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Public Programs

Wexner Center for the Arts

Hosted by 12 1/4 Circle

GenWex Presents

Programs developed by and for the Wexner Center's young patrons' group.

Thu, Nov 16, 2006 5:30 PM

Everyone's invited to celebrate the Wexner Center's multifaceted programming at this festive free reception hosted by the 12 1/4 Circle. Enjoy complimentary snacks and cash bar by Barley's Brewing Company, then make your way to tonight's attractions.

• Take a docent-led gallery tour of the current exhibitions at 5:30 and 6:30 PM
The exhibitions are on view tonight until 8 PM.

• Tour the Wexner Center's Art and Technology facility at 6 PM
(an advanced video studio and editing suite)

• Hear animator John Canemaker introduce a selection of his works at 7 PM

• Drop in the Wexner Center Store, open until 7 PM.

You can also visit Ohio State's Cartoon Research Library and see its current exhibition, Sugar and Spice: Little Girls in the Funnies. This show from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in Santa Rosa, California, looks at female characters in comics before and after Peanuts. (The entrance to the library is just up the grid walkway from the Wexner Center's own entrance.)

additional image credit

Jeff Koons
Balloon Dog, 1994-2001
Stainless steel with transparent color coating
121 x 143 x 45 in.
The Broad Art Foundation

Installation view at the Wexner Center
Photo: Nathan Robinson

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.