Adults

Lucy Lippard
Oct 23

Hear from art critic, curator, and activist Lucy Lippard, one of the most influential voices in contemporary art for over 50 years. 

Robert Storr
Nov 3

Explore the past, present, and future of figurative painting in this year’s Lambert Family Lecture, featuring celebrated contemporary artist Carroll Dunham and Robert Storr, guest curator of Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Robert Storr
Nov 3

Explore the past, present, and future of figurative painting in this year’s Lambert Family Lecture, featuring celebrated contemporary artist Carroll Dunham and Robert Storr, guest curator of Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Kerry James Marshall
Nov 7

Dynamic Chicago-based artist, MacArthur Fellow, and past Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipient Kerry James Marshall visits to discuss his career and the importance of art education.

Zadie Smith
Nov 13

“Smith has an astonishing intellect. She writes sharp dialogue for every age and race—and she’s funny as hell.”—Newsweek

Programs for Adults

The Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University is America's only fully multidisciplinary contemporary arts center rooted in a major research university. Our programs bring in leading artists and world-class scholars. And they're all waiting for you.

You can hear from filmmakers and choreographers in lectures and discussions or Q&A sessions before or after selected screenings and performances. Learn from Ohio State faculty and visiting scholars in gallery talks and symposia, and interact with notable authors at Writers' Readings and book signings. Take free guided tours of our building and current exhibitions, with plenty of time for questions. Check this page for current and upcoming programs for adults.

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Reserve your tickets now for Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection, on view through Dec 31. Learn more about the exhibition.

Artists featured in Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Learn more about the artists represented in Transfigurations at our dedicated website. (Educators will also find curriculum resources to support their K–12 classrooms.)