Stewart Bridge in Columbus, Indiana

Everywhere Art & Unexpected Architecture

John Cho in Columbus, Indiana - photo by The Republic newspaper

Exhibit Columbus 2019

Exhibit Columbus is an annual exploration of art, architecture, design, and community that alternates between symposium and exhibition programming each year. Learn more about the 2019 Exhibition.

Conversation Plinth and Large Arch, Columbus

Modern Architecture Guided Tours

Columbus has been called one of the best cities in the world for architecture lovers. We think it’s a great place for you to fall in love with architecture for the first time, too.

A surprising community

No city blends world-class architecture and small-town charm quite like Columbus, Indiana, where art is a way of life and history colors the present. Come be inspired by our flair for design!

A great destination for a getaway

Columbus is located just 40 miles south of Indianapolis and 70 miles north of Louisville. Check out hundreds of photos of Columbus – and then make plans  to visit us.

Get a sneak peek at local favorites and get some ideas for your Columbus getaway – flip through the Columbus in Style magazine.
Plan a shopping adventure! You will enjoy specialty stores downtown, with the Midwest’s largest antique mall and designer-label outlet mall only minutes away.


View all upcoming festivals and events on the events calendar

Yes Film Festival celebrates the creativity and diversity of independent film – Oct 25-27

Deja Vu Art and Fine Craft Show – repurposed materials with a creative edge – Sat, Nov 9


Columbus is a short side trip from just about anywhere you may be heading to in the upper Midwest!

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