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Experience Art in Columbus
Special discounts for NCAA Women's Final Four ticket holders
Saturday, March 31
Columbus Museum of Art

One free general admission with NCAA ticket*

The Columbus Museum of Art’s mission is to create great experiences with great art for everyone. Visitors might be interested in the newly opened exhibition in the Center for Creativity: The Force of Fandom celebrates the ways the world’s most famous galaxy-spanning odyssey inspires creativity. From original works by of official illustrators to funny and weird bootleg action figures, the works in this exhibition demonstrate how the media franchise from far, far away has influenced generations of fans and creators. *There is a $6 fee for special exhibitions William Hawkins and Family Pictures.

Location: 480 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

COSI – The Center of Science and Industry

$3 off general admission with NCAA ticket

COSI, Columbus’ dynamic Center of Science and Industry, combines science learning and fun with 300-plus hands-on exhibits, Ohio’s largest Planetarium, Giant Screen Theater, live shows, and more. COSI now features the new American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Gallery – a permanent exhibit that allows guests to get up close to a full-sized cast of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, 100 million-year-old fossilized amber, an 8 foot titanosaur femur cast, and much more. Also featured in the American Museum of Natural History Special Exhibition Gallery, Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World, explores ancient cities of Asia and the Middle East between 600 AD and 1200 AD, where spectacular sights, exquisite silks, and rousing stories were in abundance. Regular admission $25 adults/$20 youth (2-12), children under 24 months are free.

Location: 333 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Martin Luther King Jr. Performing & Cultural Arts Complex

Admission to the center is free. NCAA ticket holders will receive 25 percent off items in Gift Shop and 10 percent off Current Exhibit of Art in the Gallery

The Martin Luther King Jr. Performing & Cultural Arts Complex is a multi-disciplinary arts and cultural institution whose mission is connecting community through the arts. The King Arts Complex produces art in all genres-from visual art, music and poetry, dance, literary, education and theater.

Location: 867 Mt. Vernon Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43203

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

$2 off regular admission with NCAA ticket

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is central Ohio’s premier botanical landmark located two miles east of downtown Columbus. This cultural attraction features exceptional plant collections and gardens, seasonal art and nature-based exhibitions, and a dynamic array of educational opportunities and special events for visitors of all ages.  Regular admission prices: General Adults, $15; Senior (60+) $12; Child (3-12) $8; Children under 3 FREE. Parking is FREE.

Location: 1777 East Broad St. Columbus, Ohio 43203

Ohio History Center

$1 off admission for NCAA ticket holders

Enjoy exhibits on Ohio history, archaeology and natural history and see a fully-furnished 1950s prefabricated house and Civil War battle flag collection. Also explore a special exhibit featuring military uniforms and weapons, patriotic pins and other home front ephemera, souvenirs brought home from Europe by troops and volunteers after World War I.  Regular Admission: Adults $10 / Youth $5

Location: I-71 & 17th Avenue (Exit 111), Columbus, Ohio 43211

Shadowbox Live

50 percent off tickets for NCAA ticket holders

Shadowbox presents Down & Dirty! Get 1/2 price tickets to see this two hour show by the largest resident theater company in America. Down & Dirty features sketch comedy and live rock-n-roll revolving around the theme of sex and relationships! Show times 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Saturday, March 31. Suggested for adult audiences due to language & adult comedy. Shadowbox Live also features a food menu and full bar to enjoy while at the show. Food & drink additional. Regular adult tickets normally $40. Seniors & Students: $35) Reservations required. Reserve at  Saturday, March 31 shows and input code NCAA in discount code box or call 614-416-7625 and mention the code.

Location: 503 S. Front St., Columbus, Ohio 43215

Wexner Center for the Arts

Free admission for NCAA Ticket holder and guest to current exhibitions All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion and William Kentridge: The Refusal of Time, and Anita Witek: Clip, 10% discount on purchases in the Wexner Center Store, 10% discount on Wex memberships.

Welcome to our city…welcome to the Wex! Experience all the Wexner Center for the Arts has to offer—just as if you were a member! The Wexner Center for the Arts is The Ohio State University’s multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art. Through exhibitions, screenings, performances, artist residencies, and educational programs, the Wexner Center acts as a forum where established and emerging artists can test ideas and where diverse audiences can participate in cultural experiences that enhance understanding of the art of our time.

Location: 1871 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43210.

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