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Students don’t have to choose between buying art supplies or having a great night out in Columbus. Many of our top museums, galleries and performance centers offer student discounts. So just by flashing your CCAD college ID, you can experience some of the best culture Columbus has to offer without breaking the bank. (Bonus: You can get around for free if you use your college ID on any COTA bus.)

BalletMet: Student rush tickets are available for $15 at the theater, starting two hours prior to showtime with college ID. Tickets are dependent on availability.

Chamber Music Columbus: There are a limited number of tickets for $8 (limit 2 tickets/person).

Columbus Dance Theatre: Students with a college ID can purchase season tickets for $40 or individual tickets for $12.

Columbus Museum of Art: Flash your CCAD college ID and get in for free at the museum.

Columbus Symphony Orchestra: Students who buy a $25 annual membership through the College Club will receive free admission for one to all Masterworks concerts, post-concert events all season long, and the ability to purchase up to four additional student tickets for each Masterworks performance at $8 each.

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden: The botanical garden offers $16 admission for students with college ID.

Pizzuti Collection: Visit this hyper modern gallery in the Short North and show your college ID for free admission.

Thurber House: Students with college IDs can take advantage of $2 tours and discounts for select events.

Wexner Center for the Arts: The gallery offers free admission to students with college IDs.


Read more in our series CCAD & Columbus.