Recent Press Releases

Children and Teens Show Off Artwork at Fusion Fest
Tue, Aug 11, 2009

Summer Youth Workshops Come to a Close with Art, DJ, More on August 14

Participants in the Wexner Center’s popular summer workshops for kids and teens will have a chance to publicly showcase their creativity at Fusion Fest 2009, this Friday from 5 to 7 pm at the Wexner Center....

Wexner Center Presents Soul Revue in Lincoln Theatre
Mon, Aug 3, 2009

Concert Includes Two Columbus Acts

In an event added today to the Wexner Center’s just-announced fall season, the Wex has booked Numero’s Eccentric Soul Revue for the recently renovated historic Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St., Monday,...

Wexner Center’s Lively Fall Season Announced
Mon, Aug 3, 2009

The Wexner Center’s eclectic fall season features performing artists from England, Ireland, Brazil, New York, and elsewhere, including co-commissioned work; films from Turkey, France, Taiwan, and beyond; the sixth annual Zoom: Family Film Fest; and the first U...

Wex Drive-In Series Kicks Off June 18 with The Wolf Man
Thu, June 11, 2009

Free Movie, Free Jeni’s, A DJ, and More

Now a summer tradition attracting hundreds of visitors, the Wex Drive-In outdoor film series kicks off Thursday, June 18, on the Wexner Center Plaza, 15th Avenue and High Street, with the 1941 monster classic The Wolf Man. Admission is free....

First U.S. Retrospective of the Work of Luc Tuymans Debuts at Wexner Center in September, Followed by 4-Venue Tour
Thu, May 28, 2009

Exhibition Offers Unprecedented Overview of the Artist’s Career and Influence

Columbus, OH—The first U.S. retrospective of the work of Belgian contemporary artist Luc Tuymans—and the most comprehensive presentation of the his work to date—will...

Wexner Center and SFMOMA to Present First U.S. Retrospective of the Work of Luc Tuymans
Thu, May 14, 2009

Unprecedented Overview of the Artist’s Career and Influence

The first U.S. retrospective of the work of Belgian contemporary artist Luc Tuymans—and the most comprehensive presentation of the his work to date—will debut at the Wexner Center for...

World Premiere of Documentary about Comic Book Artist Jeff Smith 
Thu, May 14, 2009

The Wexner Center presents the world premiere of Columbus filmmaker Ken Mills’ documentary feature The Cartoonist: Jeff Smith, Bone, and the Changing Face of Comics on Friday, May 22 at 7 pm in the Film/Video Theater, with a booksigning beginning at 6 pm in the Wexner Center Store. The...

Tweet&Greet with Psychedelic Soul Outfit King Khan and the Shrines
Fri, May 8, 2009

MAY 14 AT THE WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Hosted By @WEXARTS and @OSUKIPS

 

COLUMBUS — In a whole new tweeting of the minds, the Wexner Center for the Arts and Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at Ohio State are joining forces for a Tweet&...

New Wex Curators Talk Art Collecting in “Bare Walls” Event
Thu, Apr 30, 2009

GenWex, the Wexner Center’s young patron group, will present the panel discussion Bare Walls: An Intro to Art Collecting on Thursday, May 7 in the Wexner Center Performance Space. The evening will be hosted by Wex exhibition curators Catharina Manchanda and Christopher Bedford, and introduced...

14th Annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase to Feature 33 Independently Produced Works
Wed, Apr 29, 2009

Wide Range of Genres, Themes, and Ages Selected

The Ohio film and videomakers who will participate in the Wexner Center’s annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase—which takes place at the Wexner Center May 9—have been announced. The showcase, now in its 14th year, is an open...

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.