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Charles Allis Art Museum

  • Constructed: 1911
  • Architect: Alexander Eschweiler
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI

Designed by prominent Milwaukee architect Alexander Eschweiler and on the National Register of Historic Places, the lavish 1911 Tudor-style mansion was the home of industrialist Charles and his wife Sarah Allis. Created with the sole intention of being left to the public, the house contains a world-class art collection that spans more than 2,000 years and includes impressive 19th Century French Barbizon School masters and American Hudson River School paintings, etchings by Whistler and Albrecht Dürer, 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.

Facade of the Charles Allis Art Museum covered in greenery

photo by: Charles Allis Art Museum

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