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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Muy Caliente: Salsa night at Alterra on the Lake was musically hot, hot, hot. Music fans packed the coffeehouse's concert patio to groove with Caché & the Pueblo Latino Orchestra with bandleader Cecil Negrón. Guest artists included singer...
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
With the exploding popularity of online gaming and multimedia platforms, the Charles Allis Art Museum will explore “escape games.” This genre of gaming aims to provide a...
Monday, Feb. 15, 2010

Art Preview

Much to their credit, Milwaukee-area museums provide opportunities to artists of all levels, from students just learning a craft to award-winning masters. Artists both established and new continue to find homes this month through intriguing shows at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MWA), Charles Allis Art Museum and Milwaukee Art Museum...
Monday, July 27, 2009

Art Preview

When artist Katie Musolff paints a portrait, she reveals both the physical and psychological characteristics of her subject. A number of these revelations will be on display at the Charles Allis Art Museum, which features this 2007 Forward Competition award-winner in "Katie Musolff: Artist and Model." This solo exhibit, running Aug. 5 through Nov. 8, includes...
Monday, June 1, 2009

Art Review

The idea: Take six Wisconsin-based poets and an equal number of state fiber artists; in a blind exchange, have each fiber artist select a poem and each poet select a piece of fiber art; then each poet writes a new poem in response to the art selected, and each fiber artist creates a new work in response to the poem selected. The disappointing results are hanging in the Great Hall of the Charles Allis Art Museum. You have until July 26 to view 12 poems, 10 quilted pieces and two weavings...
Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Art Preview

A new exhibit at the Charles Allis Art Museum weaves together two disparate art forms: poetry and fiber. "Threaded Metaphors" (May 13-July 26) includes the work of six poets and six fiber artists, all from Wisconsin. The written words of C.J. Muchhala...
05.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
Two museums to curate exhibits for instead of one⎯a daunting job for the new Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the Charles Allis Art Museum and Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Martha Monroe. As she begins to study the history these sister landmarks hold in the city of Milwaukee, Monroe relishes the task of reviewing their architectural and artistic legacy to incorporate new interpr...

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