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Andrew Cruse on Sarah Oppenheimer:
Feb 22
Meet at the gallery entrance
Andrew Cruse, an architect and assistant professor in Ohio State’s Knowlton School of Architecture, will discuss the shared affinities between Peter Eisenman’s design for the Wexner Center and Sarah Oppenheimer’s S-337473, a new work conceived of in dialogue with this still-...
2017 Ludden Lecture: The Right to Reflect
Feb 28
Film/Video Theater

In times of crisis, what is the responsibility of art to be relevant—to reflect on or analyze real conditions? In this lecture Darby English (professor of art history at the University of Chicago) considers a single object: Untitled (Policeman), a 2015 portrait of a black policeman by Wexner...

Free to Ride
Mar 1
Knowlton Hall

Catch the Columbus premiere of Free to Ride at Knowlton Hall, a feature-length documentary about the coalition that fought for free public transit in Dayton. Produced by Ohio State’s Kirwan Institute, the film explores the question of whether public transportation is an issue of civil...

Off the Grid
Mar 4
Wexner Center for the Arts
Join the center’s young patrons group as they take over the Wex and turn up the heat for the contemporary art party of the season.

Programs for Adults

The Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University is America's only multidisciplinary contemporary arts center rooted in a major research university. Our programs bring in leading artists and world-class scholars from around the world. And they're all waiting for you. "See it in New York, or see it at the Wex!"

At the Wexner Center, you can become a student again. Hear from filmmakers, curators, and choreographers in lectures and discussions. Learn from Ohio State faculty and visiting scholars in gallery talks and symposia, and interact with notable authors at readings and book signings. Take free guided tours of our building and current exhibitions, with plenty of time for questions. Check this page for current and upcoming programs for adults.

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