Recent Press Releases

Via Brasil Brings Focus On Brazilian Art & Culture Multidisciplinary, Multiyear Initiative Features Major Exhibition & Film Series
Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Columbus, OH—3 de Janeiro, 2013—Via Brasil é um projeto interdisciplinar, de vários anos, do Wexner Center focalizando a vibrante cultura do Brasil, tornada possível por...

North America’s Largest Survey Of Brazilian Documentaries Begins at the Wex Next Month
Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Columbus, OH—3 de janeiro, 2014—Cruzamentos: Documentário contemporâneo brasileiro, uma apresentação de mais de 30 documentários contemporâneos raramente mostrados fora...

Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil Opens February 1
Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Columbus, OH—3 de janeiro, 2014—De 1 de fevereiro a 20 de abril de 2014, o Centro Wexner para as Artes apresentará a importante exposição Cruzamentos: Arte...

Via Brasil Goes Online with New Website
Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Columbus, OH—3 de Janeiro, 2014— Enquanto se prepara para a culminação de Via Brasil, uma iniciativa exploratória através de vários anos sobre a arte e a cultura do Brasil, o Centro...

Retrospective: Pier Paolo PasoliniItalian director’s singular filmography will screen in January and February
Thu, Dec 19, 2013

“It is no exaggeration to suggest that (Pasolini) is the most influential cultural figure in Italy since the Second World War, and his influence remains largely undiminished since his assassination in 1975….”—Artforum

Columbus, OH—The next two months will see the...

Winter/Spring 2014 Season Announced
Mon, Dec 2, 2013

Columbus, OH—The upcoming season at the Wex will see the culmination of Via Brasil—the four-year initiative focusing on the vibrant culture of Brazil—in a major exhibition, Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil; an expansive film series, ...

David Norr Named Senior Curator of Exhibitions
Thu, Nov 21, 2013

Columbus, OH—David Norr will be senior curator of exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts effective mid-March, 2014. Norr is currently chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.

Notes Wexner Center Director Sherri Geldin, “David brings with him a wealth...

Wexner Center & Thurber House partner to present special preview screening of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Wed, Nov 13, 2013

Columbus, OH—The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, a warm and charming comic fable directed by and starring Ben Stiller and based on the classic short story by Columbus native James Thurber, will be featured in a special preview screening...

Zoom: Family Film Festival celebrates 10th birthday
Thu, Oct 24, 2013

Columbus, Ohio—The Wex’s Zoom: Family Film Festival celebrates a decade of screening terrific all-ages films at incredibly affordable prices—and hosting free family-friendly activities—with four days of movies and more December 5–8, 2013 (...

Nine rare Hitchcock films onscreen this month
Wed, Oct 2, 2013

“If you want to see—and hear—The Hitchcock 9, you'll have to do it in a theater.”—NPR

Throughout the month of October, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present nine rarely seen films from the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Made from 1925 to...