Paul V. Galvin Fine Arts Center
Fall 2020 Notice: Attendance at events in Allaert Auditorium is considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Lance Sadlek, SadlekLanceA@sau.edu, 563-333-6252.
The Galvin Fine Arts Center is home to the academic programs for Art/Art Education, Book Arts, Painting, Music/Music Education, Theatre, 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.
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, 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.
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.
Galvin Fine Arts Center
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, Iowa 52803