Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University presents first-ever exhibition of the extraordinary Wexner Family Collection
Thu, Apr 10, 2014

This fall, in celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University will present an unprecedented exhibition of the personal collection of Leslie and Abigail Wexner. On view September 21 through December 31,...

Pair of exhibitions bring to light comic artist Daniel Clowes’s unique vision
Mon, Mar 24, 2014

"Clowes has explored the tedium and mystery of contemporary American life with more wit and insight than most novelists or filmmakers."—A. O. Scott, New York Times

Columbus, OH—Internationally renowned comic book artist Daniel Clowes is at the center of two...

Adventurous and bold Comic Future alights at the Wex May 17–August 3
Mon, Mar 24, 2014

Columbus, OHComic Future, an exhibition of work by contemporary artists freely mixing figurative painting and gestural abstraction with the visual strategies of cartoons and comics, will be on view May 17–August 3, 2014...

Playwright and director Young Jean Lee returns to Wex for residency and world premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
Tue, Mar 11, 2014

“Young Jean Lee is, hands down, the most adventurous downtown playwright of her generation.”—New York Times

Columbus, OH—Acclaimed playwright/director Young Jean Lee returns to the Wexner Center for the Arts April 10–...

Wexner Center announces Sherri Geldin Innovation Fund
Mon, Feb 17, 2014

Columbus, OH—In honor of Sherri Geldin’s 20th anniversary as director of the Wexner Center for the Arts, Wexner Center Foundation Chair Leslie H. Wexner and Ohio State Interim President and Vice-Chair of the Wexner Center Foundation Joseph A. Alutto have announced the...

Neutral Milk Hotel Headline 2014 Next @ Wex fest Circulatory System and Connections join for July 20 show benefitting Wex and CD102.5 for the Kids
Tue, Feb 4, 2014

"Through it all, Mr. Mangum sang his enigmas with clarity and conviction, and the band took nothing for granted, for a show where foot-stomping and pondering were fully compatible."—New York Times on Neutral Milk Hotel live

Just announced: Neutral Milk Hotel ...

Statewide Call for Entries to Ohio Shorts 2014
Mon, Jan 27, 2014

Columbus, OHFilm- and video-makers: we want you! The Wexner Center is now accepting submissions for the Ohio Shorts 2014 juried short film and video showcase, for both the Adult and Youth divisions. Entries for this event will be accepted through ...

Via Brasil Brings Focus On Brazilian Art & Culture Multidisciplinary, Multiyear Initiative Features Major Exhibition & Film Series
Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Via Brasil is the Wexner Center's interdisciplinary, multiyear initiative focusing on the vibrant culture of Brazil, made possible by a $782,000 grant awarded...

North America’s Largest Survey Of Brazilian Documentaries Begins at the Wex Next Month
Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Cruzamentos: Contemporary Brazilian Documentary, a presentation of more than 30 contemporary documentaries rarely screened outside of Brazil, will screen...

Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil Opens February 1
Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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February 1–April 20, 2014, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present the major exhibition Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil,...

Ballet Boys

Enjoy 25% off purchases and complimentary gift-wrapping in the Wexner Center Store, a free film screening, an exclusive gallery tour, and more during Member Appreciation Days, coming up December 3–6.

Temporary closure

Wexner Center for the Arts

Due to an ongoing investigation, the Wexner Center will be closed to the public on Tuesday. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will update this space and our Facebook page as new information is released.