Fine Arts & Mass Communication

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    Cut Loose, Footloose
    The high energy, 1980’s dance show “Footloose” is kickin’ its way to Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre April 24-27.
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  • Art Complex
    FAMC Art Complex
    Progress is being made towards the new Art Complex, scheduled for completion Fall of 2019.
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  • Animation Rank
  • Raven Scholars 2019

Experience & Discover the Arts at SHSU

Housed in the award-winning James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, the College of Fine Arts & Mass Communication combines five outstanding departments. All Students pursuing a degree in the fine or performing arts or mass communications will have the opportunity to pursue their dream.



Mass Communications
Drone Film Concept
Wins Big

The Department of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University is making great strides in their film program. With the recent release of their short film “The Drone”, the department has received several awards and nominations in the United States and internationally.Click For Story


A Show Of Epic Proportions

In an unusual place, at an unusual size sits the intriguing exhibition referred to as “The Largest Show in the World”, a show of epic proportions, presented by the Advanced Studio class of the Department of Art.Click For Story

Richard Dillon Glass

SHSU Student Brings
Emotion To Screen

Losing a loved one can be a challenging chapter in an individual’s life. Sam Houston State University’s film major, Richard Dillon Glass has recently taken on the project of conveying these feelings of loss through his recent short film “The Burden of Choice”.Click For Story

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Imagine living in a residence hall that also houses stages, screens and studios! These amenities were designed for tomorrow’s communicators, performers and artists, and are open exclusively to all College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication majors who choose to live in the Belvin-Buchanan hall. This co-ed community consists of diverse students who share a common passion to pursue creativity and expression. For more info Click Here!

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