Recent Press Releases

Shiny Brings Bling to the Wexner Center This Fall
Thu, June 22, 2006

Visually Dazzling Exhibition Includes Work by Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Josiah McElheny, Rachel Harrison, More

Columbus, OH—The exuberant exhibition Shiny, featuring 13 (literally) shiny works by ...

June Music Lineup at the Wex: Jazz, Neofolk, Indie Rock
Thu, June 8, 2006

The Wexner Center’s June music roster includes appearances by neofolk guitarists Glenn Jones and James Blackshaw, European jazz and tango master Richard Galliano, and...

B-Movies Invade the Wexner Center This Summer
Mon, May 15, 2006

Six nights of double features through August; ticket packages available

Back by popular demand, the Wexner Center’s summer B-movie series returns after a four-year...

11th Annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase 2006 to Be Held Next Week at the Wexner Center For The Arts  
Fri, May 5, 2006

Showcase Includes Youth Division Featuring Film Works by Teens

Ohio Artists Also Featured in the Box Video Screening Space

Now in its 11th year, the Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase will bring together an impressive array of 13...

Six Years in the Lives of Five Families Fighting Childhood Cancer
Mon, May 1, 2006

A Lion In the House

Local Premiere Screenings at the Wexner Center May 16–17

Acclaimed Documentary by Ohio Directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert

World Premiered at Sundance in January


Bestselling Author and Bexley Native Bob Greene to Read from New Book about Lifelong Friendship
Thu, Apr 27, 2006

Greene to Appear at Wexner Center May 7 for Exclusive Reading and Reminiscence in Honor of Jack Roth

“Emphasizes the value and rarity of...longstanding friendships.”— Library Journal, on And You...

Wexner Center Residency Awards
Tue, Apr 25, 2006

The Residency Award program is an essential part of the Wexner Center’s work as a creative research laboratory for artists and audiences. Residency Award artists, chosen by the center’s curators and the director, receive significant financial resources and technical support to develop new work...

Renowned Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse to Give Free Public Talk in Third Annual Glimcher Lecture
Fri, Apr 21, 2006

Appearance Is Part of Extreme Textiles Lecture Series

This year’s DeeDee and Herb Glimcher Lecture will feature renowned Dutch designer Petra Blaisse on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 pm in the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater, 1871 N. High Street. Blaisse will...

Wexner Center Presents “Snowflake,” A Silent, One-Man Play About Homelessness for Kids Ages 5–12  
Thu, Apr 20, 2006

Show Is Part of the International Performing Arts Series For Families; Panel on Homelessness to Be Held in the Afternoon

“No words are uttered in Snowflake...but the sounds of joy are immense.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Wexner...

Two Rising Young Performers Make Local Debuts
Tue, Apr 18, 2006

Coming to the Wexner Center Performance Space in May: Cynthia Hopkins, a New York music/theater artist who belts out tunes like a young Patsy Cline while taking audiences on an imaginative whirlwind journey through her past, and Rachid Ouramdane, a dance...