Three Inspiring Art Destinations

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This is a perfect time of year to explore great art in Wisconsin. Travel to Stevens Point, Oshkosh and West Bend to discover these inspiring galleries and museums.

Carlsten Art Gallery

1800 Portage St.
Stevens Point, WI 54481

The Carlsten Gallery exhibits include rotating artists of note, the work of student artists as well as a permanent collection that the gallery oversees. The gallery is located on the UW-Stevens Point campus, on the second floor of the Noel Fine Arts Center. Its permanent collection includes ceramics, early American pressed glass goblets and a collection of prints from various nationally-known artists.

Gallery Q Artists Cooperative

1108 Main St.
Stevens Point, WI 54481

This artist-owned cooperative is located in a building that was built in 1914 as the Arcade Billiard Hall. It was renovated to reveal the original wood floors, tin ceiling and art deco lights. The gallery exhibits and sells regional fine art.

Scarabocchio Art Museum

800 Main St.
Stevens Point, WI 54481

This art museum is owned by the City of Stevens Point and managed by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Its mission is to encourage cultural and intellectual activities for the benefit and enjoyment of all community members.

Museum of Wisconsin Art

205 Veterans Ave.
West Bend, WI

MOWA is America’s only regional art museum featuring the works of Wisconsin artists. Located next to the Milwaukee River, the museum contains the most comprehensive collection of the work of Milwaukee-born painter, Carl von Marr. Its early American art collection reflects the museum’s mission to collect, conserve, document, and exhibit Wisconsin art through the ages.

Paine Art Center and Gardens

1410 Algoma Boulevard
Oshkosh, WI 54901

A Tudor Revival mansion houses a collection of more than a thousand artworks including paintings, sculptures, furnishings and decorative objects. The mansion was constructed for lumber baron Nathan Paine and his wife, Jessie Kimberly Paine. Its collection also includes woodworkings, Persian rugs, tapestries, and English and American silver and china.

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