Recent Press Releases

December 2008 Media Advisory

Thu, Dec 4, 2008

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center for the Arts has announced its winter/spring 2009 lineup in performing arts, film, visual arts, architecture, and design from around the globe. A PDF of the season brochure can be downloaded here. Tickets to performing arts events are on sale now to members and...

OSU Professor Michael Mercil Installs Virtual Pasture

Thu, Dec 4, 2008

Animal Awareness Art Project Result of 2nd Partnership among Three Departments

This fall and in the spring of 2009, artist and OSU professor Michael Mercil will install
The Virtual Pasture in the spot where, from 2006–08, he planted The Beanfield. The Virtual Pasture is Phase...

Wexner Center for the Arts “Zooms” into 5th Annual Family Film Festival 

Wed, Nov 12, 2008

4-Day Festival Includes Local Premieres, Jumprope Extravaganza, Cereal & Pajama Party, Live Music, Ice Cream Social, More

The Wexner Center’s Zoom: Family Film Festival (formerly Columbus International Children’s Film Festival), featuring films from around the globe, will take...

International Warhol Symposium at Wexner Center

Mon, Nov 10, 2008

To shed more light on Warhol’s work and continuing influence—and on the occasion of the exhibition Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms—the Wexner Center presents the symposium Andy Warhol: Outer and Inner Dichotomies on Friday-Saturday, November 14–15. This event will feature members of...

Author and Art Critic Arthur Danto to Speak 

Fri, Oct 24, 2008

In conjunction with current exhibition Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms, The Wexner Center presents a talk by revered art critic Arthur Danto who will be discussing his forthcoming book The Windows at Bonwit Teller: Where Andy Became Andy Warhol, on Tuesday, December 2 at 7 pm in the...

Dean & Britta Concert, Music Panel Slated

Fri, Oct 24, 2008

In conjunction with Andy Warhol Other Voices, Other Rooms, now on view at the Wexner Center, indie darlings Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips will perform 13 Most Beautiful... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests on Thursday, November 20 at 8 pm in the Wexner Center Performance Space. Husband...

Andyland Party Brings Glitter and Glam to Wex

Fri, Oct 24, 2008

In a late-night bash celebrating all things Warhol, the Wex presents Andyland on Saturday, November 8 from 10 pm–2 am. It’s a night of moving, shaking, and stargazing, with fine food and beverages on hand—all revolving around the exhibition Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms. Visitors can...

More Warhol First Sundays on the Docket

Fri, Oct 24, 2008

Celebrity Soup, Faces and Places, and more

During the run of Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms, the Wexner Center is offering First Sundays, featuring free gallery admission and themed activities the first Sunday of every month (gallery admission is normally $8). Gallery hours...

Provocative Theater Director Returns to Wex with World Premiere

Thu, Oct 16, 2008

"She offers the pleasure of brazen theatrical inventiveness."—New Yorker on Young Jean Lee

Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company returns to the Wexner Center for the Arts October 30–November 2 for the premiere of THE SHIPMENT, a new work developed through the support of the Wexner Center...

Eclectic Jazz Lineup at Wex This Fall

Wed, Oct 15, 2008

Three jazz shows are on tap at the Wexner Center this fall: Israeli trumpeter Avishai Cohen and his quintet; Polish pianist Marcin Wasilewski and his trio; and Israeli singer Ayelet Rose Gottlieb (performing a multimedia show with a group of singers and musicians). All three will be presented...