Recent Press Releases

80 Original Drawings by Bone Creator Jeff Smith on View at Wexner Center This Summer 
Mon, May 5, 2008

Concurrent Show at Cartoon Research Library Features Work Created by Smith While a Student at Ohio State 

Columbus, OH—Jeff Smith: Bone and Beyond, the first museum exhibition of work by the influential, Columbus-based comic book artist and writer—best known for his...

Mary Heilmann’s Vibrant Paintings Come to Columbus for Only Midwest Stop
Wed, Apr 30, 2008

" . . . often joy–inducing and sometimes breathtaking."—Artforum, on Heilmann’s work

Columbus, OH—Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone, the first retrospective of the work of influential New York–based painter Mary Heilmann, will be presented in the Wexner Center Galleries May 10–August 3,...

Artist Jane Hammond’s Installation of Leaves Representing Fallen Soldiers in Iraq Come to Wexner Center This May

 
Wed, Apr 30, 2008

Columbus, OH—Jane Hammond: Fallen, a nationally touring installation, featuring a large field of colorful, handmade leaves—each inscribed with the name of a U.S. soldier killed in Iraq—comes to the Wexner Center May 10–August 3, 2008.

 The leaves in the piece—each handmade...

Genwex Presents: Reel Politics with Screening of Network
Tue, Apr 22, 2008

On Thursday, May 1, the popular GenWex series for young patrons continues with GenWex: Reel Politics, an evening of lively, politically-minded conversation with two of Columbus’s leading young political figures: Mike Brown, press secretary for Columbus mayor Michael Coleman, and Jim Coleman...

Biblical Stories by Israeli Artist Adi Nes on View This Winter
Tue, Apr 1, 2008

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center presents 11 large-scale images from Biblical Stories, the latest body of work by rising young Tel Aviv-based photographer Adi Nes. On...

More Than 75 Original Drawings by Bone Creator Jeff Smith on View at Wexner Center This Summer
Tue, Apr 1, 2008

A Concurrent Show at Cartoon Research Library Features Work Created by Smith at The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH—Jeff Smith: Bone and Beyond, the first museum exhibition of work by the influential, Columbus-based comic book artist and writer—best known for his epic graphic...

Magical, Interactive Japanese Garden on Stage and on View
Mon, Mar 31, 2008

“It’s about theater as a shared experience and I’ve never seen anything quite like it.”—Tony Reekie, Bank of Scotland’s Children’s Festival Director

 

A remarkable interactive show for families, The Japanese Garden/The CCC (Children’s Cheering Carpet) Project will be...

Sound-Art Duo Beatrix* Jar Returns to Wex
Mon, Mar 31, 2008

Free Workshops Now Offered for All Ages

Beatrix* Jar, a real-life couple from Minnesota, returns April 4–5 by popular demand to demonstrate “circuit bending,” a do-it-yourself form of sound-art. Participants have the chance to experience the fun—and the new or hidden sounds—that can...

Award-Winning Filmmaker Jennifer Reeder to Introduce World Premiere of First Feature-Length Film at Wexner Center in March
Fri, Mar 28, 2008

Psychological Drama Co-Produced by Wexner Center Features an All-Ohio Cast

Ohio State University alumna Jennifer Reeder returns to the Wexner Center introduce the world premiere of her first feature- length, high-definition film Accidents at Home and How They Happen on Saturday,...

Wexner Center Hosts U.S. Premiere of Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms
Thu, Mar 27, 2008

Dazzling, Immersive Exhibition Features Warhol’s “Cosmos” Through More Than 700 Works, Offering Fresh Look at Pop Art Icon

 

Columbus, OH—This fall, the Wexner Center will present the only U.S. installation of Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms....