Recent Press Releases

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...

Free Wex Drive-In Outdoor Films Return June 19 with Wes Anderson's Bottle Rocket
Tue, Apr 29, 2014

Columbus, OH—Enjoy big-screen works in the great outdoors this summer with the return of the always-popular (and always free) Wex Drive-In series, which kicks off Thursday, June 19 on the Wexner Center Plaza with Wes Anderson’s...

Kellie Morgan Hired as Community Outreach & Marketing Manager
Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Columbus, OH—Kellie Morgan is the new community outreach & marketing manager at the Wexner Center effective today, April 21, 2014. Morgan, a Cleveland native, previously held positions at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, as well as at Drag City Records...

Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University presents first-ever exhibition of the extraordinary Wexner Family Collection
Thu, Apr 10, 2014

This fall, in celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University will present an unprecedented exhibition of the personal collection of Leslie and Abigail Wexner. On view September 21 through December 31,...

Pair of exhibitions bring to light comic artist Daniel Clowes’s unique vision
Mon, Mar 24, 2014

"Clowes has explored the tedium and mystery of contemporary American life with more wit and insight than most novelists or filmmakers."—A. O. Scott, New York Times

Columbus, OH—Internationally renowned comic book artist Daniel Clowes is at the center of two...

Adventurous and bold Comic Future alights at the Wex May 17–August 3
Mon, Mar 24, 2014

Columbus, OHComic Future, an exhibition of work by contemporary artists freely mixing figurative painting and gestural abstraction with the visual strategies of cartoons and comics, will be on view May 17–August 3, 2014...

Playwright and director Young Jean Lee returns to Wex for residency and world premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
Tue, Mar 11, 2014

“Young Jean Lee is, hands down, the most adventurous downtown playwright of her generation.”—New York Times

Columbus, OH—Acclaimed playwright/director Young Jean Lee returns to the Wexner Center for the Arts April 10–...

Wexner Center announces Sherri Geldin Innovation Fund
Mon, Feb 17, 2014

Columbus, OH—In honor of Sherri Geldin’s 20th anniversary as director of the Wexner Center for the Arts, Wexner Center Foundation Chair Leslie H. Wexner and Ohio State Interim President and Vice-Chair of the Wexner Center Foundation Joseph A. Alutto have announced the...

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.