The Allen Memorial Art Museum was founded back in 1917, and today is recognized as one of the five best college and university art museums in the entire USA!
You know what else - it's FREE entry!
Comprising more than 15,000 works of art from virtually every culture and spanning the history of art, this family friendly museum's collection is a wonderful cultural resource for all who visit, with galleries filled with extraordinary old master and 19th century sculptures, paintings and decorative arts.
The collection of European and American paintings and sculpture from the 15th century to today is particularly strong, as well as the incredibly important collection of Asian paintings, scrolls, sculptures and more.
Kids, have you heard of the artist Cezanne, or Matisse? Have you ever wanted to see a real life Picasso up close in person, or really study an authentic Rembrandt?
All of these and SO much more at the Allen Memorial Art Museum's collections!
This popular museum also showcase changing exhibitions, so you can plan your next visit around something new to see. These exhibitions focus on a particular artist, or culture, or technique, offering a deeper understanding of a particular facet within the art world.
So why not delve into the wonderful world of art in Ohio, and surround yourself with the works of some of the greatest artists to ever have lived!
Children might just go away inspired to create a masterpiece and you never know - you might just have a future Picasso in the family!
You may use a pencil when drawing or writing but pens are not allowed in the galleries. Be prepared with pencils for your children
Grab something to eat in the area before or after your visit, there are plenty of places to enjoy something!
They offer family self-guided tours, plus K-12 public tours, college tours and plenty of educational experiences!
All of the AMAM galleries except one are accessible. The museum’s second floor is accessible to visitors only by stairs.
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Strollers are permitted
10am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday, 1pm - 5pm Sunday
Closed Mondays and major holidays, & from Dec 24 through Jan 1
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