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COVID-19 Visitors' Information 

Please review our COVID-19 protocols before your visit. We encourage you to check our website before each visit as these measures may evolve with Ohio State's COVID-19 guidelines.

March 11: Masks are optional in most indoor spaces on The Ohio State University campuses, including Urban Arts Space and Hopkins Hall Gallery. In settings where masks are optional, students, faculty, staff and visitors can decide on an individual basis whether or not they will continue to wear a mask. Learn more about COVID-19 safety on Ohio State's Personal Safety Practices page.

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Urban Arts Space

50 W. Town St., Ste. 130
Columbus, OH 43215
We're located in the historic Lazarus Building in downtown Columbus.

Hours

Tuesday–Saturday | 11 a.m.–6 p.m., with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Thursday.

We will be closed on the following holidays and university breaks: 

  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 17
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 30
  • Juneteenth: Monday, June 20
  • Independence Day: Monday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 5 
  • OSU Fall Break: Thursday, October 13–Saturday, October 15
  • Veterans Day: Friday, November 11
  • Thanksgiving: Wednesday, November 23–Saturday, November 26
  • Christmas and New Year's: Monday, December 19–Sunday, January 1

Admission to exhibitions and programs is always free!


How to Get Here

Ride the Bus: The COTA bus line offers convenient service from around Columbus directly into downtown, practically to our doorstep. Take the #2 bus from Ohio State's campus and get off at the State or Town Street stop. The best part: OSU students ride COTA for FREE with their BuckID! 

Ride Your Bike: A 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. For more information, please watch this video on how to bike to Urban Arts Space.

Parking Garages: There are three parking garages near 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. Recommended Parking Garages include: 

  • 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 
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Hopkins Hall Gallery

The Ohio State University Main Campus
130 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Hours

Monday–Friday | 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 

We will be closed on the following holidays and university breaks: 

  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 17
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 30
  • Juneteenth: Monday, June 20
  • Independence Day: Monday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 5 
  • OSU Fall Break: Thursday, October 13–Saturday, October 15
  • Veterans Day: Friday, November 11
  • Thanksgiving: Wednesday, November 23–Saturday, November 26
  • Christmas and New Year's: Monday, December 19–Sunday, January 1

Admission to exhibitions and programs is always free!


How to Get Here

Hopkins Hall Gallery is located in Hopkins Hall at the center of The Ohio State University campus on the Oval. Inside of Hopkins Hall, Hopkins Hall Gallery is located on the southern side of the building, just inside the entrance on the Oval. Take a look at the map to Hopkins Hall Gallery below to learn more. 

 

Ride the Bus: The COTA bus line offers convenient service from around Columbus directly onto campus. Take the #2 bus from anywhere on high street and get off at 15th Ave. Walk through the Wexner Center courtyard and into the Oval. The best part: OSU students ride COTA for FREE with their Buck-ID!

Visitors can also use the OSU CABS bus line. Hopkins Hall is located by the OSU Cabs bus stop at 17th Ave and College Rd, serviced by the BV, ER, and NE.

Ride Your Bike: A number of bike trails, bike lanes, and shared roadways lead right to the OSU campus and Hopkins Hall Gallery. Bike racks are available all along the north side of Hopkin Hall and 17th Ave.

Parking Garages: There are three main parking garages near Hopkins Hall Gallery, as well as metered street parking available. Here is a list of recommended parking locations:

  • North Ohio Union Garage/South Ohio Union Garage
  • Arps Garage
  • Metered parking on 17th Avenue
  • Along the Northern side of Hopkins Hall and 17th Ave, there is metered parking. This option is recommended if accessible parking is a concern. A ramp into Hopkins Hall is located on the Eastern side of the building in the courtyard between Hopkins and Hayes Hall.
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Whether it be at our physical gallery spaces or on our digital platform, we do our very best to offer equitable access to the arts and to support the entire spectrum of ability. If you have any questions or concerns regarding accessibility at the Urban Arts Space or to arrange specific accommodations, please contact Merijn van der Heijden at vanderheijden.1@osu.edu.