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Recent Press Releases

British Artist Presents Sound Installation

Mon, Feb 16, 2009

"A fascinating counterpoint of sound and light...of constantly shifting patterns."—The Independent (UK)

Siren, a whirling, spinning spectacle of sound and light, will be presented at the Wexner Center Thursday–Saturday, February 26–28 at 8 pm. The sound installation, by British...

da da kamera Debuts A Beautiful View, a Play about Modern Love

Sun, Feb 8, 2009

Canadian Theater Company Returns for a Creative Residency, World Premiere

“A new Daniel MacIvor play is always exciting.”—Now

Toronto-based theater company da da kamera returns to the Wexner Center for a three-week creative...

Target and Wexner Center Partner to Bring Children from Big Brothers Big Sisters to Theater Show by Scottish Troupe

Sat, Feb 7, 2009

As part of its support for the Wexner Center’s production of The Happy Prince this Sunday—the first show in the Center’s new International Performing Arts Series for Families—Target will collaborate with the Wexner Center to provide free tickets and a juice-...

Media Advisory: Author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man to Speak

Tue, Feb 3, 2009

John Perkins, author of New York Times bestseller Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, will present the lecture Transforming Turmoil into a New Economy on Thursday, February 5 at 7 pm in the Wexner Center’s Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St. at 15th Ave., on the campus of The Ohio State...

Saying Goodbye to Warhol

Mon, Feb 2, 2009

Farewell Reception, Live Auction, Late-Night Hours Planned for Closing Weekend

The Wexner Center exhibition Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms—which has boasted huge crowds, packed tours, sell-out events, record web hits on, and national and international media...

New from Japan: Theater, Dance Groups Make Local Debuts

Mon, Feb 2, 2009

Focusing in on fresh new work coming out of Japan,
the Wexner Center presents theater ensemble chelfitsch in Five Days in March (February 12–14), and Japan Dance Now (February 19–21). Both shows highlight the latest developments in Japan’s performance scene. Details on both groups...

Israeli Dance Troupe Batsheva Returns

Thu, Jan 15, 2009

"Exceptionally inventive, thrilling dance."—New York Times


Israel's leading contemporary dance company, Batsheva—an audience favorite at the Wex—returns to Mershon Auditorium Tuesday, February 10 at 8 pm with its latest work by artistic director Ohad Naharin, Three...

Call for Entries

Tue, Jan 13, 2009


The Wexner Center is now accepting entries for the 14th annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase. The popular showcase provides Ohio’s independent media...

UK’s Theater Company Improbable Returns for World Premiere

Mon, Jan 12, 2009

The ever-inventive London-based theater company Improbable returns to Columbus for the world premiere of Panic from March 4 to 7, 2009, the culmination of two creative residencies supported by a Wexner Center Residency Award. This show will highlight Improbable's clever stagecraft...

Antony and the Johnsons to Play Southern Theatre

Mon, Jan 5, 2009

“When I first heard him I knew I was in the presence of an angel.”-Lou Reed 

Antony and the Johnsons bring their haunting songs of obsessive love and longing to the Southern Theatre on Wednesday, February 4 at 8 pm in a concert presented by the...