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Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center Hosts Editors of Dirty Found Magazine

Wed, Apr 18, 2007

"Dirty Found is art—filth folk art that proves everybody’s sex life is secretly touching."—filmmaker John Waters

Columbus, OH— Lusty love letters, frank photos, dirty doodles, and other bawdy finds will be the topic of choice when FOUND...

Cynthia Hopkins Returns with Entrancing Story and Songs in Must Don’t Whip ’Um

Tue, Mar 27, 2007

Award-Winning Hopkins Shares Stage with Her Acclaimed Band Gloria Deluxe

“...blurs the edges of confession and performance, concert and play, memory and creation...Hopkins pulls off the impossible.”—...

Wexner Center Heralds the Start of Baseball Season with Fourth Year of Rare Films from the Baseball Hall of Fame

Thu, Mar 22, 2007

Annual Screening Includes Seldom Seen Footage of Baseball Greats

For the fourth year in a row, the Wexner Center screens Rare Films from the Baseball Hall of ...

Wexner Center to Host National Performance Network Event

Tue, Mar 20, 2007

The Wexner Center for the Arts is proud to host the National Performance Network’s Doing it on the Road: A Guide For Touring Performing Artists March 29 at 3:30 pm in the Wexner Center Performance Space. This free event is designed to assist performing artists...

Leading Artists and Writers Discuss Identity and Race

Mon, Mar 19, 2007

2nd Annual Wexner Center Director’s Dialogue on Art and Social Change

“Blackness—like Malcolm X said about whiteness—is a state of mind. There is no consensus on what it means and each individual and generation has to renegotiate its meaning.”—...

Karole Armitage’s Vibrant Dance Company Makes Columbus Debut at Wexner Center

Mon, Mar 12, 2007

"A winner...what sticks in the memory is the personality of the dance and the dancers." —New York Times

Columbus, OH—Armitage Gone! Dance, renowned choreographer Karole Armitage’s company, makes its...

Muppetstm, Music & Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy At Wexner Center March 17, 24

Mon, Mar 5, 2007

Rare Collection of Movies, TV Shows, Archival Footage, Experimental Works To Be Featured over Two Separate Saturdays

COLUMBUS, OH–The Wexner Center presents Muppets, Music & Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy on...

Bill Frisell’s Disfarmer Project Debuts at Wexner Center

Tue, Feb 20, 2007

Wexner Center Commission Inspired by Work of Photographer Mike Disfarmer

Guitarist Bill Frisell, along with violinist Jenny Scheinman and lap steel guitar player Greg Leisz, perform the world premiere of Musical Portraits from Heber Spring:...

This March the Wexner Center Hosts Three-Day Film Festival Devoted to New Queer Cinema

Thu, Feb 15, 2007

The Wexner Center presents Out @ Wex, Thursday–Saturday, March 1–3. A cinematic celebration of innovative queer filmmaking, this three–day, seven-film festival includes visiting filmmakers, a celebration party, and a tribute to Strand Releasing. Founded in...

Renowned Architect Thom Mayne to Deliver Fourth Annual Deedee and Herb Glimcher Lecture

Thu, Feb 15, 2007

“Critics are calling Thom Mayne...a maverick. One look at his buildings and you can see why. America's ‘bad boy’ of architecture just loves to shake things up.”—Jackie Craven, About Architecture

This year’s DeeDee and Herb Glimcher Lecture at...