The Wexner Center for the Arts

1871 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43210

(614) 292-3535
Made In CBUS


The Wexner Center for the Arts is one of the nation’s premiere cultural gems--an internationally known contemporary arts center at The Ohio State University. The Center offers exhibitions, performances, films, artistic residencies and educational programs. The building, a landmark of postmodern architecture, houses galleries, performance spaces, a film video theater, a store and a cafe. From the intimate, cabaret-style concerts in our black box theater to large-scale events in or 2,500 seat Mershon Auditorium, the Wexner Center offers a wide variety of performances – dance, theater, jazz, world music, electronica and more. In the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater, you can watch rarely screened movies from near and far, the latest independent features and classics from Hollywood and abroad. The galleries are open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The galleries are closed on Mondays and between exhibitions. Admission to the galleries is free for Wexner Center members, college students with valid ID, and anyone under 18. Admission is $8 for general public, $6 for senior citizens (65 and older), and $6 for Ohio State faculty and staff (with valid BUCK ID). All visitors are admitted to the exhibitions for free on Thursdays after 4 p.m. and on the first Sunday of each month.


  • Distance to Airport (Miles): 9
  • Distance to Convention Center (Miles): 3.3


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