Recent Press Releases

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...

Groundbreaking Mark Bradford Microsite Shortlisted for Cannes Cyber Lion Award
Wed, June 23, 2010

Columbus, OH—, a microsite devoted to artist Mark Bradford and the exhibition of his work now on view at the Wexner Center for the Arts, is on the shortlist for a Cannes Cyber Lion award at the Cannes Lions 57th International Advertising...

First Wex Drive-In of the Summer Coming Up June 17
Thu, June 10, 2010

The fifth annual Wex Drive-In series kicks off next Thursday, June 17, outdoors on the Wexner Center Plaza, with Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Hundreds of people attend these popular summertime events. Admission is free.


Wexner Center Spearheads Kurosawa Tribute in June
Thu, May 27, 2010

“His influence on filmmakers throughout the entire world is so profound as to be almost incomparable.”—Martin Scorsese

On the occasion of the 100-year anniversary of the legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s birth, the Wexner Center is paying...

Shelley Bird Appointed to Wexner Center Foundation Board
Wed, May 12, 2010

May 11, 2010—The Wexner Center Foundation board has appointed Shelley Bird, executive vice president of public affairs at Cardinal Health, as its newest trustee.

At Cardinal Health, a Fortune 17 health care services company based in Dublin, OH...

Farmers’ Market on Campus The Market at 15th & High Kicks Off May 27
Thu, Apr 29, 2010

The Wayward Seed Farm and the Wexner Center for the Arts have joined forces to present The Market at 15th & High, an outdoor farmers’ market on the Wexner Center Plaza Thursdays from 4 to 7 pm, May 27 through October 28. The largest of its kind in the...

Mark Bradford Featured in First Museum Survey
Wed, Apr 28, 2010

New Works Developed as Part of Residency

Catalogue, Microsite Accompany Show

Two-Year Cross-Country Tour to Follow Columbus Debut


Mark Bradford Microsite Launched to Enhance Exhibition
Wed, Apr 28, 2010

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center for the Arts, in partnership with Resource Interactive, has just launched an educational multimedia microsite devoted to acclaimed Los Angeles– based artist Mark Bradford and the survey exhibition of his work that premieres at...

Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies at the Wex

Learn more about our four-day celebration of the Film/Video Studio here (then grab a Festival Pass for admission to all screenings and conversations here). 

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.