Celebrating over 60 years of unparalleled excellence in visual arts programming, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center is north Georgia’s premier arts organization. From humble origins as a sketch club, the Quinlan has grown into a well-respected regional arts organization known for its commitment to quality visual arts programming and educational opportunities. Located on historic Green Street in downtown Gainesville, the center is host to at least seven major exhibitions annually, workshops instructed by nationally and internationally recognized artists, a quarterly class schedule in all media for both children and adults, summer art camps for kids, a museum-quality gift shop featuring original art created by local artists, and other special events for the community. The Quinlan is also a supporter of local artists, through exhibitions, workshops and an extensive gift shop. Whether you are an artist, art appreciator, instructor, collector, or simply a student, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center is THE place to nurture your creativity in northeast Georgia.