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Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery

Closes in 21 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Excellent concert venue!

Saw an excellent Todd Snider concert here. Beautiful place! Excellent acoustics! Comfortable seats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbus, Oh
A great little surprise inside the high rise office building

The exhibits are usually small, but still for a free exhibit in the heart of downtown it is great... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2019
Columbus, Ohio
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The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery is an open and intimate visual art gallery that is engaging for arts experts, arts novices, and everyone in between. It is a hub for connection, learning, and growth among artists, curators, and visitors...more
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77 S High St, Vern Riffe Center, Columbus, OH 43215-6108
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw an excellent Todd Snider concert here. Beautiful place! Excellent acoustics! Comfortable seats and a nice layout. The bar was swamped (it's a Todd concert) but the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The only odd thing is you need to go to another...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

The exhibits are usually small, but still for a free exhibit in the heart of downtown it is great. Also, that anyone can walk into this office building during a quick trip to downtown Columbus that is right across from the state house it is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dmkm53
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Good location in the downtown area on a major with paid parking close by and other attractions also very close by.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jon H
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We visited th Riffe Center the other night for the play, "C.S.Lewis: Reluctant Convert" and so totally enjoyed it! While waiting to go upstairs to the theater, we had an opportunity to view in part the current exhibition in the main lobby, Looking Out: Creative...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dee_columbus
Reviewed January 15, 2018

I was fortunate to be included in the Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery 2017 Biennial art exhibition. This was an honor and a very prestigious show. I exhibited work with 58 of the most talented artists in the state and really enjoyed meeting all of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank michaelcoppage
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Having seen original and well-curated exhibits at the Riffe Gallery featured often on PBS’ Ohio Channel, we drove down from Cleveland to see it. It is much smaller than we expected, but the current display of paintings, installations, etc. from an Ohio artists’ competition was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

I went for a comedy concert and was seated in the balcony. The venue was nice enough but I couldn't hear most of the performance. I complained to the usher and ticket office but got nowhere.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 8, 2016

Wonderful exhibition hall with changing art.You can visit before or after the show as we did before Carmen ballet performance

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank tuzik2010
Reviewed January 27, 2016

The Riffe Gallery has a beautiful display of artwork inside of a beautiful building. The staff are accomodating and friendly.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank celester07
Reviewed December 17, 2015

This is a hidden treasure. I am sure there are people who have lived in Columbus, Ohio who have never seen this gallery. I found it to be very nice, very quaint. I loved it.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank eobert
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