Charles Allis Art Museum

Award-winning author Mike Lankford comes to the Charles Allis Art Museum on Sept. 7 to discuss his biography Becoming Leonardo: An Exploded View of the Life of Leonardo Da Vinci. Read more


“Inspiring Change: The Photography of Chip Duncan and Mohamed Amin” at the Charles Allis Art Museum (through Oct. 21) examines two photographers whose works have combated blindness to suffering in Third World countries. Read more

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Every year, MMM museums open their doors to residents, museumgoers and first-time visitors for a chance to experience five of Milwaukee's unique museum gems at free or reduced admission. Read more

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Previews of the Movie Collectable Show and the film Tully. Read more

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Ruthie answers dating and hook-up related questions from readers. Read more

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Jahmés Finlayson and Dumah Saafir will perform Haitian music at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Read more

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Charles Allis Art Museum’s “Clandestine Possessions & Family Time” offers some reflection on objects and activities from the private side of life. Read more

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Off the Cuff with Charles Allis-Villa Terrace’s John Sterr and Shana McCaw Read more

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In American Assassin, counter-terrorism agent Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) and CIA veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton) team up with a Turkish agent to hunt down a malevolent, mysterious operative played by Taylor Kitsch. Read more

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As the 21st century accelerates into the future art museums, whose traditional mission has been to preserve the past, obliged to keep abreast? And, if yes, how do they achieve this without diminishing their core objective? Read more

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The Milwaukee Museum Mile hosts its second annual “Art in the City: Plein Air MKE," May 11-17. Also for the second year, “Oneida Arts: Evolving Traditions" will grace Southeastern Oneida Tribal Services, Saturday, May 13. Finally, to ... Read more

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Adapted from the Marvel comic book series, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 has something of a “been there, done that" quality to it; still, we like most of these characters—relentless verbal sparring aside. Read more

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Cooperative Performance Milwaukee stages a dreamy dance about mistakes and struggles with aLL wRoNG. Read more


Milwaukee has many great and well-known museums, but the city holds other venues dedicated to preserving aspects of our past, too. Here are a few of the lesser-known ones, including a pair of digital museums that dream of becoming brick and... Read more

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A populist sentiment and the power of the graphic image are shared in the work of artists Carlos Hermosilla Álvarez and Colin Matthes, whose works are on view at the Charles Allis Art Museum through June 25. Read more

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“Carlos Hermosilla Ãlvarez and Colin Matthes: Echoing Concerns," an exhibition highlighting printmaking as a tool for social change opens at the Charles Allis Art Museum March 16. In conjunction with its current production of Time Stand... Read more

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Ruthie answers a question from a superficial husband and an imposter auntie. Upcoming events include: Little Shop of Horrors opening night at Sunset Playhouse, March 2; Mad Hatter Tea Party at Charles Allis Art Museum, March 4; and a screen... Read more

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Tom Hanks portrays Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon in the third film adapted from the Don Brown series of novels. Inferno is slavishly faithful to its source, brimming with stunning visuals and incoherent plot lines. Read more

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Writer-Director Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation is a rebuke of the earlier movie of the same name. In Parker’s film, the setting is the pre-Civil War era and concerns the 1831 slave revolt led by Nat Turner. Read more

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