Recent Press Releases

Six Years in the Lives of Five Families Fighting Childhood Cancer
Mon, May 1, 2006

A Lion In the House

Local Premiere Screenings at the Wexner Center May 16–17

Acclaimed Documentary by Ohio Directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert

World Premiered at Sundance in January

Panel...

Bestselling Author and Bexley Native Bob Greene to Read from New Book about Lifelong Friendship
Thu, Apr 27, 2006

Greene to Appear at Wexner Center May 7 for Exclusive Reading and Reminiscence in Honor of Jack Roth

“Emphasizes the value and rarity of...longstanding friendships.”— Library Journal, on And You...

Wexner Center Residency Awards
Tue, Apr 25, 2006

The Residency Award program is an essential part of the Wexner Center’s work as a creative research laboratory for artists and audiences. Residency Award artists, chosen by the center’s curators and the director, receive significant financial resources and technical support to develop new work...

Renowned Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse to Give Free Public Talk in Third Annual Glimcher Lecture
Fri, Apr 21, 2006

Appearance Is Part of Extreme Textiles Lecture Series

This year’s DeeDee and Herb Glimcher Lecture will feature renowned Dutch designer Petra Blaisse on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 pm in the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater, 1871 N. High Street. Blaisse will...

Wexner Center Presents “Snowflake,” A Silent, One-Man Play About Homelessness for Kids Ages 5–12  
Thu, Apr 20, 2006

Show Is Part of the International Performing Arts Series For Families; Panel on Homelessness to Be Held in the Afternoon

“No words are uttered in Snowflake...but the sounds of joy are immense.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Wexner...

Two Rising Young Performers Make Local Debuts
Tue, Apr 18, 2006

Coming to the Wexner Center Performance Space in May: Cynthia Hopkins, a New York music/theater artist who belts out tunes like a young Patsy Cline while taking audiences on an imaginative whirlwind journey through her past, and Rachid Ouramdane, a dance...

Revered Art Critic Arthur Danto Speaks About the Work of William Kentridge in Third Annual Lambert Family Lecture
Thu, Apr 13, 2006

Danto Also Engages in a Conversation Downtown as Part of Two-Day Visit

The Wexner Center’s third annual Lambert Family Lecture features art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto discussing the work of...

Documentary Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman to Visit as Part of Monthlong Retrospective
Fri, Mar 24, 2006

Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, one of world cinema’s unmatched visionaries, will visit the Wexner Center on April 1 to introduce High School, perhaps his most well- known film. The event is part of a monthlong retrospective of Wiseman’s wide-ranging work, most of which explores the...

New Exhibition Series Diptych Launched to Showcase Connections Between Two Up-and-Coming Artists
Thu, Mar 16, 2006

Jockum Nordström and Mindy Shapero Paired Up First

Diptych: Jockum Nordström and Mindy Shapero is the first in a compelling ...

Marimekko’s Vibrant Housewares and Bags Come to Wexner Center Store  
Thu, Mar 16, 2006

The high-spirited patterns and smart designs of Finnish textile and design company Marimekko have arrived at the Wexner Center Store—now the only place that carries the Marimekko line in Ohio. Founded in the 1950s, Marimekko has won fans around the world for its brightly colored fabrics, eye-...