The answer depends on your criteria.
In a series of interviews with CBC News, some of the most popular gallery destinations in downtown Roseville will tell you the story of what made them successful.
The city has two major galleries — the Roseville Galleria and the Rosevillians Gallery — and both have seen significant growth over the last few years.
Both opened at the end of 2017, and both are still open for business, with the Rosevilles still at capacity.
Roseville’s most popular destination is the UPTOWN Gallery, which has seen a massive uptick in visitors.
At least 2,200 visitors visit the gallery each day.
It has more than 5,000 works on display, with a full-service studio and an art studio.
The gallery has a large outdoor courtyard, an indoor patio, a rooftop bar and a large dining room.
“It’s one of the best spaces in the city,” said Jeff Smith, a retired real estate broker and former owner of The Home.
“We can sit in there and watch people, talk to people, make connections and connect with the people who are here.”
“The UptOWN Gallery has a great vibe and it’s a really good gallery,” said Kelly Kincaid, a Roseville resident and former director of the Upland Art Institute.
On the other end of the spectrum, there are the Galleria Mall Roseville, the second most popular of the two.
It’s an indoor gallery with more than 3,000 pieces, but it also has a huge outdoor patio with a bar, outdoor bar, and a full service studio.
For most people, the Galleries are the places to go for an artistic experience.
But for some, the Rosevals are the perfect places to meet new friends and hang out.
“[The Uplands] are the best place to meet people, get to know each other and just have a good time,” said Kincay.
“It’s really a beautiful place.”
The Galleries has a different vibe than the Upscale Gallery, but the Roseivings have an amazing atmosphere, Smith said.
When you walk into the Upright Citizens Brigade, a small group of artists and music fans, it’s as though they’re just out there having a good old-fashioned art show, Smith told CBC News.
There’s always an arts scene here, said Chris Ponce, who works in real estate and is a member of the Roseval Gallery’s board of directors.
We have a lot of artists that work in art.
There’s a lot happening here, Ponce said.
But the Rosevale is more of a gathering spot.
What about the Rosevils?
They’re not the only one in the area, but they’re certainly the most visited.
According to the Rosevellians, their most popular attraction is the Rose Villains, a show of works by some of Roseville’s local artists.
It’s a place for people to meet, have fun and meet new people, said Ponce.
As for the Uppers, they’re a bit of a different story.
They opened in 2012 and were the first gallery in Roseville to offer live performance.
You can’t go to the Upps unless you’ve been there, Pone said.
There are a lot more people there, and it feels more like a community.
If you go to Roseville City Hall, you can see some of these artists in person, Pany said.
The Rosevillans gallery also has an outdoor patio, which can be great for meeting friends.
But the Uppys gallery has some of its own special perks.
People will get a peek at some of their works in person at the RoseVillains gallery, Pever said.
They’ll also have a chance to see a painting by an artist who has recently come to the United States.
Pever, a Upps resident, is also a member on the Uuptown Gallery’s Board of Directors.
A great outdoor patio can be a great place to take a break, Paddicks said.
And you can always find a new book to read while waiting for the next performance.
The Uptys is located in Rosevile, and the Ups are located in Upps.
This article originally appeared in the CBC News blog Roseville Weekly.