Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center Presents First Performance of Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s Legacy Tour
Wed, Jan 6, 2010

Event Includes Pre-Show Talk, Post-Show Q&A, Film, Web Reflections, More

“He has taught us something new and powerful about how to dance and how to live.” —Mikhail Baryshnikov, on the late Merce Cunningham

Columbus, OH—Choreographer Merce Cunningham, who died in July at...

Major Wex Film Events in Next Two Weeks
Mon, Jan 4, 2010

Launch of Wex at Gateway and Visit by Peter Bogdanovich Kick Off New Year

In a first-time expansion of the number of screens it has at its disposal on a continuous basis, the Wexner Center will begin programming two screens at the newly named Gateway Film Center (GFC) on January 8....

Cinema Latino Spotlights Best New and Classic Latin Films
Mon, Dec 21, 2009

Cinema Latino—the popular film series now in its fourth year, organized and hosted again by the Wexner Center January 8-30—offers the Columbus community a survey of recent and classic films from Latin America. The series includes a variety of genres from...

Brazilian Dance Company Grupo De Rua Brings Vibrant Hip-Hop Moves to Contemporary Dance
Fri, Dec 18, 2009

Known for infusing hip-hop approaches and attitudes into contemporary dance, Brazilian company Grupo de Rua—a group of nine male performers that has become an international sensation—brings H3, its latest work, to Ohio State’s Thurber Theatre in a performance...

Peter Bogdanovich to Visit Wex
Wed, Dec 16, 2009

“He remains one of the best directors in America....”—David Thomson, The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

Peter Bogdanovich—the storied director, actor, and chronicler of classical Hollywood—will visit the Wexner Center on Saturday, January...

2009-‘10 Wexner Center Residency Award Recipients Announced
Mon, Nov 30, 2009

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center is pleased to announce its 2009–’10 Residency Award recipients in all programming areas: Mark Bradford in visual arts, Reid Farrington in performing arts, and Lewis Klahr in media arts.


Winter and Spring Events at the Wex Announced
Sun, Nov 22, 2009

Premieres, Commissioned Work, Visiting Filmmakers, and More

The Wexner Center announces its winter and spring events for the 2010. Just a few of the highlights:


The kickoff of Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s The Legacy Tour February 12 in the Wexner Center...

Campus Partners Joins with Wexner Center for the Arts in New Film Collaboration at South Campus Gateway
Mon, Nov 16, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio– Campus Partners has announced a partnership with the Wexner Center for the Arts to significantly expand the range and quality of film offerings within the region. Scheduled to debut in early January, the Gateway Film Center will augment its...

Zoom: Family Film Festival Returns to Wex
Thu, Oct 29, 2009

6th Annual Festival Includes Ohio Premieres, Animation Galore, Cereal & Pajama Party, Ice Cream Social, Art Activities, and More

The popular Zoom: Family Film Festival featuring films especially for children from around the globe, will take place December 3–6, 2009. This year’s...

Soul Revue Hits the Lincoln Theatre in Special Wex Event
Mon, Oct 26, 2009

Buzz Is Building for Show That Features National Headliners, Two Columbus Acts, Soul Brunch Warmup, and a Tribute to Bill Moss

In a special event and its first show in the recently renovated Lincoln Theatre, the Wexner Center presents Numero’s Eccentric Soul Review in the...

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.

Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26; Heirloom Café will remain closed on Friday, November 27.