Established on March 17, 1989, the OAC's Riffe Gallery showcases the work of Ohio artists and the collections of the state's museums and galleries. Inspiring art, engaging people, creating connections. Where art and people mix.


The Riffe Gallery is located at 77 S. High Street, on the first floor of the Vern Riffe Center for the Government and the Arts, across from the Statehouse, in downtown Columbus. 

Entrances: The High Street entrance is open during gallery business hours Monday - Saturday.  Effective January 2, 2018, the State Street entrance may be accessed by Riffe Center employees only. 

Parking: Parking is available in the Riffe Center Parking Garage Monday - Friday after 6 p.m., and all day Saturday. The entrance is located on the northeast corner of Front Street and State Street. Park on G3 during evening and weekend hours and cross the alley to the Riffe Center, use the High Street entrance. There are also meters available on High Street and State Street and short-term surface lot parking.

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MTWF  10 a.m - 5 p.m.
THUR  10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
SAT  11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Riffe Gallery is temporarily closed to the public April 15-May 2 as we prepare for our upcoming exhibition.
Our normal gallery hours listed above will resume May 3, 2018. Closed Sundays and state holidays. 


MARY GRAY | Riffe Gallery Director

Vern Riffe Center for Government & the Arts, First Floor Lobby
77 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414


Front Desk: 614-644-9624
TTY/TDD use Ohio Relay Service: 800-750-0750


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