Recent Press Releases

2009-‘10 Wexner Center Residency Award Recipients Announced
Mon, Nov 30, 2009

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center is pleased to announce its 2009–’10 Residency Award recipients in all programming areas: Mark Bradford in visual arts, Reid Farrington in performing arts, and Lewis Klahr in media arts.


Winter and Spring Events at the Wex Announced
Sun, Nov 22, 2009

Premieres, Commissioned Work, Visiting Filmmakers, and More

The Wexner Center announces its winter and spring events for the 2010. Just a few of the highlights:


The kickoff of Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s The Legacy Tour February 12 in the Wexner Center...

Campus Partners Joins with Wexner Center for the Arts in New Film Collaboration at South Campus Gateway
Mon, Nov 16, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio– Campus Partners has announced a partnership with the Wexner Center for the Arts to significantly expand the range and quality of film offerings within the region. Scheduled to debut in early January, the Gateway Film Center will augment its...

Zoom: Family Film Festival Returns to Wex
Thu, Oct 29, 2009

6th Annual Festival Includes Ohio Premieres, Animation Galore, Cereal & Pajama Party, Ice Cream Social, Art Activities, and More

The popular Zoom: Family Film Festival featuring films especially for children from around the globe, will take place December 3–6, 2009. This year’s...

Soul Revue Hits the Lincoln Theatre in Special Wex Event
Mon, Oct 26, 2009

Buzz Is Building for Show That Features National Headliners, Two Columbus Acts, Soul Brunch Warmup, and a Tribute to Bill Moss

In a special event and its first show in the recently renovated Lincoln Theatre, the Wexner Center presents Numero’s Eccentric Soul Review in the...

Wexner Center Hosts Luc Tuymans in Conversation with T.J. Clark in Annual Lambert Family Lecture
Mon, Oct 19, 2009

Luc Tuymans—whose work is currently featured in a critically acclaimed retrospective at the Wexner Center—will be in converstaion with renowned art historian and author T.J. Clark, one of the most inspiring teachers and avidly read scholars in the field, on Tuesday, November 10 at...

Harry Shearer Project Comes to Wex
Thu, Oct 8, 2009

Video Installation by Satirist Captures Obama, McCain, Others Just Before Going Live

The Silent Echo Chamber, a work by artist, actor, and writer Harry Shearer, features news feeds of politicians, television hosts, and commentators captured in the moments before they went live on...

Brilliantly Entertaining Irish Hit Play Is Wexner Center Season Highlight 
Tue, Oct 6, 2009

“As brilliant an original play as you are likely to see in the theater this year“—New York Sun

Internationally acclaimed Galway-based theater group Druid Ireland makes its local debut with Enda Walsh’s The Walworth Farce, presented by the Wexner Center at the Thurber Theatre on OSU’s...

Science Takes Center Stage in New Siti Company Show
Thu, Sep 24, 2009

Show Is Keynote Event of OSU Symposium on Narrative, Science, Performance

Longtime Wexner Center theater favorites the SITI Company returns to Columbus September 30—October 4 with another ensemble work co-commissioned by the Wexner Center, Who Do You Think You Are. This...

Canadian Dance Group Kidd Pivot Makes Columbus Debut
Thu, Sep 17, 2009

“A promising artistic voice.”—The New York Times, naming this show one of the highlights of the dance season

Canadian dance company Kidd Pivot, led by rising-star choreographer Crystal Pite—also a former member of William Forsythe’s famed Frankfurt Ballet—makes its Columbus debut...

Jane B. par Agnès V.

See iconic actress Jane Birkin through the eyes of filmmaker Agnès Varda in a special double feature on Saturday, October 10. 

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.