Visit Urban Arts Space

The Ohio State University Urban Arts Space challenges ways of thinking about the performing and visual arts and their role in everyday life through conversation, art-making, and experimentation. Urban Arts Space encourages transformative experiences that expand worldviews, offers hands-on practical knowledge in the arts and education, and enables new career skills to reflect an entrepreneurial culture.

Gallery Hours 

Tuesday: 11AM-6PM
Wednesday: 11AM-6PM
Thursday: open late, 11AM-8PM
Friday: 11AM-6PM
Saturday: 11AM-6PM

Closed December 19, 2016 - January 7, 2017 for the holidays.
Urban Arts Space opens January 10, 2017.
Closed July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day.
Closed November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day.
Closed November 22-25, 2017 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Closed December 20, 2017 through January 8, 2018 for the holidays.
Urban Arts Space opens January 9, 2018.


Admission is free!


The OSU Urban Arts Space is located in downtown Columbus.
50 W. Town Street, Suite 130 (in the Historic Lazarus Building) Columbus, Ohio 43215

Directions to Urban Arts Space Map


No matter how you come...

Ride the Bus

BusThe COTA busline offers convenient service from around Columbus directly into downtown, practically at the doorstep of the OSU Urban Arts Space.  Take the #2 bus from OSU campus and get off at the State Street or Town Street stop. The best part: OSU students ride COTA for FREE with their Buck-ID!

Ride Your Bike

BicycleA number of bike trails, bike lanes, and shared roadways lead right to the OSU Urban Arts Space. Bike racks are available on Town Street between High and Front, by our Galleria entrance.

The Bicycle Network Map [pdf] for details on the paths for the Downtown area.

Car Parking

car iconThere are three main parking garages near the OSU Urban Arts Space, as well as metered street parking available. If you are coming to the Space for an evening event or program, most street parking is free after 10 p.m. but spaces are limited. Download our parking availability map [pdf].

Recommended Parking Garages

Ohio Statehouse Parking Garage
Enter from westbound Broad Street or from Third Street.
We recommend the State House Parking Garage on Third Street when accessibility is a concern.

Riffe Center Parking Garage
Enter from Front Street.

Columbus Commons (City Center) Parking Garage: marked by a "P" in the map above.
Enter from either Rich Street or Main Street.
Walking Directions from the City Center Garage:


Contact Us

Any of the Urban Arts Space student staff can help you with directions.
Phone: 614 292-8861
Mail: Urban Arts Space, 50 W Town, STE 130 Columbus, OH 43215

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