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Recent Press Releases

Gray Matters makes its world premiere May 20
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Columbus, OhioMay 20–July 30, 2017, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University will debut Gray Matters, a multifaceted survey of 35 contemporary women artists who have explored the practice of creating en grisaille—...

The Wexner Center celebrates film preservation with Cinema Revival
Mon, Jan 9, 2017

(Don't Look Back image, courtesy...

Fallen Fruit Descends on Columbus
Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Columbus, OH–In partnership with the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Los Angeles-based art collaborative project Fallen Fruit, led by artists David Allen Burns and Austin Young, has launched a multi-part project steeped in the...

Wexner Center receives major grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

Columbus, Ohio—The Film/Video Studio Program at the Wexner Center for the Arts has received a two-year, $150,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The  award—part of IMLS’s Museums for America program—will be used for the development of an accessible...

Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight opens February 4, 2017
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

"the show presents her as an artist of formidable discipline, consistency and clarity of purpose, and a key player in any history of postwar art.”—New York Times

Columbus, Ohio—February 4–April 16, 2017, the Wexner Center for the...

Sarah Oppenheimer: S-337473 opens February 4, 2017
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

Columbus, OhioFebruary 4 – April 16, 2017, the Wexner Center for the Arts will debut S-337473, an exhibition featuring a newly commissioned work by Sarah Oppenheimer, an artist who defies categorization, straddling art, architecture,...

Wexner Center Announces Artist Residency Awards for 2016-17 in Performing Arts, Film/Video
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

September 20, 2016—Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center is pleased to announce its 2016–17 Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipients in performing arts and film/video. An essential part of the center’s role as a creative research...

Director's Dialogue on Art and Social Change: Culture, Ethics, and Controversy
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

On Monday, September 19 from 4-6 p.m. in Mershon Auditorium, the Wexner Center for the Arts will host a Director’s Dialogue on Art and Social Change: Culture, Ethics and Controversy. The latest in a series of events advancing the role of the arts in sparking...

Wexner Center names
new marketing & communications talent
Thu, Aug 18, 2016

The Wexner Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the appointments of Densil R.R. Porteous II as Director of Marketing and Communications and Melissa Starker as Creative Content and PR Manager. 

Porteous, who begins at the center in September, has over 13 years' experience...