Paul V. Galvin Fine Arts Center
The Galvin Fine Arts Center is home to the academic programs for Art, Book Arts, Painting, Music/Music Education, Theatre, Radio/TV, Strategic Communication, and Multimedia Journalism as well as SAUtv and KALA Radio, two galleries, a black box theatre, recital hall, and auditorium.
Serves as the main stage venue with approximately 1,200 seats.
Named in honor of Msgr. Cletus Madsen, a former head of fine arts at St. Ambrose College and a main figure in Catholic liturgical music of the mid-20th century. It seats 110 and is an ideal space for recitals and chamber music concerts, including the popular Casual Classics Series that brings in top performers in this intimate setting.
Seats 50. For more intimate shows.
The Catich Gallery is named after the founder of the university's art department, Father Edward M. Catich. The gallery hosts contemporary art exhibits featuring the work of regional and national artists as well as faculty and seniors graduating with honors.
The Morrissey Gallery, named in honor of the Morrissey family, long-time supporters of St. Ambrose University, is an unusual venue that offers a unique exhibition opportunity to local and regional artists. We welcome applications for exhibition.