Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center names chief marketing and brand leaders

Tue, June 2, 2015

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center announced today the appointment of Arthur Ryel-Lindsey as director of marketing & communications and Erica Anderson as director of creative services. Ryel-Lindsey, who begins at the center in July, has risen through the ranks at Tribeca Enterprises...

Free Wex Drive-In outdoor films return June 18 with Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited

Mon, May 4, 2015

Columbus, OH—Enjoy the big screen under the stars this summer with the return of the always-popular (and always free) Wex Drive-In series, which kicks off Thursday, June 18, on the Wexner Center Plaza with Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited...

The Darjeeling Limited

Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes opens May 16

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Columbus, OH—originally published January 22, 2015—Opening in May, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes, an exhibition of...

Catherine Opie, Mary, 2012

First retrospective of boundary-pushing artist Jack Whitten opens in May

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

“Celebrates...a career dedicated to infusing abstraction with political and social content.”—ARTNews

Columbus, OH—originally posted January 22, 2015—Jack Whitten: Five Decades of...

Jack Whitten, Black Monolith, II: Homage To Ralph Ellison The Invisible Man, 1994

20th annual Ohio Shorts selections announced

Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center is pleased to announce the Ohio filmmakers whose films and videos will be screened at the Ohio Shorts adult and youth division showcase this Saturday, April 25, at 7 pm. The 20 works selected for this year’s showcase include a wide range...

World premiere from Ann Hamilton and SITI Company

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Columbus, OH—Next month, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present the world premiere of the theater is a blank page, an immersive performance created by renowned visual artist Ann Hamilton and theater innovators SITI Company. The production, the first full...

Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration begins February 25

Fri, Jan 30, 2015

The Wexner Center for the Arts is thrilled to introduce Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration, a new series celebrating recently revitalized and restored classic, experimental, animated, and...

Statewide call for entries to Ohio Shorts 2015

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Calling all Ohio film- and video-makers! The Wexner Center is now accepting submissions for the Ohio Shorts 2015 juried short film and video festival, for both the Adult and Youth divisions. Entries for this event will be accepted through Monday, March 30 at 5 pm. New to Ohio Shorts this year...

Vibrant, groundbreaking Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present opens in February

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

“Splendid, viscerally engaging…
[a] groundbreaking exhibition.”—Boston Globe

Columbus, OH—This winter, the Wexner Center presents Fiber: Sculpture 1960­–present, the first exhibition...

New video installation by Hassan Hajjaj makes Midwest debut in February

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

“Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj fuses a fascinating mix of fashion, art, and pop culture in his striking work.”—Harper’s Bazaar

Columbus, OH—January 22, 2015—...