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

SHSU Entrepreneurship Program Presents Jim McIngvale

Sam Houston State’s Entrepreneurship Program invites Jim McIngvale as the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence to share his story with the campus community. The...

10/22 9:45am
Ars Perpetua New Music Recital, featuring original works by SHSU Student Composers

*Free Admission

10/22 7:30pm
Men's Choir Festival

*Free Admission

10/23 7:30pm
Piano Studio Recital

*Free Admission

10/24 6pm
Guest Artist Recital: Saxophone Quartet

*Free Admission

10/24 7:30pm

Recent Events

Recent Activity

Stephanie Knific

Stephanie Knific left a positive review 9/3/2018

I thoroughly enjoyed this presentation. Dr. Greene was very informative and engaging.

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!