You are here

Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center Announces Artist Residency Awards for 2017-18
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University announces its Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipients for 2017–18.

A total of $200,000 is invested each year in the work of contemporary artists across the center’s three...

Artists William Kentridge and Anita Witek complete winter exhibition schedule at the Wexner Center
Thu, Nov 2, 2017

Columbus, Ohio—The Wexner Center for the Arts, the multidisciplinary contemporary arts center at The Ohio State University, will bracket its presentation of All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion with two distinct installations: a much-admired work by William...

All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion comes to the Wexner Center for the Arts
Thu, Oct 26, 2017

“He did fashion for a long time, and he expressed himself full throttle.”—Simon Doonan, New York Times

Columbus, Ohio—For winter 2018, much of the Wexner Center for the Arts will be decked in plaid, tie dye, sequins, beads, fine embroidery, and faux fur. ...

Wexner Center receives two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts
Wed, June 28, 2017

The Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University has received two awards from the National Endowment for the Arts in its second round of funding for fiscal year 2017. The Wex is the only organization in Ohio to receive grants in two separate categories, totaling $60...

Wexner Center summer film series spotlights rarely screened gems by Hollywood icons
Wed, May 17, 2017

On Thursday, July 6, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University debuts its summer film series for 2017, The New Hollywood: Deep Cuts 1967–78. The 16-film program, which runs through August 24, highlights under-seen and underappreciated gems from “The...

Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life arrives September 16
Mon, Apr 3, 2017

“Some of her images have become just about as iconic as the Hollywood ones she once riffed on, forming a new view of femininity in a postmodern age.” —New York Times

...

Wexner Center names new director of performing arts
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Lane Czaplinski will assume the position of director of performing arts at the Wexner Center for the Arts, effective June 1. Czaplinski will succeed Charles Helm, the Wex’s current performing arts director, who will retire June 30 after 26 extraordinary years with the center.

...

Gray Matters makes its world premiere May 20
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Columbus, OhioMay 20–July 30, 2017, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University will debut Gray Matters, a multifaceted survey of 37 contemporary women artists who have explored the practice of creating en grisaille...

The Wexner Center celebrates film preservation with Cinema Revival
Mon, Jan 9, 2017

(Don't Look Back image, courtesy...

Fallen Fruit Descends on Columbus
Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Columbus, OH–In partnership with the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Los Angeles-based art collaborative project Fallen Fruit, led by artists David Allen Burns and Austin Young, has launched a multi-part project steeped in the...

PARKING UPDATE: Construction at 15th and High. For more information click here.

Sign up to receive center event updates directly in your inbox.

Enjoy an array of benefits including free gallery admission, ticket discounts, and more.

Find us, follow us, and continue the conversation wherever you are online.

Your support makes a meaningful difference!