deepening learning, challenging perceptions and increasing access to the arts

Fun Facts

Urban Arts Space is supported by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Upcoming Events

December 15 - January 31, 2022
UAS Online
January 17 - January 29, 2022
Urban Arts Space
January 18 - January 29, 2022
Urban Arts Space
January 18 - January 29, 2022
Urban Arts Space Corridor

Recent News

September 24, 2021

Along with other art galleries in the Columbus area, Urban Arts Space has many exciting exhibitions and events planned for the upcoming months. So, to incentivize visitors, the Greater Columbus…

September 23, 2021

Growing up in The Netherlands, Merijn first studied at Akademie voor Beeldende Vorming, in Tilburg, where she received her BFA in Art. She then came to The Ohio State University where she received…

September 13, 2021

Patrick McDonnell, creator of ‘Side Effects: Paintings by Patrick McDonnell 2016-2021’ is an extremely prolific artist- with the focus of his career being on the cartoon MUTTS. Over the past five…

September 5, 2021

In Patrick McDonnell's ‘Side Effects: Paintings by Patrick McDonnell 2016-2021’ the public will get to see the private side of McDonnell's art where his masterful line and expression shifts scale…

People Directory

Merijn van der Heijden
Director, Urban Arts Space and Hopkins Hall Gallery
Manager of Community Learning and Experience
Jeremy  Stone
Manager of Exhibition Logistics and Facilities