Recent Press Releases

Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil Opens February 1

Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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February 1–April 20, 2014, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present the major exhibition Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil...

Dias & Riedweg, O Espelho e a Tarde, 2011

Via Brasil Goes Online with New Website

Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Columbus, OH—January 3, 2014—As it readies for the culmination of Via Brasil, a multiyear initiative exploring the art and culture of Brazil, the Wexner...

Retrospective: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Italian 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...

Pier Paolo Pasolini

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...

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...

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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 (...

Zoom Family Film Festival

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...

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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...

Steven Holl