Recent Press Releases

Robots and Androids from Japan Take the Stage at Wex
Fri, Jan 18, 2013

“Enthralling…not only with the state-of-the-art technology but also with its compelling humanist message.” —The Nation [Thailand] 

January 18, 2013—Columbus, OH—Japan’s long-held fascination with robots, androids, and artificial intelligence bears fruit in...

Statewide Call for Entries
Wex Accepting Submissions for Ohio Shorts 2013
Fri, Jan 18, 2013

Columbus, OHJanuary 18, 2013Calling all film and video makers! The Wexner Center is now accepting...

Josiah McElheny: Towards a Light Club
Wed, Dec 12, 2012

Josiah McElheny explores modernist ideas of utopia in kaleidoscopic film and luminous sculpture

The Wexner Center brings back internationally known artist Josiah McElheny for an exhibition of his new and recent work exploring modernist ideas of utopia. Josiah...

The Great Depression meets the Great Recession in More American Photographs
Wed, Dec 12, 2012

“Relevant and timely.”—Artillery Magazine (Los Angeles), on More American Photographs

The Wexner Center presents Depression-era photographs juxtaposed with recent photographs from the Great Recession in ...

Christian Marclay's The Clock makes Midwest Debut
Sun, Dec 9, 2012

“A true masterpiece.”—Blake Gopnik, The Daily Beast

“Thrilling.”—Geoff Dyer, Time

“Magnificent.”—Jackie Wullschlager, Financial Times

Field & Screen Returns by Popular Demand
Mon, Dec 3, 2012

December 3, 2012—Columbus, OH—Field & Screen, a film series now in its fourth year at the Wexner Center, returns with a full slate of films and other events to shed light on issues surrounding food and the environment, as well as the pleasures that can be...

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...

Ballet Boys

Enjoy 25% off purchases and complimentary gift-wrapping in the Wexner Center Store, a free film screening, an exclusive gallery tour, and more during Member Appreciation Days, coming up December 3–6.

Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26; Heirloom Café will remain closed on Friday, November 27.