Recent Press Releases

Warhol Foundation Grants $75,000 to Robin Rhode Exhibition at Wexner Center
Mon, Feb 16, 2009

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, whose mission—as per Andy Warhol’s wishes—is to foster innovative artistic expression by supporting cultural organizations that support experimental artists, has provided a $75,000 grant in support of the Wexner Center’s exhibition Catch Air:...

Nancy Kramer Appointed to Wexner Center Foundation Board
Mon, Feb 16, 2009

At its meeting February 3 at the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Wexner Center Foundation appointed Nancy Kramer, founder and CEO of Resource Interactive, to the board of trustees.

Over the last 28 years, Kramer has built Resource into an award-winning, nationally recognized digital...

British Artist Presents Sound Installation
Mon, Feb 16, 2009

"A fascinating counterpoint of sound and light...of constantly shifting patterns."—The Independent (UK)

Siren, a whirling, spinning spectacle of sound and light, will be presented at the Wexner Center Thursday–Saturday, February 26–28 at 8 pm. The sound installation, by British...

da da kamera Debuts A Beautiful View, a Play about Modern Love
Sun, Feb 8, 2009

Canadian Theater Company Returns for a Creative Residency, World Premiere

“A new Daniel MacIvor play is always exciting.”—Now

Toronto-based theater company da da kamera returns to the Wexner Center for a three-week creative...

Target and Wexner Center Partner to Bring Children from Big Brothers Big Sisters to Theater Show by Scottish Troupe
Sat, Feb 7, 2009

As part of its support for the Wexner Center’s production of The Happy Prince this Sunday—the first show in the Center’s new International Performing Arts Series for Families—Target will collaborate with the Wexner Center to provide free tickets and a juice-...

Media Advisory: Author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man to Speak
Tue, Feb 3, 2009

John Perkins, author of New York Times bestseller Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, will present the lecture Transforming Turmoil into a New Economy on Thursday, February 5 at 7 pm in the Wexner Center’s Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St. at 15th Ave., on the campus of The Ohio State...

Saying Goodbye to Warhol
Mon, Feb 2, 2009

Farewell Reception, Live Auction, Late-Night Hours Planned for Closing Weekend

The Wexner Center exhibition Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms—which has boasted huge crowds, packed tours, sell-out events, record web hits on wexarts.org, and national and international media...

New from Japan: Theater, Dance Groups Make Local Debuts
Mon, Feb 2, 2009

Focusing in on fresh new work coming out of Japan,
the Wexner Center presents theater ensemble chelfitsch in Five Days in March (February 12–14), and Japan Dance Now (February 19–21). Both shows highlight the latest developments in Japan’s performance scene. Details on both groups...

Israeli Dance Troupe Batsheva Returns
Thu, Jan 15, 2009

"Exceptionally inventive, thrilling dance."—New York Times

 

Israel's leading contemporary dance company, Batsheva—an audience favorite at the Wex—returns to Mershon Auditorium Tuesday, February 10 at 8 pm with its latest work by artistic director Ohad Naharin, Three....

Call for Entries
Tue, Jan 13, 2009

DEADLINE MARCH 27 FOR 14th OHIO SHORT FILM & VIDEO SHOWCASE;
YOUTH DIVISION ALSO PLANNED, WITH PRIZES AND MORE

The Wexner Center is now accepting entries for the 14th annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase. The popular showcase provides Ohio’s independent media...