Enjoy an extensive array of performing, visual and literary arts for audiences across Northeast Georgia with The Arts Council. You can relax with an evening of intimate jazz, see a movie on the lawn or take pleasure in the elegance of the symphony. Make sure to see what is on the schedule during your trip to North Georgia.
Celebrating more than 60 years of unparalleled excellence in visual arts programming, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center is north Georgia’s premier arts organization. Admission is free and offers a unique blend of exhibits for all art enthusiasts.
Watch theatre doors open into new worlds, new people & new ideas. Gainesville Theatre Alliance is a collaborative ensemble of students, community members and professionals that perform for audiences throughout the year.
Gallery on the Square
112 Main Street SW, inside Main Street Market | 770-718-7632
Your place for original fine art. Gallery on the Square is noted for its open and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy browsing as you search our walls for that special piece of art. We are celebrating our 10th year as a premier fine arts gallery.
Roy C. Moore Art Gallery
3040 Landrum Education Drive, Oakwood, GA 30566 | ung.edu
The Roy C. Moore Art Gallery is located on the Gainesville Campus in the Performing Arts Building. There are approximately six exhibitions annually including the BFA exhibitions. The gallery also hosts a Holiday Art Sale and a Spring Art Sale during the last week of classes and exams week each semester. This sale features original artwork by the talented students of the Department of Visual Arts.
While you are exploring Gainesville, you are very likely to find paintings or sculptures or perhaps even a little gold "BURD." These installations of Public art are displayed in accessible and visual areas across our community. What is Public Art? It is art created for the public through a public process on display within an accessible public domain. Public art is created specifically for a public place which influences or makes a difference in how an individual or community relates to that place. Public spaces may be outdoor or indoor.
The Vision 2030 Public Art Committee
Many of these are made possible by The Vision 2030 Public Art Committee which is committed to enhancing the lives of every citizen and the community's long-term economic vitality through the exhibition of public artworks.
Public Art Maps
Use the google map to locate many of the public art installations around Gainesville. Or if you prefer, download the printable map (PDF). However you choose to explore, happy art hunting!