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Who We Are

Mission, Vision, and Values

Urban Arts Space was founded in 2008 with a mission to challenge perceptions, deepen learning, and increase access to the arts. If you're interested in learning more about Urban Arts Space, look further into our mission, vision, and values and read our strategic plan.


The employees of Urban Arts Space are comprised of a group of talented professional staff and interns. Learn more our team on our staff biography page.

Hopkins Hall Gallery 

Hopkins Hall Gallery is a satellite gallery on Ohio State's main campus and highlights the work of students, faculty, staff, and other campus initiatives that generate collaboration, conversation, and artistic growth.

To learn more, watch an interview with our director, Merijn van der Heijden, on WOSU's Broad and High:

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