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09.12.2014 | | Posted at 05:45 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
A little while back, there was an immersive dramatic storytelling experience that settled into the Charles Allis Art Museum. The opening of UNIS: The Origin of the Unicorn was a presentation of a new art exhibit featuring actors in character talking about a fictitious Unicorn expedition that they went on. The art show has run its course and the actors are returning for a repeat presentation as the...
11.06.2013 | | Posted at 11:25 AM
By Tyler Friedman
Readership!This post marks the maiden voyage of Express Milwaukee’s new MKEart blog. As tradition dictates, be sure to break a bottle of champagne over the bow of your computer.A few words about what to expect are in order. As presently conceived, MKEart is to be the more loquacious sibling of the weekly Art Happenings column in the Shepherd Express. Whereas the Art Haps merely skims the surface...
Thursday, May 30, 2013

‘Treasures from the Allis Collection’

Visit the Charles Allis Decorative Art Museum for an exhibit that unveils the immense history within the museum’s walls. As a wealthy industrialist at the turn of the 20th century, Charles Allis was uniquely suited to engage his
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
 Epitome of Elegance: The beautifully renovated Milwaukee County Historical Society was a perfect setting for Ten Chimneys’ 10th anniversary gala. Lynn Fontanne, Alfred Lunt and Joe Garton—the latter credited with saving
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012
It's summer at the Charles Allis Art Museum, and curator Jane Brite and brilliant curatorial assistant and exhibition designer John Larner are busy arranging art ideas sprung from the talents of Wisconsin artists invited to share in the bounty of summer...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The Milwaukee Museum Mile is a newly formed consortium of institutions located on Milwaukee's East Side. John Sterr, marketing manager for the Charles Allis and Villa Terrace art museums, talked about the development of this unique...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Dale Kuntz has long been Milwaukee's genial advocate of classic Hollywood. If Ted Turner had gotten wind of him, this charmingly garrulous gentleman might have been auditioned as a host on TCM, but instead he has remained a local...