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Recent Press Releases

Dust, Featuring Recent and New Works by Robert Beck on View at Wexner Center This Summer

Thu, May 10, 2007

Exhibition Delves into the Complexity of Contemporary American Identity

Columbus, OH—...

Food for Thought Charity Dinner at Ohio State and Wexner Center

Mon, May 7, 2007

Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil, artists and faculty members at The Ohio State University Department of Art, are organizing a fundraising event and dinner for the Mid-Ohio Foodbank - ...

Spring Brings Eagerly Awaited Lineup of Next @ Wex Shows

Tue, Apr 24, 2007

Columbus, OH—This May and June the Wexner Center presents a full slate of Next @ Wex concerts. With local debuts and returning favorites, the spring Next @ Wex roster promises the best in new and ...

12th Annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase To Be Held in May at the Wexner Center for the Arts

Thu, Apr 19, 2007

Film Works by Teen Artists Will Also Be Featured in Youth Showcase

Now in its 12th year, the Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase will bring together an impressive array of independently produced film...

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...