Director's Welcome

Welcome to wexarts.org, the virtual platform of the Wexner Center for the Arts, and an excellent resource as you plan your summer calendar and prepare for the fabulous fall events in store to celebrate our truly stellar 25th Anniversary Season.

I invite you to take in our comics-inspired trio of current exhibitions on view through August 3, two of which reveal the astonishing artistry and creative sensibility of cartoon genius Daniel Clowes. You won’t want to miss our always-popular Summer Abroad film series, plus our signature (and free) outdoor Wex Drive-In screenings beginning June 19. And don’t forget that on July 20, we present a midsummer’s night dream of a concert—this year’s Next@Wex Fest featuring Neutral Milk Hotel at LC Outdoor Pavilion!

And as we embark upon the center’s astonishing 25th Anniversary Season, we keenly anticipate this fall’s unprecedented exhibition of the personal collection of Leslie and Abigail Wexner, Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection. Opening to the public on September 21 and featuring an exquisite selection of modern masterpieces by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Jean Dubuffet, and others, the Wexner Family Collection is truly incomparable to any other privately assembled over the last 50 years. The collection and the philosophy that formed it were the subject of a recently published Wall Street Journal article (appearing in the May 23, 2014, issue and still available to WSJ online subscribers here).

Transfigurations is the cornerstone of an entire season of remarkable programs, and if you’ve ever thought about becoming a Wexner Center member, now is the perfect time to join. Not only will you enjoy priority access and ticket savings to our 25th Anniversary Season events, but also free reserved admission to the exhibition, as well as an opening preview exclusively for members. I very much hope you’ll join us at the Wexner Center for what is destined to be a year like none other.

Warmly,

Sherri Geldin
Director