Performance Venues

Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center

The Coughlin Theater inside the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center
The Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center is home to the Fr. Bernard J. Coughlin, S.J. Theater.
Opened in April 2019, the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center provides a state-of-the-art performing arts facility where the Gonzaga and larger Spokane community can learn, create, share, and enjoy.  The Coughlin Theater (Mainstage) seats 759 people, with 595 seats on the orchestra level and 164 seats in the balcony and side boxes.  The Performance Center also features the Martin and Edwidge Woldson Recital Hall, located in the east wing, which seats 168 people in an intimate performance space with excellent acoustics.

 

 
Location:
  • 211 East Desmet Ave., Spokane WA 99258.
  • Located on the GU campus, just north of Jundt Art Museum.
  • (509) 313-4776
  • Wheelchair access available.
  • The Box Office is open Monday through Friday, noon to 5pm, and 90 minutes prior to each performance

Visitor Parking:
  • There is free street parking surrounding the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center on Sharp, DeSmet, Boone, Lidgerwood and other nearby streets.
  • Fifteen-minute visitor parking for the Performing Arts Center is available near the entrance at DeSmet and Pearl.

 


St. Aloysius Church

View of the outside of St. Aloysius Catholic Church
St. Aloysius is the home of the Gonzaga University Jesuit community.
Dedicated in 1911, St. Aloysius has the largest seating capacity of the Catholic churches in Spokane and is an active parish in the Catholic Diocese of Spokane. It's architecture has been described as adapted Romanesque and is known for its pipe organ with 37 ranks of keys. The twin spires on the roof are a beacon for both the University community and the people of Spokane.

 

 
Location:
Visitor Parking:
  • Available on N. Astor St as well as a parking lot behind the St. Aloysius Parish Center.

 


John J. Hemmingson Center

View of the outside of the John J. Hemmingson Center

View of the Ballroom of the John J. Hemmingson Center
Performances take place in the ballroom located on the 3rd floor.
The Hemmingson Center is a meeting place for all students as well as faculty, staff, alumni and the guests of Gonzaga University. Providing dining options, meeting space, lounge, and programming facilities, the Hemmingson Center is a great place to study, meet with friends, relax or be entertained after a long day of classes.

 

 
Location:
Visitor Parking:
  • BARC (Boone Avenue Retail Center) can be accessed from both the north side on E. Boone Avenue and south side of the building on E. Desmet Ave.
  • Parking for visitors are on garage levels 2-4.

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University Chapel

View of the inside of the Gonzaga University Chapel

College Hall is the location of the University Chapel.
College Hall is the location of the University Chapel.
The student chapel was originally dedicated in 1904. Its latest remodel was in 2002 and was rededicated by University President Robert J. Spitzer, S.J. The chapel features stained glass windows originally created in 1920 for the Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Philadelphia.

 

 
Location:
  • 502 East Boone Ave., Spokane WA 99202
  • Located centrally on the GU campus on the 3rd floor of College Hall, the main administrative building.
  • (509) 313-6191
  • Elevator access is available.
  • Wheelchair access available.
Visitor Parking:
  • Available in the main parking lot in front of College Hall.

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Music Annex I

View of the outside of the Gonzaga Music Annex

Trombone and saxophone students practicing.
The Music Annex provides a large rehearsal room for instrumental ensembles, a small classroom, faculty offices, practice rooms and storage for percussion equipment.

 

 
Location:
Visitor Parking:
  • Available on the street and lots on Pearl and Lidgerwood streets as well as on Boone and DeSmet.

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St. Gregory Choral Hall

View of the outside of the St. Gregory Choral Hall

Participants of the Gonzaga Choir Invitational perform in St. Greg's Choral Hall
Participants of the Gonzaga Choir Invitational perform in St. Greg's Choral Hall.
St. Gregory provides a large rehearsal room for choral ensembles, the choral faculty office, a practice room, the choral library, a student lounge and storage for choral equipment.

 

 
Location:
Visitor Parking:
  • Available on the street and lots on Pearl and Lidgerwood streets as well as on Boone and DeSmet.

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Jundt Art Museum

View of the Jundt Art Museum on the campus of Gonzaga.

Chihuly red chandelier featured in the Jundt Art Museum on the Gonzaga campus.
Visitors can enjoy the Red Chandelier, designed by world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly for the University.
The beautifully-situated Jundt Art Museum houses the University's growing permanent collection of almost 5,000 objects, and presents special, temporary art exhibitions.

 

 
Location:
Visitor Parking:
  • Available at the museum accessed off of DeSmet or Pearl streets.

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Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox

A Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra perforrmance.

View of the marquee at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox
The orchestra performs regularly at the acoustically outstanding and historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.
The 1,700-seat art deco treasure is home to the Spokane Symphony and hosts numerous cultural and music events. First opened in 1931, the theatre was renovated in 2007. Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

 
Location:
Visitor Parking:
  • Paid parking is available on the street and in several parking lots.

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St. John's Cathedral

Gonzaga Chamber Choir

View of St. John's Cathedral outside
Its prominent location above the city lends to the Cathedral’s role as a center for public gatherings and cultural activities for Spokane.
The cathedral is one of the few examples in the United States of Gothic architecture. Begun in 1925, St. John's is the fulfillment of the dream of Right Reverand Edward Makin Cross, third Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane.

 

 
Location:
Visitor Parking:
  • There is a mix of paid and free parking on the street and in the church lots.

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Spokane, WA 99258
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