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Housed in the award-winning James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, The College of Arts and Media combines five outstanding academic units: Departments of Art, Dance, Mass Communication, and Theatre & Musical Theatre as well as the School of Music. All students pursuing a degree in arts and media will have the opportunity to pursue their dreams.


Creative Community

Enjoy the many ways you can unleash your creativity and find inspiration while living among other student artist, communicators, and performers in CAM Creative Community. With modern amenities including access to stages, screens, and studios, Creative Community is open exclusively to College of Arts & Media majors!

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CAM Magazine, Fall 2020


The Second Edition Of CAM Magazine is available!

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Once on This Island

College of Arts & Media Students Take To The Stage In Spring Productions

Music and dance fill the stages of Sam Houston State University College of Arts and Media, featuring student artists in the musical production of “Once on This Island” and the annual choreography showcase, “Dance Spectrum in Concert.”

The Faces of Bearkats

Lowman Student Center Celebrates Diversity With Student Artist’s Work

Recently, Sam Houston State University’s Lowman Student Center (LSC) held an art contest through social media. One student’s work stood out so much, that she was asked to create a new piece to be permanently displayed in the LSC, just outside of the orange ballroom.


Student-Directed Theatre Series Continues On Alternating Nights

The Sam Houston State University College of Arts & Media is proud to produce a series of student directed shows as part of their main season. The Directors’ Debut Series is a barebones approach to theatre which allows the student to hone their directing skills by telling the story as set down by the playwright through analysis and character creation with actors.

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