The Arts

Galleries and Performing Arts Venues

The Atlanta Symphony Performing at the Arts Council

The Arts Council

331 Spring Street |

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.

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center

Quinlan Visual Arts Center

514 Green Street, NE |

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.


Brenau University Galleries

500 Washington Street | Gallery Website

Brenau University Galleries feature works by national and international artists, local and regional artists, as well as by Brenau University students, faculty and alumni.

Image of performance of WonderQuest

Gainesville Theatre Alliance

770-718-3721 |

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 featuring pottery by Pam Kohler Camp

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

Roy C. Moore Art Gallery

3040 Landrum Education Drive, Oakwood, GA 30566 |

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.

Public Art Wall

Public Art

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!

Photo Gallery

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