The Discovery District Art Walk will lead you through the Northeastern portion of Downtown Columbus. Experience Columbus' Creative Campus where Columbus State Community College, Columbus College of Art and Design, and several downtown arts and cultural institutions all converge. You will find hidden murals on buildings, artistic surprises in parks, historic architectural landmarks, and much more!
The Franklinton Art Walk will lead you through the first settlement in Central Ohio and the future site of Columbus’ Creative Community District. Experience some of the oldest historical sites in Columbus, vivid murals, and new projects around every corner. You’ll find vacant buildings transformed by street art, proof that Lucas Sullivant was there, an energetic community no longer in “the Bottoms,” and much more!
The Near East Art Walk will lead you through the King-Lincoln District and Olde Towne East Neighborhoods located just east of Downtown. Experience Columbus’ African-American and Jazz history along Mt. Vernon Avenue and Long Street, the grand homes of Olde Towne, and the unique history of one of Columbus’ oldest “street car suburbs.” You will find quirky architectural designs, the soul of a neighborhood restored, colorful murals celebrating Columbus’ past, present, and future, and much more!
The Clintonville Art Walk will lead you through one of Columbus’ most civically engaged neighborhoods located just north of the University District. Experience what Thomas Bull started, an antique ally, and homes that came from a catalogue. You’ll find a lush ravine tucked behind bustling streets, quirky architectural details, public art in unexpected places, and much more!
COLUMBUS ART WALKS Take a Tour of Columbus Art, Architecture and History Columbus Art Walks are self-guided walking maps and audio tours of several districts in Columbus. The maps direct you to sites while recorded messages tell you about each one. The phone number has a recording with information about each site on the map. Please call the main number (614) 645- 2646 and enter the 3-digit extension number to hear specific site information. The majority of the routes are accessible and…
One imagines that Grant Wood, whose own paintings were full of subtle ironies, would appreciate muralists Steve Galgas and Mike Altman’s variation on one of Wood’s most recognizable works, “American Gothic.”
The Metro! It's color coded and easy to navigate between D.C, Maryland and Virginia. The Metrorail system has five color-coded rail lines: Red, Orange, Blue, Yellow, and Green. The layout of the system makes it possible to travel between any two stations with no more than a single transfer.