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The Wexner Center is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. The building closes early on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
Free for members, college students (with valid ID), patrons under 18, active military and veterans
$8 general public
$6 senior citizens (55 and older)
$6 Ohio State faculty and staff (with BUCK ID)
All visitors are admitted to the exhibitions for free on Thursdays after 4 PM and on the first Sunday of each month.
Gallery admission is also free with a ticket to any same-day Wexner Center event.
Please note: You will be asked to check backpacks, large purses and other large bags, and umbrellas before entering the galleries.
Tickets can be purchased online through each event page, by phone at (614) 292-3535, or at our Patron Services Desk in-person (located on the entry level of the Wex).
Tours are great ways to find out more about the Wexner Center's exhibitions and architecture, bringing art alive through spirited discussion and providing unique, behind-the-scenes insights into contemporary culture.
Docent-led, self-guided, and foreign language tours are available to diverse audiences of all ages, including school and university students, community groups and organizations, coworkers, families, and friends.
Contact our education department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 292-6493 at least three weeks in advance to schedule a visit.
Located on The Ohio State University campus at the corner of High St. & 15th Ave.
Wexner Center for the Arts
1871 North High Street
Columbus Ohio 43210
There are many options for parking when coming to the Wexner Center.
On-campus parking is available at:
These are your closest options to the Wexner Center, Mershon Auditorium, and Weigel Hall.
For additional information please visit the CampusParc website. This will provide you with the most up-to-date parking information for the Ohio State University campus and provide a list of additional parking options.
During the prolonged construction at 15th and High St. the most updated information regarding parking and lane closures can be found here.
Please use noted address in your GPS for directions to parking:
Ohio Union North – 1780 College Road South
Ohio Union South – 1759 North High Street
Arps – 1950 College Road North
COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority) buses provide direct and easy access to the Wexner Center from downtown and other city and suburban neighborhoods. Plan your COTA trip to the Wexner Center (1871 N. High Street).
Ohio State’s CABS (Campus Area Bus Service) program provides free bus transportation throughout the campus area. Learn more about the CABs route here.