Recent Press Releases

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...

Three outstanding American theater productions this October
Fri, Sep 27, 2013

The month of October will see the Wex bring unforgettable events by an acclaimed theater ensemble, a notable playwright, and a boundary-eschewing multimedia artist, all representing the best work by independent US theater-makers today. First up: Wex favorites ...

Architecture Powerhouse Steven Holl to Deliver 2013 Glimcher Lecture
Thu, Sep 19, 2013

“While artists work from the real to the abstract, architects must work from the abstract to the real.”—Steven Holl, Brooklyn Rail 

“A tactile relationship with architecture, a love of glimmering color, a contemplative sensibility…these qualities characterize Holl’s...

World Premiere of Quays' UN)MISTAKEN HANDS: EX VOTO F.H. on Nov 2
Wed, Sep 18, 2013

Columbus, OH—Pioneering filmmakers the Quay Brothers will debut UN)MISTAKEN HANDS: EX VOTO F.H., their latest short film, at the Wexner Center on Saturday, November 2 at 7 pm. Stephen and Timothy Quay are recipients of a 2013–14 Wexner...

Wexner Center's Fall Jazz Series Kicks off September 24
Mon, Sep 16, 2013

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center’s fall jazz series begins September 24 with Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas. Presented in our intimate Performance Space, the best room for jazz in town, these shows will offer an ideal hybrid of concert-quality sound and a cool club atmosphere. The intimate...

Blues for Smoke at the Wex this fall
Wed, Sep 11, 2013

“Blues isn’t a thing; it’s a set of feelings, a state of mind, maybe a state of grace.”

—New York Times on Blues for Smoke


Jill Malusky Hired As Wexner Center Community Outreach & Marketing Manager
Wed, Aug 28, 2013

Jill Malusky is the new community outreach & marketing manager at the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University, effective tomorrow, August 29, 2013. Malusky previously served as director of education and community outreach for the Massillon...

Wexner Center hosts exclusive Midwest screening of Lee Daniels' The Butler August 14
Fri, July 26, 2013

The Wexner Center for the Arts will host the Columbus premiere of Lee Daniels’ The Butler, the latest film from Academy Award-nominated director Lee Daniels (Precious), on Wednesday, August 14 at 6:...

A Wexner Center World Tour: A Summer Abroad '13
Tue, June 25, 2013

Movies from around the globe—and visit from a pair of world-renowned cinema collaborators—are a part of A Summer Abroad ’13, the Wexner Center’s two-month international film series, which begins July 5. The 21-...

Jane B. par Agnès V.

See iconic actress Jane Birkin through the eyes of filmmaker Agnès Varda in a special double feature on Saturday, October 10. 

The Decline of Western Civilization

Don't miss your chance to see filmmaker Penelope Spheeris introduce her iconic The Decline of Western Civilization on Friday, October 23—get your tickets now.