Columbus is overflowing with murals, makers, and art galleries, but where do you start? Well, hop on a CoGo bike because we’re guiding you on a bike art tour — complete with hydration stations along the way.
From start to finish, the tour is three miles — we recommend taking the tour on Saturdays.
🗺 Use this interactive map to see your route.
Start here: CoGo Station, 333 W. Broad St. | This bike station at COSI gives you easy access to start the tour + parking.
Space Dog Mural, 456 W. Town St. (.5 miles from COSI) | Find a weiner dog suited up for space on the side of Rehab Tavern.
Collection of murals, 435 W. Town St. (less than 100 ft from Rehab Tavern) | Six different murals can be spotted here, including one raising awareness around the stigma of addiction.
BrewDog Franklinton + Mural, 463 W. Town St. (less than 50 ft from the collection of murals) | Monday-Sunday | Times vary | Stop by BrewDog, which is right next door, for a beer and check out the giant octopus mural by Craig Fisher, a muralist from Scotland.
The Vanderelli Room, 218 McDowell St. (.1 miles from BrewDog) | This local art gallery showcases Columbus artists + murals, including one honoring Black lives, on the outside of the building.
400 West Rich Mural, 400 W. Rich St. (.1 miles from The Vanderelli Room) | Created by Natalia Sánchez, a CCAD graduate, this mural depicts nature growing on a man on the side of the 400 West Rich art studio.
One Line Coffee, 471 W. Rich St. (.1 miles from 400 West Rich Mural) | Monday-Sunday | Times vary | Grab an iced coffee + fuel up before heading out to the next spot.
Chakra Mural, 476 E. Mound St. (1.4 miles from Yellow Brick) | This colorful mural, created by local artist Ryan Orewiler, spans the entire side of this downtown building.
Shoes Mural, 95 N. Grant Ave. (.9 miles from Chakra Mural) | Find five colorful figures wearing different pants + shoes combos on a bright backdrop.
The Roosevelt Coffeehouse, 300 E. Long St. (.2 miles from Shoes Mural) | Monday-Sunday | Times vary | Take a quick break on your journey with a bagel + cold brew.
Collection of murals pt. 2, 162 N. Sixth St. (175 ft from The Roosevelt) | Discover five different murals in this area from artists like Thom Glick, a Columbus artist + CCAD graduate.
They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds Mural, 1340 E. Main St. (2.1 miles from second collection of murals) | Make the longest journey of the trip for this powerful message, created by a NYC artist Patrick Torres, on a building in Olde Towne East.
Hanif Abdurraqib Mural, 1452 E. Main St. (.2 miles from They Didn’t Know Mural) | This mural, created by local artist Bryan Moss, showcases a quote + painting of Hanif Abdurraqib, a New York Times bestselling author from Columbus.
End here: You can ride back to COSI to the original station (2.8 miles from Hanif’s Mural), or park it at the CoGo station on the corner of E. Main Street + Champion Avenue.