'Green Dream' by Marc Chagall and 'Nude with a Coral Necklace'...More
I've been to Oberlin before, but never even knew there was an art museum. I agree that it is a must-see when you're in town. It was a pleasant surprise and I am really glad I stopped in today. The architecture is sensational and the...More