1. Ellen Johnson on Art Rental

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    Former art historian, professor, honorary curator of Modern and Contemporary art and owner of the Weltzheimer/Johnson Frank Lloyd Wright house, Ellen Johnson talks about why she created the art rental…

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    • Giant Three Way Plug Installation, 1970

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      This film documents the original installation of Claes Oldenburg's "Giant Three-Way Plug" outside of the Allen Memorial Art Museum on the campus of Oberlin College in 1970. In addition…

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      • AMAM In-Depth: Mechanical Box with Automaton, 1880s

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        American Mechanical Box with Automaton, 1880s Cardboard box with print, sand, figurines Gift of Gladys Sellew, 1958.160 Flourishing between 1880 and 1920, the mechanical toy market included…

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        • FAVA-AMAM Kids Summer Camp 2012

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          The Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA) and the Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) collaborated on a summer art camp for kids ages 6 to 12. During the camp, students learned about a variety…

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          • AMAM Renovation Project - New Object Storage

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            Dr. Stephanie Wiles, Director of the AMAM, explains the creation of new object storage space as part of the current renovation project to visiting lecturer Mattias Legner, from Gotland University…

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            • AMAM Conservation of Cleopatra

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              Among the ten paintings in the collection of the Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) that were gifts of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in 1961, is one by the artist Giampietrino of the death of Cleopatra,…

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              • Art Rental

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                Filmed by Lela Hull (OC '09) about Oberlin College's unique art rental program.

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                • Public vs. Private Collections

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                  Former director Charles Parkhurst talks about the merits of public versus private museum collections.

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                  • Acquiring the Ter Brugghen

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                    Former director Charles Parkhurst discusses acquiring Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene painted by Hendrick ter Brugghen.

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                    • Charles Parkhurst on Collecting

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                      Former director Charles Parkhurst explains the criteria he used when acquiring new art for the collection for Allen Memorial Art Museum.

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