The Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Art Museums Announce 2015 Exhibition Schedule
On Wednesday, January 14 during their annual preview party from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Milwaukee, WI – The Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Art Museums will announce their 2015 exhibition schedule at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum on Wednesday, January 14 during their annual preview party from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Meet and hear from the curators of the museums’ 2015 shows and learn about museum programming for the new year. Light refreshments will be served.
Each year the museums produce six original art exhibitions. Exhibitions have featured local, regional, and international artists. Show subjects range from decorative arts, fine arts, thematic group shows, and historical/cultural shows.
About the Charles Allis Art Museum
Designed by prominent Milwaukee architect Alexander Eschweiler and on the National Register
of Historic Places, the lavish 1911 home of Charles and Sarah Allis contains a world-class art collection that spans more than 2,000 years and includes impressive 19th Century French and American paintings, Classic antiquities, Renaissance bronzes, Asian ceramics and stunning decorative arts. Changing exhibitions feature local and regional artists, making the museum a vibrant center for Wisconsin arts not to be missed. The Museum is located at 1801 N. Prospect Ave. More information available at (414) 278-8295 or visit us at www.charlesallis.org.
About the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum is an Italian Renaissance-style villa designed and built by architect David Adler in 1923. Originally the home of Lloyd Smith of the A.O. Smith Corporation and his family, the Museum features fine and decorative arts dating from the 15th through to the 18th centuries, wrought-iron masterpieces by Cyril Colnik, a formal garden and changing exhibitions. The Museum is located at 2220 N. Terrace Ave. More information available at (414) 271-3656 or visit us at www.villaterracemuseum.org.