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The Oberlin Review

On the Record with Curator Andrea Gyorody

On the Record with Curator Andrea Gyorody

Victoria Garber, Arts editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under ARTS, On the Record, Visual Art

Andrea Gyorody was recently hired as the new Ellen Johnson ’33 assistant curator of modern and contemporary art at the Allen Memorial Art Museum. She graduated from Amherst College in 2007 and went on to receive a master’s degree in Art History from Williams College. Currently a Ph.D. candidate ...

AMAM Prepares for Joint Senior Studio Exhibit

AMAM Prepares for Joint Senior Studio Exhibit

Quentin Nguyen-Duy and Victoria Garber, Arts editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Visual Art

Senior Studio art exhibition The Stories We Tell Ourselves by College seniors Maggie Middleton, Isa Diaz-Barriga and Jasper Clarkberg, aimed at challenging assumptions about identity based on geography, race and class, opens this evening with a talk by the artists in the Allen Memorial Art Building. Each g...

Trump Administration Threatens Oberlin Arts Funding

Trump Administration Threatens Oberlin Arts Funding

Daniel Markus, Arts editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Literature & Poetry, Music, Visual Art

Before President Trump took office in late January, multiple publications reported that his transition team had begun compiling a list of federal programs to eliminate in an effort to trim domestic spending. According to The New York Times, that list is expected to be finalized by the Office of Manage...

Museums Lack Accessibility

Katie Lucey, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

In art museums around the world, one warning sign is ubiquitous in every gallery: “Please do not touch the art.” But what if a visitor’s sense of touch is the best way for them to interact with art? Institutions of culture and learning should offer programs that encourage a physical relationsh...

First Permanent Exhibit of African Art Opens at Allen

Lucy Haskell
February 3, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

The first permanent exhibit of African art awaits returning students at the Allen Memorial Art Museum in the new year, one of six new installations. Matthew Rarey, assistant professor of the arts of Africa of the black Atlantic, assembled the exhibit with his seminar students last semester. “The Allen has had...

Acoustics Meet Art in the Allen

Jake Frankenfield
December 4, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music, Visual Art

Wandering among fine art and listening to Oberlin’s classical guitarists, visitors at the Allen Memorial Art Museum enjoyed a space where visual and sonic art converged Thursday evening. The museum was transformed from gallery to concert hall as two of its more expansive spaces — dedicated to mid...

First-Year Leaders Reorganize Art Rental

First-Year Leaders Reorganize Art Rental

Kyle Roach
September 18, 2015
Filed under ARTS

At 5:50 p.m. last Friday, I made my way over to the Allen Memorial Art Museum in hopes of getting my hands on a priceless piece of art. The Art Rental program was set to begin at 8 a.m. the following day, and although I had heard murmurs of crazed art enthusiasts already arriving hours before, I figured...

Established 1874.
Allen Memorial Art Muesum