House-turned-museum on Milwaukee’s Lower East Side.
From the 1981 Landmarks Commission/Department of City Development report…
Constructed in 1909, the Allis House is a rectangular building, two and one-half stories high, with walls of mauve-brown Ohio brick trimmed with Lake Superior sandstone. The main hall has marble flooring and marble-paneled walls. The dining room and library are paneled with Honduras mahogany ; the living room woodwork is Circassian walnut. All three rooms retain their original furnishings. A marble staircase with bronze balusters and mahogany stair rail joins the main hall and second floor.
The Allis collection includes oriental porcelains, ceramics, and carvings; small bronzes dating from the Renaissance era and the 19th century; graphics by artists such as Albrecht Durer, Rembrandt and Whistler; 18th century French furniture; and landscapes by Gainsborough, Winslow Homer, Corot, and others.
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Content referencing Charles Allis Art Museum
Thursday, May 11 through Sunday, May 21Mar 22nd, 2017 by Milwaukee Museum Mile
Bublr Bikes Giving Free 30-Minute Rides to Encourage Voting on Tuesday Nov. 8Nov 7th, 2016 by Bublr Bikes
Black Cat Alley Grand Opening Ceremony and Black Cat Alley at Villa Terrace Exhibition Opens Sunday, September 18Sep 16th, 2016 by East Side BID
Saturday May 7 through May 14Apr 14th, 2016 by Charles Allis Art Museum
Threshold has sparked dialogue about the artwork on display as well as the future of house museums in contemporary society.Feb 22nd, 2016 by Charles Allis Art Museum
Friday, February 26, 2016 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.Feb 17th, 2016 by Charles Allis Art Museum
Saturday, February 13, 2016Feb 3rd, 2016 by Charles Allis Art Museum
The schedule of upcoming programming through the conclusion of the exhibition.Jan 15th, 2016 by Charles Allis Art Museum
Enjoy our premium beverage service while seeing ThresholdJan 14th, 2016 by Charles Allis Art Museum
Featuring Panel Discussion at 7 p.m.Oct 20th, 2015 by Charles Allis Art Museum
Red Leaf Artoberfest Arts & Crafts Marketplace to be held Saturday October 3, at the Charles Allis Art Museum
Doors open at 11:00 a.m. with the event concluding at 5:00 p.m.Sep 16th, 2015 by Charles Allis Art Museum
Budget Includes Improvements to Transit, Parks, Cultural Assets and Public SafetyNov 10th, 2014 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Sup. Broderick and Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announce Amendment to Fund Parks Deferred Maintenance, Reverse Cuts to Cultural InstitutionsOct 27th, 2014 by Gerry Broderick
Five small and medium sized arts and culture museums, located on Milwaukee’s historic East Side and in close proximity to one another along the Lake Michigan shoreline, have created the Milwaukee Museum Mile. This joint effort among the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, The Charles Allis Art Museum, Museum of Wisconsin Art at St. John’s On The Lake, The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, and the North Point Lighthouse at Lake Park, creates a simple and more affordable way for visitors to access and enjoy multiple museum experiences, while promoting the area as a destination to Milwaukee residents and visitors to our city.May 15th, 2014 by Ald. Nik Kovac
The Milwaukee Museum Mile is back with a day of free admission.Mar 31st, 2014 by Press Release
County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic To Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum
Chat Sessions Designed to Discuss County Cultural, Recreational and Entertainment NeedsMar 13th, 2014 by Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic
March 7 – June 29, 2014Feb 17th, 2014 by Charles Allis Art Museum
The Charles Allis Art Museum is the perfect setting for a lecture on the history of the magnificent mansions that once populated Prospect Avenue.Feb 11th, 2014 by Charles Allis Art Museum
The Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., along with leading Wisconsin film historian, Dale E. Kuntz, is pleased to announce Movie Time’s Winter 2014 Schedule: All Singing…All Dancing…All Technicolor!Jan 9th, 2014 by Charles Allis Art Museum
The 11th installment of Eyes on Milwaukee focuses on transit, development, and new restaurants. The Downtown Transit Center's redevelopment is inching closer to reality. The Milwaukee Museum Mile is a new marketing effort for some overlooked museums. Service reductions are coming to the Milwaukee-Racine-Kenosha commuter bus service, and the Milwaukee City Clerk is still tweeting, thankfully.May 3rd, 2012 by Jeramey Jannene
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