Recent Press Releases

David Norr Named Senior Curator of Exhibitions
Thu, Nov 21, 2013

Columbus, OH—David Norr will be senior curator of exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts effective mid-March, 2014. Norr is currently chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.

Notes Wexner Center Director Sherri Geldin, “David brings with him a wealth...

Wexner Center & Thurber House partner to present special preview screening of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Wed, Nov 13, 2013

Columbus, OH—The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, a warm and charming comic fable directed by and starring Ben Stiller and based on the classic short story by Columbus native James Thurber, will be featured in a special preview screening...

Zoom: Family Film Festival celebrates 10th birthday
Thu, Oct 24, 2013

Columbus, Ohio—The Wex’s Zoom: Family Film Festival celebrates a decade of screening terrific all-ages films at incredibly affordable prices—and hosting free family-friendly activities—with four days of movies and more December 5–8, 2013 (...

Nine rare Hitchcock films onscreen this month
Wed, Oct 2, 2013

“If you want to see—and hear—The Hitchcock 9, you'll have to do it in a theater.”—NPR

Throughout the month of October, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present nine rarely seen films from the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Made from 1925 to...

Three outstanding American theater productions this October
Fri, Sep 27, 2013

The month of October will see the Wex bring unforgettable events by an acclaimed theater ensemble, a notable playwright, and a boundary-eschewing multimedia artist, all representing the best work by independent US theater-makers today. First up: Wex favorites ...

Architecture Powerhouse Steven Holl to Deliver 2013 Glimcher Lecture
Thu, Sep 19, 2013

“While artists work from the real to the abstract, architects must work from the abstract to the real.”—Steven Holl, Brooklyn Rail 

“A tactile relationship with architecture, a love of glimmering color, a contemplative sensibility…these qualities characterize Holl’s...

World Premiere of Quays' UN)MISTAKEN HANDS: EX VOTO F.H. on Nov 2
Wed, Sep 18, 2013

Columbus, OH—Pioneering filmmakers the Quay Brothers will debut UN)MISTAKEN HANDS: EX VOTO F.H., their latest short film, at the Wexner Center on Saturday, November 2 at 7 pm. Stephen and Timothy Quay are recipients of a 2013–14 Wexner...

Wexner Center's Fall Jazz Series Kicks off September 24
Mon, Sep 16, 2013

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center’s fall jazz series begins September 24 with Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas. Presented in our intimate Performance Space, the best room for jazz in town, these shows will offer an ideal hybrid of concert-quality sound and a cool club atmosphere. The intimate...

Blues for Smoke at the Wex this fall
Wed, Sep 11, 2013

“Blues isn’t a thing; it’s a set of feelings, a state of mind, maybe a state of grace.”

—New York Times on Blues for Smoke


Jill Malusky Hired As Wexner Center Community Outreach & Marketing Manager
Wed, Aug 28, 2013

Jill Malusky is the new community outreach & marketing manager at the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University, effective tomorrow, August 29, 2013. Malusky previously served as director of education and community outreach for the Massillon...