Sam Houston State University

James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center

Opened in fall 2010, the Gaertner Performing Arts Center is a showcase for artistic talent and creative works, serving the community and the region. It serves as a world-class academic facility for students in The College of Fine Arts & Mass Communication.

815 17th St., Huntsville, Texas, 77341


Upcoming Events

Student Recital: Stephanie Tan, piano

Student Recital *Free Admission

8/27 7:30pm
2018 Faculty & Staff Meeting

An awards celebration for faculty & staff years of service recipients followed by a university update/address from President Hoyt.

8/30 2pm
Masterclass: Dr. Donald Greene

*Free Admission

9/4 6:30pm
Masterclass: Dr. Donald Greene

*Free Admission

9/5 5pm

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Christopher Gomez

Christopher Gomez left a positive review 1/31/2017

My wife and I really enjoyed Trent's work and his willingness to engage with the audience and gives us insight into the crafting of each piece. We are blessed to have access to such wonderful and personable artistic talent at SHSU!