Arts and Entertainment

Gainesville’s art scene is as diverse and vibrant as our community.

We love ART!

Discover a Rembrandt etching, an original Andy Warhol polaroid study, a Howard Finster piece displayed on the side of a building or even lay eyes on the world’s largest golden tiger bronze, aka Lucy, while exploring Gainesville. Also home to the Gainesville Theater Alliance with epic Broadway performances.

Upcoming Events!

Check out these upcoming events in Gainesville!

December 3, 2022 Reimagined Arts & Crafts Christmas Market – Keep Hall Beautiful
Join Keep Hall Beautiful for their first annual Reimagined Arts and Crafts Christmas Market!
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December 3, 2022 Festive Art Workshop – Quinlan Visual Arts Center
Join the Quinlan Visual Arts Center at these festive adult workshops!
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December 3, 2022 Hops & Holly Branches: Wreath Making Workshop – ABG
Join our Horticulture Manager as he walks you through the creation of your own evergreen…
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December 6, 2022 Festive Art Workshop for Kids – Quinlan Visual Arts Center
Join the Quinlan Visual Arts Center for these festive kid friendly workshops!
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December 10, 2022 Festive Art Workshop – Quinlan Visual Arts Center
Join the Quinlan Visual Arts Center at these festive adult workshops!
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December 13, 2022 Festive Art Workshop for Kids – Quinlan Visual Arts Center
Join the Quinlan Visual Arts Center for these festive kid friendly workshops!
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Arts & Entertainment in Gainesville

Young girl looking at an art gallery

Brenau University Galleries

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

200 Boulevard, Gainesville, GA 30501
Theater group waving to the crowd after a performance

Gainesville Theatre Alliance

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.

3820 Mundy Mill Road
UNG Performing Arts Building
Oakwood, GA 30566
Professional painting in a frame

Gallery on the Square

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.

112 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501
Quinlan Visual Arts Center

Quinlan Visual Arts Center

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.

514 GREEN STREET N.E., GAINESVILLE, GA 30501
Musicians performing at a concert on stage

The Arts Council

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.

331 Spring Street, SW
Gainesville, Georgia 30501