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Diana Widmaier Picasso and Jack Cowart to deliver this year's Lambert Family Lecture

Tue, Oct 20, 2015

This year’s Lambert Family Lecture at the Wexner Center will feature a conversation between Diana Widmaier Picasso, cocurator of the major new exhibition Picasso.mania...

Diana Widmaier Picasso

Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies begins October 29

Fri, Oct 9, 2015

Columbus, OH—October 9, 2015— The Wexner Center is proud to announce Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies, a four-day celebration of the rich legacy of film and video created at the center through...

Guy Maddin

Film lives at the Wex with major visiting filmmaker lineup

Wed, Oct 7, 2015

Columbus, OH—October 7, 2015—With more than a dozen filmmakers visiting the Wexner Center throughout October, audiences will experience an extraordinary roster of on-the-rise film talent and established masters, all presented in an intimate setting often surrounding premieres of new...

How to Dance in Ohio

Fall means jazz at the Wex

Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center kicks off another season of jazz Saturday, October 3, with Linda Oh Sun Pictures, whose leader has earned praise from critics for her clean, strong rhythm and melody (New York Times) and a sound that taps “both the western...

Linda Oh

Fall Visiting Filmmakers series begins September 9

Wed, Sep 2, 2015

Featuring appearances from rising and established film artists, the Wexner Center’s popular Visiting Filmmaker series kicks off its fall run on Wednesday, September 9, with the return of the renowned director Ben Russell, who will introduce and discuss his latest...

Wexner Center announces Artist Residency Awards for 2015–16

Wed, July 8, 2015

The Wexner Center is pleased to announce its 2015–16 Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipients in all programming areas. An essential part of the center’s role as a creative research laboratory for artists, the Artist Residency...

After Picasso: 80 Contemporary Artists examines the master's legacy through array of work by diverse international talents
Mon, June 8, 2015

Columbus, OH—This fall, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present After Picasso: 80 Contemporary Artists, an expansive show tracing Pablo Picasso’s potent legacy and persistent impact...

 Hans-Peter Feldmann, Ohne Titel (Picasso)

Wexner Center names chief marketing and brand leaders

Tue, June 2, 2015

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center announced today the appointment of Arthur Ryel-Lindsey as director of marketing & communications and Erica Anderson as director of creative services. Ryel-Lindsey, who begins at the center in July, has risen through the ranks at Tribeca Enterprises...

Free Wex Drive-In outdoor films return June 18 with Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited

Mon, May 4, 2015

Columbus, OH—Enjoy the big screen under the stars this summer with the return of the always-popular (and always free) Wex Drive-In series, which kicks off Thursday, June 18, on the Wexner Center Plaza with Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited...

The Darjeeling Limited

Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes opens May 16

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Columbus, OH—originally published January 22, 2015—Opening in May, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes, an exhibition of...

Catherine Opie, Mary, 2012