CMA Announces Reopening Date, Plan & Safety Guidelines

Columbus Museum of Art will welcome visitors back June 30, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Museum of Art is excited to announce that we will be welcoming back visitors June 30, 2020. The Museum will be open Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. All Museum visits, including for Members, will require a dated, timed admission ticket. General and special exhibition admission tickets are available online and by phone. A small amount of day-of admission tickets may be available for visitors who arrive without reservations, but cannot be guaranteed.

As we reopen, the health and safety of our visitors and staff are top priority. Columbus Museum of Art is dedicated to remaining a safe and welcoming place for our community and visitors. In response to coronavirus (COVID-19) and to support efforts to help reduce the spread of the virus, we have implemented new protocols, procedures and guidelines, developed in alignment with official health and government recommendations. View our Reopening Plan and Guidelines

All onsite, in-person public programs and tours are suspended until further notice. Virtual programming will continue to be offered throughout the summer. Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art will remain closed until late August or early September, when new autumn exhibitions open.

Exhibitions on view when CMA reopens include:

Always CMA opening June 30
CMA commissioned this photo interactive artwork by Columbus-based artist Melissa Vogley Woods. The work is fabricated from engineering grade high-intensity reflective vinyl, and stretches along the glass overhang above the pathway to the entrance of the Museum. Always CMA is inspired by the Louis Bouché painting Still Life with Flowers, 1919 in CMA’s collection.

 Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989 on view through October 4
CMA’s critically acclaimed exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots features more than 200 works of art and related visual materials that explore the profound impact of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) Civil-Rights movement on the art world.

 About Columbus Museum of Art
Columbus Museum of Art, located at 480 East Broad Street, creates great experiences with great art for everyone. The Greater Columbus Arts Council, Nationwide Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, and the Richard G. and Mary Jo Seyler; Richard H. and Ann Shafer Fund II; Fund for Columbus; and Paul-Henri Bourguignon and Erika Bourguignon Fund for Visual Arts funds of The Columbus Foundation provide ongoing support. CMA and the Museum Store are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Schokko Café is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $18 for adults; $9 for seniors (60+), students (18+) and children 4 and older; free for members and children 3 and younger; $5 on Thursday evenings (5-9 p.m.). A separate admission fee for special exhibitions may apply. General admission is free for all on Sundays. CMA charges a flat rate of $5 for parking in the Museum’s East Gay lot. CMA members park for free. For additional information, call 614.221.6801, visit, or find us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @columbusmuseum.

Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, located at 632 North Park Street, is open Thursday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults, seniors and students 18+. Parking is available at meters, lots and garages throughout the Short North. For additional information, call 614.221.6801, visit, or find us on Facebook and Instagram @pizzuticollection.

Media Contact: Melissa Ferguson, 614.629.0306,

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