Short North Gallery Hop is a monthly tradition that spans 30 years. celebrating art, local shops, and good food. On the first Saturday of each month, thousands of people head to the Short North Arts District for new gallery exhibitions, street performers, special events, food, and drinks throughout the District.
Gallery Hop details
Most shops and galleries are open earlier, but the typical Gallery Hop runs from 4 – 10 pm. Galleries, restaurants, boutiques, and salons showcase Ohio-based artists and feature the works of nationally and internationally acclaimed artists, while musicians, singers, dance troupes, and other entertainers perform in the streets.
Vendors also sell unique handcrafted items throughout the Hop. No matter your age or style, you’ll find something to enjoy at Gallery Hop, and can enjoy a bite to eat or a beverage at some of the best restaurants and bars in the city,
Looking for some cool photo ops? Make sure to check out public art displays listed on the SNAD wesbite.
Gallery Hop is a great place to work on filling up your Columbus Makes Art Passport. Visit local galleries and get a sticker for your passport book. The Columbus Makes Art Passport is a free booklet that lists 60+ art experiences around Columbus. Passport holders can redeem their stickered passports online for prizes such as signed artist prints, tickets to events, restaurant gift cards, and more.
2021 Gallery Hop Schedule
- January 2
- February 6
- March 6
- April 3
- May 1
- June 5
- July 3
- August 7
- September 4
- October 2
- November 6
- December 4
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