Paul V. Galvin Fine Arts Center


The Galvin Fine Arts Center is home to the academic programs for Art/Art EducationBook Arts, Painting, Music/Music EducationTheatre, Digital Media Production, PR/Strategic Communication, and Multimedia Journalism as well as SAUtv and KALA Radio, two galleries, a black box theatre, recital hall, and auditorium.

Allaert Auditorium
Serves as the main stage venue with approximately 1,200 seats. 

Madsen Hall
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.

Studio Theatre
Seats 50. For more intimate shows.

Catich Gallery
The Catich Gallery is named after the founder of the university's art department, Rev. 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.  

Morrissey Gallery
The Morrissey Gallery – named in honor of the Morrissey family, long-time supporters of St. Ambrose University – offers a unique exhibition opportunity to local and regional artists. We welcome applications for exhibition.


Little Woman the Musical with QR code to scan to buy tickets.

Theatre Productions

Spring 2022

April 29, 30 & May 1

Little Women the Broadway Musical, Allaert Auditorium
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FREE TICKETS FOR STUDENTS


St. Ambrose department of music logo

Music Productions

Spring 2022

Casual Classics V: Spring Music Faculty sampler
Friday, April 8, 5:00 pm
Madsen Hall

Spring Honors Invitational Recital, Applied Music students
Sunday, April 10, 3:00 pm
Madsen Hall

Senior Rectial: Michael Campbell, trumpt
Sunday, May 8, 3:00 pm
Madsen Hall


Professional Arts Series

Spring 2022

Stay Tuned For Upcoming Events!


Art Exhibitions

Spring 2022

Catich Gallery
March 14 - April 15, 2022
Steve Berger Illustration

Morrissey Gallery
March 14 - April 15, 2022
Fr. Catich Exhibition


Galvin Staff

Lance Sadlek, Director

Kris Eitrheim, Technical Director
John Hagar, Marketing and Ticket Office Manager
Aaron Hook, Scene Shop Foreman
Rebecca Miessen, Asst. Technical Coordinator

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