Franklinton Fridays

2nd friday of every month

art. science. community.



Every 2nd Friday

Come experience a neighborhood wide celebration of art, science, and community. Mingle from location to location and come to know all that Franklinton has to offer.  Franklinton Fridays is bringing all of Columbus' finest art and community events together every second Friday of the month. 

Join us for everything from art shows and theater, to classes and science exhibits. Our large scale community event invites all of our Franklinton neighbors to open their doors and welcomes you, your friends, and your family inside; for a unique experiences. You will find food and entertainment of every sort along the way!


Open Studios & Shops




The Experience

activities & exhibits



  • 400 West Rich - 7-10pm,  art shows, craft markets, artist studios

  • Chromedge - 7-10pm,  art shows, craft markets, artist studios

  • The Vanderelli Room - 7-10pm, fine art, music, classes, event space

  • The L Gallery presented by PatronArt at the Idea Foundry

Live Entertainment

  • May - September Idea Foundry hosts the Franklinton Fridays Music Series

  • Steam Factory - 7-10pm, art + science talks

  • Franklinton Playhouse/ Art of Yoga - On Occasion, live theater, community events, art

Industrial & interactive exhibits

  • Video Game Meet Up presented by Central Ohio Gaming Group at the Idea Foundry

  • Glass Axis - 6-8pm, glass art shows, demos and classes



Food & Spirit

  • Land-Grant Brewing Company - Craft beer and spirits

  • Ray Ray’s Hog Pit - BBQ food truck at Land-Grant

  • Rehab Tavern - local art, live music, pub food and beverages

  • Strongwater Food & Spirits - Cocktails, dinner and art space

  • Brewdog - Craft Beer


Mixed media by Raheleh Bagheri & Arezou Bizhani

Glass sculpture by Kit Paulson

Photography by Emma Parkers

Improbable: Imaginings of the Curious Mind

Jay M. Mueller

Mixed media BY Jay M. Mueller