If you haven’t been to Franklinton lately, check out all of the changes on the second Friday of each month for Franklinton Fridays and the 400 Market.
The galleries, businesses, and institutions of East Franklinton host an art crawl for the public, and new places open regularly with the revitalization of this neighborhood.
As with everything in 2020/2021, there are some changes and the situation is fluid. Some businesses may not be open, but all will follow state guidelines and sanitation procedures. If you attend, please follow guidelines and health mandates. Masks are mandated in Franklin County and the City of Columbus
Check out the Facebook page for news and to see the events of the featured businesses for each month.
A big part of Franklinton Fridays is the 400 Market held at 400 W. Rich St. at 7 pm. This unique market features a variety of handmade vendors, food, performances, and activities. You can also check out the art exhibitions and openings in 400 West Rich.
2021 Franklinton Friday Dates
January 9: Closing receptions will be held for two amazing exhibitions in the space – the SPE Women’s Caucus featuring art from womxn creators around the world, and the 400 History Show and Mini Museum curated by Zach Henkel. This will be your last chance to check them out while they still live in the space!
Safety Guidelines at 400 West Rich
–Masks are required AT ALL TIMES! Wear them properly – over your nose. Please do not come if you are feeling ill.
–In-duct air purifiers have been installed and doors and windows will be open for fresh and clean air flow.
–In addition to building occupancy, each individual studio will have a marked occupancy as well.
–Sanitizer stations available throughout the building
–Staff will be sanitizing all high touch surfaces, doors, and bathrooms frequently.
–No food or drink allowed in the studios or galleries
Franklinton is located immediately west of Downtown Columbus, near COSI.
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