Charles Allis Art MuseumApril 9, 2015
Title: Charles Allis Art Museum
Reference Code: Mss- 2019
Inclusive Dates: 1947-2008
Quantity: 00.03 cu. ft.
Location: Sm mss
Abstract: The Charles Allis Art Museum was originally the home of Milwaukee-native Charles Allis and his wife Sarah. The family was very active in the community, and Charles was one of the organizers of the Milwaukee Arts Society, and a trustee at the Layton Art Gallery. Upon their deaths, they donated their mansion, filled with unique artwork, to the public. This became the Charles Allis Art Museum officially in 1979.
Scope and Content: The collection contains constitutions, reports, brochures, articles, board meeting agendas, and Focal Point newsletter, and flyers
Access and Use: No restrictions