We are pleased to announce that after over three months of closure and much thoughtful preparation, the Charles Allis Art Museum is now open to the general public. Our staff did not make this decision to reopen lightly, and we continue to follow the guidelines of health authorities closely to ensure our visitors and our staff can safely enjoy their visit.  Admission will be by online reservation only. Tickets may be purchased by visiting our Plan Your Visit page. More information on health and safety guidelines for your visit will be provided when registering. We look forward to seeing you again soon at the museum! 

Dear Members,

You and all members of our community are extremely important to us at the museums. Earlier today, Governor Tony Evers declared the COVID-19 novel coronavirus a public health emergency in Wisconsin.  The health and safety of our visitors, members, staff, and volunteers are the single most important considerations for the Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Art museums moving forward.

As the State of Wisconsin takes more aggressive measures to contain and combat the virus, we’ve decided the best action to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, and keep our community safe, was to close both the Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Art Museums as of last night, Thursday, March 12, 2020, through the end of March.

We will continue to actively monitor the developments related to COVID-19 and will take any further actions as necessary.

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns you may have moving forward. We thank you for your understanding in this important matter to our community. We look forward to seeing you as soon as possible at the museums!

John Sterr                                                    Michael West
Executive Director                                        Board Chairman



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