Gaining Valuable Work Experience over Summer Break
The Allen Memorial Art Museum has an active student docent group that assists with gallery tours and public programs. The experience they gain at the AMAM lays the foundation for many other exciting internship and employment opportunities. We’ve asked some of our docents to share with us their summer internship projects. Today’s blog is written by Oberlin College senior Amanda Tobin: “This...
Philly gets "plugged" in →
It’s interesting to note that the AMAM commissioned the Giant Three-Way Plug, Oldenburg’s first permanent outdoor sculpture. Fabricated in an edition of three at the Lippincott factory in North Haven, Connecticut, the subject was chosen from several different models (including a soft monumental ice pack) the artist presented after a series of visits to Oberlin. The sculpture was commissioned by...
Gallery Talk at the Met - Professor Bill Hood,...
In conjunction with the exhibition Side by Side: Oberlin’s Masterworks at the Met, the AMAM and The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Education department have teamed up to organize a series of gallery talks about the Oberlin works in the Met’s galleries. On Tuesday, August 24 at 11:00am, Professor William Hood, the Mildred C. Jay Professor of Art Emeritus at Oberlin College, will lead a gallery tour....
In Case You Missed It - Washington Post article on... →
Nice write-up on AMAM installation at Cleveland... →
Summer Intern Profile
Over the past two years, Oberlin College senior Alexandra Vargo has become increasingly involved with the AMAM and begun to chart a path towards a possible museum career. “When I decided to go to Oberlin College, I didn’t really know much about the museum - although the Sol LeWitt wall drawings made an impression on me when I visited and eventually led me to do a research project on him last...