Recent Press Releases

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

First retrospective of boundary-pushing artist Jack Whitten opens in May
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

“Celebrates...a career dedicated to infusing abstraction with political and social content.”—ARTNews

Columbus, OH—originally posted January 22, 2015—Jack Whitten: Five Decades of...

Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies at the Wex

Learn more about our four-day celebration of the Film/Video Studio here (then grab a Festival Pass for admission to all screenings and conversations here). 

The Decline of Western Civilization

Don't miss your chance to see filmmaker Penelope Spheeris introduce her iconic The Decline of Western Civilization on Friday, October 23—get your tickets now.