Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center for the Arts reopening

Tue, Dec 1, 2015

After coordination with campus public safety officials, the Wexner Center for the Arts will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, December 2. Heirloom Café will open at 8 AM, the Wexner Center information desk at 9 AM, and the Wexner Center Store at 10...

Winter/Spring 2016 events announced

Tue, Nov 24, 2015

The winter/spring lineup at the Wexner Center will see an exciting and diverse range of performances, films, educational programming, a major exhibition, and more, including the continuation of our extraordinary 2015–16 jazz series and the return of Cinema Revival...

Zoom: Family Film Festival returns for its 12th year

Tue, Oct 27, 2015

Zoom: Family Film Festival, Columbus’s only annual celebration of family entertainment from around the world, returns for its 12th year with a fresh and engaging lineup of films at affordable prices—and free, all-ages...

Diana Widmaier Picasso and Jack Cowart to deliver this year's Lambert Family Lecture

Tue, Oct 20, 2015

This year’s Lambert Family Lecture at the Wexner Center will feature a conversation between Diana Widmaier Picasso, cocurator of the major new exhibition Picasso.mania...

Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies begins October 29

Fri, Oct 9, 2015

Columbus, OH—October 9, 2015— The Wexner Center is proud to announce Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies, a four-day celebration of the rich legacy of film and video created at the center through...

Film lives at the Wex with major visiting filmmaker lineup

Wed, Oct 7, 2015

Columbus, OH—October 7, 2015—With more than a dozen filmmakers visiting the Wexner Center throughout October, audiences will experience an extraordinary roster of on-the-rise film talent and established masters, all presented in an intimate setting often surrounding premieres of new...

Fall means jazz at the Wex

Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center kicks off another season of jazz Saturday, October 3, with Linda Oh Sun Pictures, whose leader has earned praise from critics for her clean, strong rhythm and melody (New York Times) and a sound that taps “both the western...

Fall Visiting Filmmakers series begins September 9

Wed, Sep 2, 2015

Featuring appearances from rising and established film artists, the Wexner Center’s popular Visiting Filmmaker series kicks off its fall run on Wednesday, September 9, with the return of the renowned director Ben Russell, who will introduce and discuss his latest...

Wexner Center announces Artist Residency Awards for 2015–16
Wed, July 8, 2015

The Wexner Center is pleased to announce its 2015–16 Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipients in all programming areas. An essential part of the center’s role as a creative research laboratory for artists, the Artist Residency...

After Picasso: 80 Contemporary Artists examines the master's legacy through array of work by diverse international talents
Mon, June 8, 2015

Columbus, OH—This fall, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present After Picasso: 80 Contemporary Artists, an expansive show tracing Pablo Picasso’s potent legacy and persistent impact...

Ballet Boys

Enjoy 25% off purchases and complimentary gift-wrapping in the Wexner Center Store, a free film screening, an exclusive gallery tour, and more during Member Appreciation Days, coming up December 3–6.

Members get tickets first.

Get ready for an amazing winter and spring at the Wex—member presale begins December 3. Check out complete lineup of can’t-miss events here.