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Stoughton, WI is home to many one-of-a-kind shops you can't find anywhere else. With boutiques, gift shops, and places to eat all within walking distance, you can make a day out of shopping downtown Stoughton. Create memories in Stoughton and take them home with you too.



   

STOUGHTON STORIES

Abel Contemporary Gallery

Abel Contemporary Gallery opened in 1987 just southwest of Madison, in Paoli, WI as the Artisan Gallery under the direction of its original owner who converted a former creamery, into a showplace for the work of 30 local artists. In 1998, Theresa Abel became the Art Director and helped continue the growth of the gallery, both in quality and in reputation. In 2004, she and artist Tim O'Neill took over ownership, broadening the focus of the gallery by exhibiting artists with national reputations along with work of well-known local artists.  In 2017, in conjunction with the gallery’s 30-year celebration, they changed the name to the Abel Contemporary Gallery, as it became important for the gallery to have a unique name to differentiate itself from other “artisan” galleries and businesses.  

In 2019 Abel Contemporary made the move from Paoli to Stoughton, just a few miles to the east. Abel and O’Neill spent  much of 2018 and the beginning of 2019 renovating the gallery’s new home, a historic tobacco warehouse originally constructed in 1891. This 8,000 square foot building is a spectacular backdrop for some of the most notable art and craft in the region. For Abel, a painter, and O’Neill, a woodworker and metalsmith, it is important to exhibit fine art and fine craft side by side. The gallery features notable artwork in many media, hosting three concurrent exhibits every six to seven weeks and maintains an alternative exhibit space which offers an opportunity for more evocative work such as installations and video art.

Stoughton Business Listings

Abel Contemporary Gallery

524 E. Main Street

CHEESERS LOKAL MARKET

183 E. Main Street

DIAKONOS DESIGNS STUDIO & GALLERY

187 E. Main Street

DIAMONDS SELECT JEWELRY

139 E. Main Street

DUNE GIFT & HOME

155 W. Main Street


ELSING'S SECOND HAND SHOP

421 E. Main Street

GRASSHOPPER GOODS

171 W. Main Street

Gemini Games

193 W. Main Street

MCGLYNN PHARMACY

100 E. Main Street


SMOKES ON THE WATER

233 W. Main Street

SPRY WHIMSY FIBER ARTS

168 W. Main Street

STOTON CYCLE

100 W. Washington Street


STOUGHTON FLORAL

168 E. Main Street

STUDIO 184 - ANNIE SLOAN CHALK PAINT

184 W. Main Street



THE NEXT GENERATION TOYS & CONSIGNMENT

161 E. Main Street

WOODLAND STUDIOS

195 E. Main Street




2020 Visitor Map

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2020 Visitor Map