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.

1801 North Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Museum Public Hours
Wednesday-Sunday: 1:00 p.m.-5:00 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


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.

Current Exhibit

Clandestine Possessions and Family Time

November 16, 2017 – April 15, 2018

It is now tradition for the grand prize winner from our Forward juried art exhibition to be invited to present a solo exhibition the following year. Painter James Pederson (Madison, WI), winner in 2016, has taken the invitation a step further, incorporating a collaborator and a guest artist into two side-by-side exhibitions.

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