Venues & Parking

Here, you’ll find a listing of the most common venues used for our arts events, complete with the address, parking information, and a link to the building on a campus map. For more information, contact the department or school hosting the event. You may also want to check Ohio State’s construction map for updates on campus construction and related impacts on traffic and parking.


Drake Performance and Event Center

Roy Bowen Theatre, Thurber Theatre
1849 Cannon Dr
Columbus, OH 43210

Visitor parking is available in the lot directly across the street from Drake Performance and Event Center. Parking lots are available north and south of Morrill and Lincoln Towers; look for the Pay & Display parking spots. Parking is also available in the lots across the Olentangy River; use the footbridge to return to Drake.

Drake Center map


Hughes Hall

1899 College Rd
Columbus, OH 43210

Visitor parking is available after 4 pm in Arps Parking Garage (1990 College Rd.) with entrances off High Street and College Road, and anytime in Ohio Union South Parking Garage (1759 N. High St), with entrance from College Road.

Hughes Hall map


Mershon Auditorium

1871 N High St
Columbus, OH 43210

Visitor parking is available after 4 pm in Arps Parking Garage (1990 College Rd.) with entrances off High Street and College Road, and anytime in Ohio Union South Parking Garage (1759 N. High St), with entrance from College Road.

Mershon Auditorium map


Ohio Union

1739 N High St
Columbus, OH 43210

Visitor parking is available anytime in Ohio Union South Parking Garage (1759 N. High St), with entrance from College Road, additional parking after 4 pm in the Ohio Union North Parking Garage (1780 College Rd).

Ohio Union map


Pomerene Hall

1760 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Visitor parking is available in Neil Avenue Parking Garage (1801 Neil Ave).

Pomerene Hall map


Sullivant Hall

1813 N High Street
Columbus, OH 43210

Sullivant Hall map


Hopkins Hall Gallery

128 N Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Visitor parking is available after 4 pm in Arps Parking Garage (1990 College Rd.) with entrances off High Street and College Road, and anytime in Ohio Union South Parking Garage (1759 N. High St), with entrance from College Road.

Hopkins Hall Gallery map


Thompson Library

1858 Neil Ave Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Visitor parking is available in the Neil Avenue Parking Garage (1801 Neil Ave.)

Thompson Library map


Urban Arts Space

50 West Town St.
Columbus OH 43215

Visitor parking is available in three main parking garages near the Urban Arts Space – the Ohio Statehouse Parking Garage, Riffe Center Parking Garage, and City Center Parking Garage—as well as metered street parking available.

Urban Arts Space map


Weigel Hall

1866 College Rd
Columbus, OH 43210

Visitor parking is available after 4 pm in Arps Parking Garage (1990 College Rd.) with entrances off High Street and College Road, and anytime in Ohio Union South Parking Garage (1759 N. High St), with entrance from College Road.

Weigel Hall map


Wexner Center for the Arts

1871 North High St.
Columbus OH 43210

Visitor parking is available after 4 pm in Arps Parking Garage (1990 College Rd.) with entrances off High Street and College Road, and anytime in Ohio Union South Parking Garage (1759 N. High St), with an entrance from College Road.

Wexner Center for the Arts map

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