Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center announces Artist Residency Awards for 2015–16
Wed, July 8, 2015

The Wexner Center is pleased to announce its 2015–16 Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipients in all programming areas. An essential part of the center’s role as a creative research laboratory for artists, the Artist Residency...

After Picasso: 80 Contemporary Artists examines the master's legacy through array of work by diverse international talents
Mon, June 8, 2015

Columbus, OH—This fall, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present After Picasso: 80 Contemporary Artists, an expansive show tracing Pablo Picasso’s potent legacy and persistent impact...

Wexner Center names chief marketing and brand leaders
Tue, June 2, 2015

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center announced today the appointment of Arthur Ryel-Lindsey as director of marketing & communications and Erica Anderson as director of creative services. Ryel-Lindsey, who begins at the center in July, has risen through the ranks at Tribeca Enterprises...

Free Wex Drive-In outdoor films return June 18 with Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited
Mon, May 4, 2015

Columbus, OH—Enjoy the big screen under the stars this summer with the return of the always-popular (and always free) Wex Drive-In series, which kicks off Thursday, June 18, on the Wexner Center Plaza with Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited...

Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes opens May 16
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Columbus, OH—originally published January 22, 2015—Opening in May, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes, an exhibition of...

First retrospective of boundary-pushing artist Jack Whitten opens in May
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

“Celebrates...a career dedicated to infusing abstraction with political and social content.”—ARTNews

Columbus, OH—originally posted January 22, 2015—Jack Whitten: Five Decades of...

20th annual Ohio Shorts selections announced
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center is pleased to announce the Ohio filmmakers whose films and videos will be screened at the Ohio Shorts adult and youth division showcase this Saturday, April 25, at 7 pm. The 20 works selected for this year’s showcase include a wide range...

World premiere from Ann Hamilton and SITI Company
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Columbus, OH—Next month, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present the world premiere of the theater is a blank page, an immersive performance created by renowned visual artist Ann Hamilton and theater innovators SITI Company. The production, the first full...

Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration begins February 25
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

The Wexner Center for the Arts is thrilled to introduce Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration, a new series celebrating recently revitalized and restored classic, experimental, animated, and...

Statewide call for entries to Ohio Shorts 2015
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Calling all Ohio film- and video-makers! The Wexner Center is now accepting submissions for the Ohio Shorts 2015 juried short film and video festival, for both the Adult and Youth divisions. Entries for this event will be accepted through Monday, March 30 at 5 pm. New to Ohio Shorts this year...

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.

Fall 2015 preview

Tickets are now available for our knockout fall season—this is one you won't want to miss.