Priscilla R. Tyson
Cultural Arts Center

Creating and Appreciating The Arts

As the most unique public arts program in central Ohio, the Priscilla R. Tyson Cultural Arts Center offers novice to advanced art enthusiasts the opportunity to explore the incredible world of visual art. No matter your skill or interest level, at our fine arts center, you can express your ideas, enhance your creativity, work with your hands and explore your artistic potential. You can gain inspiration from others, participate in passionate discussions, work alongside accomplished artists and venture into new art learning.


Innovative Exhibitions

The Tyson Cultural Arts Center offers an ever-changing array of mediums, colors, philosophies, approaches and artistic statements. The Main Gallery features local, regional and national art. The Loft Gallery features students’ work and other local artists. Admission to both galleries is free!

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Diverse Learning Opportunities

For more than 40 years, the Tyson Cultural Arts Center has offered a wide variety of in-depth, hands-on art classes to all interested adults (18 years and older) from beginner to advanced. We also host concentrated summer workshops and special workshops in connection with our exhibitions.

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Location and Info


139 West Main St.
Columbus, OH 43215


Monday  |  1–4 p.m., 7–10 p.m.
Tuesday–Thursday  |  9 a.m.–4 p.m., 7–10 p.m.
Friday–Saturday  |  9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday  |  Closed


Ample meter parking, surface lots, and parking garages are located in the area. Find available parking.