Recent Press Releases

Cinema Italiano Lights Up the Big Screens This Summer at the Wex
Mon, Apr 26, 2010

It’s all Italy, all the time on the big screens at the Wexner Center this summer—indoor and out. Both the outdoor Wex Drive-In series on the plaza and the indoor series fall under the umbrella title A Summer Abroad...

Site-Specific Piece by Philadelphia Photographer Zoe Strauss in Wexner Center’s Cafe
Mon, Apr 26, 2010

“Strauss registers moments of ebullience and sensitivity that transcend the bleakness of circumstance.” – Julia Bryan-Wilson, Artforum

A new site-specific piece by Philadelphia-based photographer Zoe Strauss—titled Works for Columbus, OH—is on...

35 Ohio Filmmakers Chosen for Ohio Shorts Event May 8
Thu, Apr 22, 2010

Youth and Adult Divisions Encompass a Wide Range of Genres, by Filmmakers from All Corners of the State

Columbus—The Wexner Center is pleased to announce the 35 selected Ohio filmmakers—from 15 cities and towns across the state—whose short...

Artists Mark Bradford and Aminah Robinson in Conversation
Thu, Apr 22, 2010

As a prelude to the forthcoming exhibition of the work of Mark Bradford, the Wexner Center presents A Conversation with Mark Bradford and Aminah Robinson on Monday, May 3 at 7 pm in Mershon Auditorium. During this free public event, moderated by Wexner Center...

Acclaimed Animator Lewis Klahr Celebrated
Tue, Apr 6, 2010

Residency Award Helped Fund Creation of New Films

Monthlong Series Pairs Klahr’s Works with Other Films of His Choice;

Public Discussions; DVDs To Be Exclusively Available at Wex

“In the age of industrial sound and...

GenWex presents: OFF THE GRID 
Tue, Apr 6, 2010

Mega-Party at Wex Saturday, April 10

For its annual big fundraising event, GenWex—the Wexner Center’s young patrons’ group—hosts Off the Grid on Saturday, April 10 from 9 pm to 2 am throughout the Wexner Center for the Arts. Hundreds of people are expected to attend. Details follow...

Global Architect David Adjaye to Deliver Glimcher Lecture at Wexner Center
Thu, Mar 25, 2010

“A rising star in the architecture world.”

—Nicolai Ouroussoff in The New York Times (May 3, 2009), on Adjaye

“A change agent.”

—EBONY magazine on Adjaye, in its Power 150 issue (Dec. 09/Jan. 10)

“Making a mark on...

Director’s Dialogue on Art and Social Change: Climate and Culture
Tue, Mar 16, 2010

Columbus, OH—Leading artists and environmentalists convene in the Wexner Center’s Film/Video Theater Wednesday, March 31 at 7 pm for the annual Director’s Dialogue on Art and Social Change. This year’s topic, Climate and Culture, explores how artists and...

Rare North American Tour by Famed Japanese Choreographer Opens at Wexner Center April 16
Mon, Mar 15, 2010

“An uninterrupted reverie.....fascinating”—Liberation (Paris)

Columbus, OH—Japanese choreographer, designer, and dancer Saburo Teshigawara, who performs as KARAS, opens a rare North American tour of his latest work, Miroku, at the Wexner...

A Glowing Garden for Families
Mon, Mar 15, 2010

Five Public Performances of Digital, Interactive Theatrical

Spectacle Marks Return of Popular Italian Group

“It’s about theater as a shared experience.”—Tony Reekie, director of the Bank of Scotland’s Children’s Festival

Back by popular demand, Italy’s Compagnia T...

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.