Recent Press Releases

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




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...

Summer Films at the Wexner Center Announced
Wed, Apr 15, 2009

Wex Drive-In Returns with Free Outdoor Movies; Indoor “Soundtrack”
Series Has Double Features, Package Deal

The Wexner Center announced its two summer film series
via a live stream today: Wex Drive-In (the outdoor movie series, now in its fourth year) and Soundtrack...

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 (...

Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies at the Wex

Learn more about our four-day celebration of the Film/Video Studio here (then grab a Festival Pass for admission to all screenings and conversations here). 

The Decline of Western Civilization

Don't miss your chance to see filmmaker Penelope Spheeris introduce her iconic The Decline of Western Civilization on Friday, October 23—get your tickets now.