About the Schauer Arts Center

Schauer Arts Center

Filled with culture and history, the Schauer Arts Center was transformed from a canning factory built in 1912 into a non-profit, regional center for the arts that inspires creativity and connects people. Since opening in 2001, the Schauer Arts Center presents professional touring performances in the Ruth A. Knoll Theater and regional artwork in the Suckow Family Art Gallery, and also serves as a home to the Hartford City Band, Hartford Community Chorus, The Hartford Players, and the Kettle Moraine Fine Arts Guild. 

Our Mission

Developing, supporting and promoting the arts by providing experiences that inspire creativity and connect people.

Our Vision

The Schauer Center strives to be a vital resource that fosters, supports, and enriches the cultural, educational, and social well being of our regional community. We are a gathering place where people from all walks of life achieve a sense of belonging and benefit from enjoying and participating in the arts.


Core Values

  • Foster Passion for the Arts

  • Deliver Excellence in Customer Service & Programming

  • Respect Individual Differences & Talents

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