Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center Store First, Exclusive Retailer of Chris Marker DVD
Fri, Apr 10, 2009

The Wexner Center Store is again the exclusive retail home (for a limited time) for a DVD by legendary French filmmaker Chris Marker. Icarus Films’ latest DVD release of a Marker film, A Grin Without a Cat, will be available from the WC Store (both in-store and online) for one month (through...

Project Fashion Show Offers Fun, Thrifty Alternative This Mother’s Day Weekend
Thu, Apr 9, 2009

The Wexner Center is hosting a two-day, create-your-own Project Fashion Show extravaganza May 9-10, designed to bring different generations together in a fun alternative for Mother’s Day weekend. The workshops are free and open to the public.

In this program, designed and led by...

Magical Canadian Dance Company Performs For Kids
Thu, Apr 9, 2009

“A forest that charms the little faces.”—La Tribune, Sherbrooke (Canada)

Canada’s Sursaut compagnie de danse will perform the scenic and poetic dance production At Nightfall in the Wexner Center’s Mershon Auditorium April 24–25. The show connects fantasy with reality in the magical...

Multimedia Theater Group Builders Association Back at Wex
Wed, Mar 25, 2009

“The Builders Association just could become the greatest theater company in the world.”

—The New York Times on CONTINUOUS CITY

SHOW INFORMATION: The Builders Association will present CONTINUOUS CITY, a media-savvy theater show exploring themes of global digital networks, on...

Film Production Designer Alex Mcdowell to Deliver Glimcher Lecture at Wexner Center
Thu, Mar 19, 2009

Films Include Watchmen, Fight Club, Minority Report

Hollywood production designer Alex McDowell—best known for his work on the films Fight Club and Minority Report, and most recently Watchmen—will present the sixth annual Glimcher Lecture on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 pm in the Wexner...

Opening Events, Press Hour, Panel Discussions, and More for New Spring Exhibitions at Wexner Center
Wed, Mar 18, 2009

The Wexner Center’s spring exhibitions open April 1 and 2, each with related events that week (see schedule, below). The exhibitions, on view to the public April 2–July 26, 2009, are: Catch Air: Robin Rhode, the first substantial solo  show in a U.S. museum by the South African artist (...

Wexner Center Presents South African Artist Robin Rhode in First Substantial U.S. Museum Survey
Tue, Mar 17, 2009

Columbus, OH—Catch Air: Robin Rhode, organized by the Wexner Center and on view there April 2–July 26, 2009, will be the South African artist’s first substantial solo exhibition in the United States. The show will chart his development with about 20 key works from 1998 to the present. Rhode...

Landmark William Forsythe Exhibition at Wexner Center
Mon, Mar 16, 2009

Show Marks First Significant Group of Installations in U.S. by The Renowned Choreographer and 2002 Wexner Prize Recipient; Symposium, Performances Planned

The Wexner Center presents William Forsythe: Transfigurations, an exhibition of the installation works of vanguard American...

Wexner Center Heralds The Start of Baseball Season With 6th Year of Rare Baseball Films
Thu, Mar 12, 2009

Annual Screening Includes Seldom-Seen Footage of Baseball Greats

For the sixth year, the Wexner Center presents Rare Films from the Baseball Hall of Fame to commemorate the beginning of a new baseball season. This year’s edition, put together by Wexner film curator Dave Filipi,...

Award-Winning Filmmaker Premieres Debut Film at Wex
Thu, Mar 12, 2009

Steve McQueen Screening Hunger in Columbus Before Its New York Run

"Raw, Powerful Filmmaking."—The Guardian (UK)


British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen will visit the Wexner...