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, 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

Curatorial Walk Through – Forward

Wednesday, February 13 • 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join our curatorial staff for a detailed walk-through of our current exhibition Forward 2018. Learn more about the artists and their work featured in the exhibition. Free with museum admission.

Artist Walk and Talk: Robin Jebavy and Joseph Mougel

Thursday, March 28 • 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Join us for a walk and talk through our current exhibition Forward: 2018. Learn about the artists’ art practice and their work featured in the show.

Featured Artists
Robin Jebavy –
Joseph Mougel –


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

Rising Artists – Selections from the Rufus King High School International Baccalaureate Senior Art Exhibit

April 26 – May 19, 2019

Over the spring semester, our curatorial team worked with the Rufus King High School students by visiting their classes, critiquing their work, and selecting a group of artworks from the students’ Senior exhibition for a special showing at the Charles Allis for three weeks.

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