Recent Press Releases

2012–’13 Wexner Center Artist Residency Award Recipients Announced in All Programming Areas
Thu, May 24, 2012

Columbus, OH— The Wexner Center is pleased to announce the 2012–13 Artist Residency Awards recipients: in visual arts, painter Charline von Heyl; in film, Matt Porterfield; and in performing arts, two ensemble groups—Bebe Miller Company and Palissimo, both...

AEP President Nick Akins Appointed to Wexner Center Foundation Board
Mon, Oct 10, 2011

October 10, 2011—The Wexner Center Foundation appointed Nick Akins, president of American Electric Power, to the board at its fall meeting at the Wexner Center for the Arts on October 6. Akins takes the place of outgoing trustee Carl English, vice chairman of...

Mellon Foundation Grant awarded to Wexner Center to support art and artists of Brazil
Mon, Feb 7, 2011

Columbus, OH— February 7, 2011—The Wexner Center for the Arts and The Ohio State University  have been awarded a $782,300 grant  from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a multidisciplinary, four-year initiative focusing on...

Zoom: Family Film Festival Returns
Wed, Nov 17, 2010

7th Annual Festival Includes Sesame Street, Charlie Chaplin, Animation Galore,

Breakfast Pajama Party, Ice Cream Social, Art Activities, and More

The Wexner Center’s popular Zoom: Family Film...

Wexner Center Presents Six Solos
Wed, Oct 27, 2010

Six Rising Artists in Six Resonant Multimedia Projects, On View Inside and Out

Opens in Conjunction with 21st Anniversary...

Wexner Center and Ohio State Receive Creative Campus Grant
Tue, Oct 12, 2010

Support Earmarked for Cross-Disciplinary Research & Development of Multimedia Theater Work About Mortgage Crisis

October 7, 2010—Columbus, OH—From an application field of 140 campuses, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State...

Wexner Center Hosts U.S. Premiere Of 2010 European Dance “Production of the Year”
Thu, Sep 23, 2010

"This could be the best production of the season.... It succeeds in knocking us off our feet."—De Standaard (Belgium), on les ballets C de la B’s Out of Context—for Pina

Columbus, OH—The leading European dance theater ensemble les ballets C de...

Wexner Center and Franklin Park Conservatory Collaborate for Unique Audio Play
Mon, Sep 13, 2010

Columbus, OH—With a special theatrical experience that is also a stroll in the park, the Wexner Center for the Arts and Franklin Park Conservatory will co-present Susurrus, an audio play designed for botanical gardens by Glasgow playwright and director David...

First Museum Survey of Mark Bradford Extended
Sun, July 11, 2010

Two-Year Cross-Country Tour to Four Museums Follows

“Stunning....profound and powerful.”—The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center has announced a...

Wexner Center Presale Period Begins for Fall Events
Sun, July 11, 2010

Performing Arts, Films, Public Talks Announced

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center for the Arts is pleased to launch its presale period for fall performing arts and select film and visiting filmmaker events. Tickets are on sale now through September 6 for Wexner Center members; tickets...

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.