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, amazing performances from the Gainesville Theater Alliance, and more while exploring the arts and cultures of Gainesville!

Upcoming Events!

Check out these upcoming events in Gainesville!

April 8, 2023 Discovery Saturday – Elachee Nature Science Center
Join artist Aida Alarcon for an outdoor painting class at Discovery Saturday at Elachee Nature…
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April 13, 2023 Dance Faculty & Senior Thesis Show: “VORTEX” – Brenau University Department of Dance
Join Brenau University’s Department of Dance for their annual spring concert featuring works from senior…
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April 14, 2023 1984 – Gainesville Theatre Alliance
Presented by the Gainesville Theatre Alliance, this stage adaptation of Orwell’s classic dystopian world is…
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April 15, 2023 Arts in the Outdoors with Fox Gradin – Elachee Nature Science Center
Join Elachee Nature Science Center for Arts in the Outdoors with Fox Gradin!
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April 20, 2023 2023 Art Walk – Historic Gainesville
Join Downtown Gainesville for their first annual Art Walk!
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April 21, 2023 Evening of Intimate Jazz: Karla Harris – The Arts Council
Join the Arts Council in their Evening of Intimate Jazz concert series!
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Arts & Entertainment in Gainesville

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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
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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.

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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