Recent Press Releases

First retrospective of boundary-pushing artist Jack Whitten opens in May
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

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

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

Belle and Sebastian Headline 2015 Next@Wex Fest
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

Columbus, OH—Just announced: indie rock icons Belle and Sebastian will headline this year’s Next@Wex Fest, presented by PromoWest Productions in association with Wexner Center for the Arts and CD102.5 FM at the LC Outdoor Pavilion, 405 Neil Ave. in the Arena...

Wexner Center receives NEA Art Works Grant
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Columbus, OH—National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has announced that the Wexner Center for the Arts is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Center is recommended for a $25,000 grant to support a series of residencies...

ZOOM: Family Film Festival Returns for its 11th Year
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

November 13, 2014—Columbus, Ohio—The Wex’s Zoom: Family Film Festival returns for its 11th year with a fantastic, family-friendly selection of films at incredibly affordable prices—and free, all-ages activities—December 4–7, 2014 (plus a...

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet Perform Their First Collaboration, Landfall, at the Wex
Fri, Oct 3, 2014

“She doesn’t just tell stories; she draws out every word with a kind of physical pleasure, tasting its flavor as she probes the everyday mysteries of life.…[in] a riveting, gorgeous new multimedia work …in collaboration with the equally venerable Kronos Quartet.”Washington Post...

Weinland Park Story Book debuts with June 29 celebration
Tue, June 24, 2014

Columbus, OH—In celebration of the publication of the Weinland Park Story Book, a graphic anthology based on short stories and anecdotes from the neighborhood, the Wexner Center and Weinland Park community will host a family-friendly artists’...

Retrospective: Richard Linklater
Fri, June 6, 2014

“Linklater [is] … an exemplar of American independent cinema.”—New York Times

On the occasion of the release of Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, a film that many are already calling his...

Free Wex Drive-In Outdoor Films Return June 19 with Wes Anderson's Bottle Rocket
Tue, Apr 29, 2014

Columbus, OH—Enjoy big-screen works in the great outdoors this summer with the return of the always-popular (and always free) Wex Drive-In series, which kicks off Thursday, June 19 on the Wexner Center Plaza with Wes Anderson’s...

Kellie Morgan Hired as Community Outreach & Marketing Manager
Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Columbus, OH—Kellie Morgan is the new community outreach & marketing manager at the Wexner Center effective today, April 21, 2014. Morgan, a Cleveland native, previously held positions at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, as well as at Drag City Records...

Ballet Boys

Enjoy 25% off purchases and complimentary gift-wrapping in the Wexner Center Store, a free film screening, an exclusive gallery tour, and more during Member Appreciation Days, coming up December 3–6.

Temporary closure

Wexner Center for the Arts

Due to an ongoing investigation, the Wexner Center will be closed to the public on Tuesday. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will update this space and our Facebook page as new information is released.