Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the museum is closed until further notice. Please check back here for updates as they become available. We will also be posting updates and information to our Instagram and Facebook feeds. Thank you for your support and we hope to see you again soon!




We are a nonprofit friends group devoted to the museum we love! If you want to learn more about The Friends of the Charles Allis (FOCA) and our efforts to support the Museum, just let us know - we'd welcome your involvement. 

     Board of Directors
     The Friends of the Charles Allis (FOCA)

Enable the Charles Allis Art Museum to realize its full potential as a relevant cultural destination for today's and future generations to enjoy.

The Friends of the Charles Allis (FOCA) is a member-based organization dedicated to supporting Milwaukee's historic Charles Allis Art Museum. We provide funding and volunteer resources to enhance our community's connection with the Museum's architecture, gardens, collections, and exhibitions.


Advocacy to support the Charles Allis Art Museum

Integrity to conduct business in a way that is honest, transparent, and ethical

Stewardship to maximize the resources bequeathed to FOCA

Creativity to realize what is possible

Excellence to provide the skills necessary to accomplish FOCA mission

Inclusion to engage the larger community