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Scarabocchio Art Museum


The Scarabocchio Art Museum (SAM) is located in downtown Stevens Point on the corner of Main Street and Water Street. The museum is a joint venture between the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and the City of Stevens Point.


Mission Statement

The mission of the SAM is to encourage cultural and intellectual activities for the benefit and enjoyment of all community members by:

  • making the artwork of Dr. David L. Smith accessible to as many people as possible in order to enrich and inspire them;
  • promoting the use of the museum for a variety of performing and fine arts activities;
  • providing art-related education and programming opportunities through collaborative efforts;
  • and, providing a setting for programs that enhance the cultural and intellectual growth of the community.

Current Exhibit
Water & Wood
Work by Diana K.B. Hoover and Joseph Hoover
October 21-November 21
reception: November 7, 6-8 p.m.

Upcoming Exhibits 

  • Joan North Annual Holiday Show and Sale December 5-6, 2014
  • Kathe Julin, December 4, 2014-January 29, 2015
  • Anne-Bridget Gary, February 10 - March 19
  • Codey Stange, March 31 - May 15
  • Kathy Boettcher, May 21 - June 25
  • Bill McKee, July 14 - August 20
  • Jim Butch September, 1 - October 8
  • "Critique Your Culture" Group Print Exhibition, October 20 - November 25
  • Julie & Dave Sittler, December 8 - January 28, 2016


Gallery Hours

Tuesday-Friday from 10am-4pm.

Contact Information

Brian Borchardt, SAM Curator
800 Main Street
Stevens Point, wI 54481
Phone: 715-345-7726