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

July 6, 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

The Great American Broadcast – NEW DATE

July 10, 2019 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

1941 / 90 mins.
Alice Faye, John Payne, Jack Oakie, The Ink Spots

The story tells the very beginning of radio through all its trials and the tribulations, ending with the first coast-to-coast broadcast. In between, Alice and John fall in and out of love several times with a happy ending for all. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the film begins at 7:30 p.m.

That Night In Rio

July 17, 2019 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

1941 / 90 mins.
Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, S. Z. “Cuddles” Sakall.

A mix-up when an American entertainer looks exactly like a Brazilian Baron. When the Baron has to be out of town they hire the American to impersonate him without letting his wife (Alice) know, only she does! Lots of fun with some 5 new songs including Carmen’s famous I Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi and Chica, Chica, Boom Chic. Alice gets to sing Boa Noite. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the film begins at 7:30 p.m.

Mansion Tour

August 3, 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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