Department of Fine Arts started in early sixties by the Prof. Aslam Minhas. Prof. Aslam Minhas taught at Government College Lahore from 1960 to 1994. GCU is devoted to excellence and innovation in Visual Arts, Media Arts and Design. Fine Art Department emphasis on both technical instructions with latest equipped studios and creative thoughts. The first batch of students at Government College Lahore comprised of Dr. Ajaz Anwar and Sufi Waqar. Ever since Government College Lahore have produced many prominent artists of National and International level. In July 2000 Dr. Erfan Ullah Babar, a young and energetic man joined Government College Lahore as a lecturer in Fine Arts. In recognition of Dr. Erfan Ullah Babar’s qualifications and vision, he was made the 1st Chairperson of the Fine Arts Department. Honoring Mr. Minhas contribution in laying a strong foundation of the Fine Arts Department at GC University Lahore, Former Vice Chancellor of GC University approved the establishment of an Art Gallery at GCU in his name. The Minhas Art Gallery was inaugurated by the Mrs. Azra Minhas, the widow of Prof. Aslam Minhas on October 30, 2006. The first painting exhibition at Minhas Art Gallery was of the paintings of Prof. Aslam Minhas which were gathered, reframed and reproduced with great efforts. Ever since Minhas Art Gallery houses the Art work of different artists from time to time which is visited by 100’s of Art lovers from all over Pakistan.