Charles Allis Art Museum

Designed by prominent Milwaukee architect, Alexander Eschweiler, and on the National Register of Historic Places, the lavish 1911 Tudor style home of Charles and Sarah Allis contains a world-class art collection that spans more than 2,000 years and includes impressive Classic antiquities, Renaissance bronzes, Asian ceramics, French Barbizon paintings and stunning decorative arts. Changing exhibitions feature local and regional artists, making the museum a vibrant center for Wisconsin arts not to be missed.

Location
1801 North Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Contact Us
414.278.8295
info@cavtmuseums.org
charlesallis.org

Museum Public Hours
Wednesday, Friday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
(Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day)

Admission Prices
$7.00 Adults / $5.00 Students and Seniors
Children 12 and under – Free
Museum Members – Free
Museum Memberships start at $45

Upcoming Events


Mansion Tour

December 4, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Take a walking tour of the mansion with one of our docents to learn about Charles and Sarah Allis, their art collection and the home they built to house their extensive collection.

Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Christmas on the Screen

December 4, 2019 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

CHRISTMAS ON THE SCREEN / Approximately 60 min

A special program produced by Dale E. Kuntz. Consisting of complete musical numbers by Bing Crosby – “White Christmas”, Bob Hope – “Silver Bells”. Four versions of “Silent Night”- Shirley Temple, Deanna Durbin, Bing Crosby and Nelson Eddy -in German, and many more. Then, the story of “Silent Night” and how it was composed. Ending with a short concert by the Vienna Boys Choir. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the film begins at 7:30 p.m.

Mansion Tour

December 7, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Take a walking tour of the mansion with one of our docents to learn about Charles and Sarah Allis, their art collection and the home they built to house their extensive collection.

Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Mansion Tour

December 18, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Take a walking tour of the mansion with one of our docents to learn about Charles and Sarah Allis, their art collection and the home they built to house their extensive collection.

Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Membership


Membership to Charles Allis Art Museum and Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum provides unlimited visits to both museums and their exhibitions, a newsletter subscription, and discounts on certain special events/programming.

Featured Exhibit


Delight, Inspire, Educate: The Allis Collection as Catalyst

May 12, 2019 – April 12, 2020

See various aspects of the Allis art collection, from paintings and sculptures to decorative arts objects and print materials. In our Foyer Gallery, we consider the act of collecting today and how the objects we live with can inspire creative connections and passions in our lives.

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