Recent Press Releases

Vibrant, groundbreaking Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present opens in February
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

“Splendid, viscerally engaging…
[a] groundbreaking exhibition.”—Boston Globe

Columbus, OH—This winter, the Wexner Center presents Fiber: Sculpture 1960­–present, the first exhibition...

New video installation by Hassan Hajjaj makes Midwest debut in February
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

“Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj fuses a fascinating mix of fashion, art, and pop culture in his striking work.”—Harper’s Bazaar

Columbus, OH—January 22, 2015—...

Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes opens May 16
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

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

First retrospective of boundary-pushing artist Jack Whitten opens in May
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

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

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

Belle and Sebastian Headline 2015 Next@Wex Fest
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

Columbus, OH—Just announced: indie rock icons Belle and Sebastian will headline this year’s Next@Wex Fest, presented by PromoWest Productions in association with Wexner Center for the Arts and CD102.5 FM at the LC Outdoor Pavilion, 405 Neil Ave. in the Arena...

Wexner Center receives NEA Art Works Grant
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Columbus, OH—National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has announced that the Wexner Center for the Arts is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Center is recommended for a $25,000 grant to support a series of residencies...

ZOOM: Family Film Festival Returns for its 11th Year
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

November 13, 2014—Columbus, Ohio—The Wex’s Zoom: Family Film Festival returns for its 11th year with a fantastic, family-friendly selection of films at incredibly affordable prices—and free, all-ages activities—December 4–7, 2014 (plus a...

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet Perform Their First Collaboration, Landfall, at the Wex
Fri, Oct 3, 2014

“She doesn’t just tell stories; she draws out every word with a kind of physical pleasure, tasting its flavor as she probes the everyday mysteries of life.…[in] a riveting, gorgeous new multimedia work …in collaboration with the equally venerable Kronos Quartet.”Washington Post...

Weinland Park Story Book debuts with June 29 celebration
Tue, June 24, 2014

Columbus, OH—In celebration of the publication of the Weinland Park Story Book, a graphic anthology based on short stories and anecdotes from the neighborhood, the Wexner Center and Weinland Park community will host a family-friendly artists’...

Retrospective: Richard Linklater
Fri, June 6, 2014

“Linklater [is] … an exemplar of American independent cinema.”—New York Times

On the occasion of the release of Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, a film that many are already calling his...

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