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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
Unlocking the Masters Techniques: A Return to Classicism
Work from Nathan Brandner
September 2-October 2
Reception: Friday, September 19, 6-8 p.m.

Upcoming Exhibits 

  • Hector Acuna, July 10-August 21, 2014
  • Nathan Brander, August 28-October 2, 2014
  • Terra Incognita: work by Joseph Hoover and Diana (Black) Hoover, October 16-November 21, 2014
  • Joan North Annual Holiday Show and Sale December 5-6, 2014
  • Kathe Julin, December 11, 2014-January 29, 2015

Gallery Hours

Tuesday-Friday from 10am-4pm.

Contact Information

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