Charles Allis Art Museum


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

Oct 10, 2017 2:51 PM Off the Cuff

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. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:07 PM Film Clips 1 Comments

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? more

Sep 5, 2017 3:28 PM A&E Feature

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 ... more

May 9, 2017 1:45 PM Visual Arts

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. more

May 2, 2017 2:47 PM , Film Clips

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

May 2, 2017 1:48 PM Theater

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... more

Apr 11, 2017 12:04 AM City Guide

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. more

Mar 21, 2017 2:46 PM Visual Arts

“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... more

Mar 14, 2017 12:53 AM Visual Arts

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... more

Feb 28, 2017 3:07 PM Dear Ruthie

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. more

Oct 25, 2016 2:43 PM Film Clips

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. more

Oct 4, 2016 2:46 PM Film Clips

Milwaukee film buff Dale Kuntz hosts a 20th anniversary fundraiser event at the Charles Allis Art Museum, screening the 1938 musical classic, Alexander’s Ragtime Band. more

Jun 14, 2016 4:01 PM Film Clips

Plein Air MKE is the first painting competition of its kind to bring together the arts and cultural organizations inhabiting the choice East Side real estate known as the Milwaukee Museum Mile. The event marks the five-year anniversary of t... more

May 3, 2016 3:29 PM Visual Arts

What our guiding principles, ideas and positions are and how they influence the way we see ourselves (and how others perceive us) is the theme behind “Ethos,” an exhibit assembled by curator Brie Schettle in her debut project, at the Cha... more

Apr 12, 2016 2:40 PM Visual Arts

Wisconsin landscape artist Terrence Coffman displays 40 paintings at the Charles Allis Art Museum through October 11. more

Sep 1, 2015 6:11 PM Visual Arts

His Artist's Statement opens with: “I seem to move through the world as if I am a character in a novel.” Or maybe a character from history. Artist and longtime MIAD president Terrence Coffman will be performing his one-man Van Gogh show.. more

Aug 17, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

The Charles Allis Art Museum isn’t really a boat. Everyone is to arrive in the dining room at 5:00 p.m., but the show actually starts at 3:00 p.m. So it’s a little confusing if you don’t know what’s going on. The Friends of Charles Allis host .. more

Aug 11, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

After winning the grand prize in the Charles Allis Museum’s 2014 “Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now” Terrence James Coffman’s work will be featured at the museum in a solo show, “Recent Works By Terrence Coffman,” July 31-Oct. 11... more

Jul 28, 2015 6:09 PM Visual Arts

“Art for the Cause: French Posters from the First World War” at the Charles Allis Art Museum reflects the ways in which art was pressed into service to mobilize morale for the war. more

May 26, 2015 7:12 PM Visual Arts