Recent Press Releases

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,...

Via Brasil Goes Online with New Website
Fri, Jan 3, 2014


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Columbus, OH—January 3, 2014—As it readies for the culmination of Via Brasil, a multiyear initiative exploring the art and culture of Brazil, the Wexner Center has...

Retrospective: Pier Paolo PasoliniItalian director’s singular filmography will screen in January and February
Thu, Dec 19, 2013

“It is no exaggeration to suggest that (Pasolini) is the most influential cultural figure in Italy since the Second World War, and his influence remains largely undiminished since his assassination in 1975….”—Artforum

Columbus, OH—The next two months will see the...

Winter/Spring 2014 Season Announced
Mon, Dec 2, 2013

Columbus, OH—The upcoming season at the Wex will see the culmination of Via Brasil—the four-year initiative focusing on the vibrant culture of Brazil—in a major exhibition, Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil; an expansive film series, ...

David Norr Named Senior Curator of Exhibitions
Thu, Nov 21, 2013

Columbus, OH—David Norr will be senior curator of exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts effective mid-March, 2014. Norr is currently chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.

Notes Wexner Center Director Sherri Geldin, “David brings with him a wealth...

Wexner Center & Thurber House partner to present special preview screening of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Wed, Nov 13, 2013

Columbus, OH—The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, a warm and charming comic fable directed by and starring Ben Stiller and based on the classic short story by Columbus native James Thurber, will be featured in a special preview screening...

Zoom: Family Film Festival celebrates 10th birthday
Thu, Oct 24, 2013

Columbus, Ohio—The Wex’s Zoom: Family Film Festival celebrates a decade of screening terrific all-ages films at incredibly affordable prices—and hosting free family-friendly activities—with four days of movies and more December 5–8, 2013 (...

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.