Due to rising cases of Covid-19 the Charles Allis Art Museum has decided to close until further notice. Please check our website regularly for updates on re-opening. We appreciate your patience and support as we continue to keep the safety of our community and staff a top priority.




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