Recent Press Releases

Radical Architecture Firm Coop Himmelb(L)Au Spotlighted in U.S. Debut of Exhibition
Wed, Mar 11, 2009

200 Models Covering Four Decades of Work Showcased

Columbus, OH—Showcasing the work of Viennese architecture firm COOP HIMMELB(L)AU from the past 40 years, the highly designed, internationally touring exhibition COOP HIMMELB(L)AU: Beyond the Blue makes its U.S. debut at the Wexner...

Bajofondo Makes Local Debut with Latin Dance Party
Fri, Mar 6, 2009

“Exhilarating...from first note to last.”—Village Voice on Bajofondo’s new release  Mar Dulce

Bajofondo, an eight-member avant-tango ensemble that incorporates contemporary electronica and hip hop rhythms, will play the Wexner Center Performance Space on Friday, April 3 at 9 PM...

Bajofondo Hace Su Debut Local con Fiesta de Baile Latino
Fri, Mar 6, 2009

“Estimulante...desde la primera hasta la última nota.”—Village Voice- sobre el nuevo

estreno de Bajofondo, Mar Dulce

Bajofondo, un conjunto de ocho miembros considerado de vanguardia-tango, que incorpora electrónica contemporánea y ritmos hip hop, se presentara en el Centro...

Grammy-Winning Family Rocker Dan Zanes to Perform
Tue, Mar 3, 2009

Five-Member Backup Band, Young Local Steel Drummers to Join Zanes

”Good ol’ fashioned pop music for all ages.”—Esquire, on Dan Zanes

The Wexner Center presents family-music superstar Dan Zanes and Friends in a special engagement Saturday, March 28 at 11 am in Mershon...

Early Registration for Wex’s Popular Summer Workshops for Kids, Tweens, and Teens Begins Today
Mon, Mar 2, 2009

Public Registration Starts March 16

Registration for the Wexner Center’s popular Summer Kids workshops (for ages 6–14) and Teen Arts Fusion workshops (ages 15–18) begins March 2 for Wexner Center members and March 16 for the general public. Not your typical art camps, these...

Future of Cultural Production to Be Discussed at OSU Conference
Thu, Feb 26, 2009

“Obama Girl” Creator, Hoop Dreams Director, Prominent Academics to Participate

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the Wexner Center for the Arts have collaborated to present the conference ...

Third Annual Out@Wex Festival Devoted to New Queer Cinema 
Thu, Feb 26, 2009

The Wexner Center presents the third annual Out@Wex film festival, a celebration of innovative filmmaking around GLBT issues and subject matter, Thursday–Saturday, March 12–14. The festival features seven films, a party on Friday, and a Q&A session with...

Wexner Center to Host Cleveland Film Fest Preview Party
Thu, Feb 26, 2009

In a first-time collaboration, the Wexner Center will serve as the host venue for the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) Columbus Preview Party, followed by a screening of The Secret of the Grain on Friday, March 6.

For this free public reception at 6 PM, special guests Amy...

UK’s Theater Co. Improbable Arrives for World Premiere
Tue, Feb 24, 2009

“Improbable is one of the brilliant faces of British theatre.”—The Observer

The ever-inventive London-based theater company Improbable is back in Columbus this week for the world premiere of Panic from March 4 to 7, 2009, the culmination of two creative residencies supported by a...

Rising and Established Filmmakers Visit the Wex
Mon, Feb 23, 2009

The Wexner Center will host an especially full roster of visiting filmmakers in the coming weeks and months, including Nina Paley, whose rich animated feature Sita Sings the Blues has been called Bollywood meets Betty Boop; Ellen Kuras, whose documentary The Betrayal was nominated for an Oscar...