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Leading Artists and Writers Discuss Identity and Race

Mon, Mar 19, 2007

2nd Annual Wexner Center Director’s Dialogue on Art and Social Change

“Blackness—like Malcolm X said about whiteness—is a state of mind. There is no consensus on what it means and each individual and generation has to renegotiate its meaning.”—...

Karole Armitage’s Vibrant Dance Company Makes Columbus Debut at Wexner Center

Mon, Mar 12, 2007

"A winner...what sticks in the memory is the personality of the dance and the dancers." —New York Times

Columbus, OH—Armitage Gone! Dance, renowned choreographer Karole Armitage’s company, makes its...

Muppetstm, Music & Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy At Wexner Center March 17, 24

Mon, Mar 5, 2007

Rare Collection of Movies, TV Shows, Archival Footage, Experimental Works To Be Featured over Two Separate Saturdays

COLUMBUS, OH–The Wexner Center presents Muppets, Music & Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy on...

Bill Frisell’s Disfarmer Project Debuts at Wexner Center

Tue, Feb 20, 2007

Wexner Center Commission Inspired by Work of Photographer Mike Disfarmer

Guitarist Bill Frisell, along with violinist Jenny Scheinman and lap steel guitar player Greg Leisz, perform the world premiere of Musical Portraits from Heber Spring:...

This March the Wexner Center Hosts Three-Day Film Festival Devoted to New Queer Cinema

Thu, Feb 15, 2007

The Wexner Center presents Out @ Wex, Thursday–Saturday, March 1–3. A cinematic celebration of innovative queer filmmaking, this three–day, seven-film festival includes visiting filmmakers, a celebration party, and a tribute to Strand Releasing. Founded in...

Renowned Architect Thom Mayne to Deliver Fourth Annual Deedee and Herb Glimcher Lecture

Thu, Feb 15, 2007

“Critics are calling Thom Mayne...a maverick. One look at his buildings and you can see why. America's ‘bad boy’ of architecture just loves to shake things up.”—Jackie Craven, About Architecture

This year’s DeeDee and Herb Glimcher Lecture at...

Cam’s On Campus Opens at Wexner Center

Fri, Feb 9, 2007

The Wexner Center for the Arts and Cameron Mitchell Catering Company announce a new creative partnership: Cam’s on Campus. This destination café—which is intended to appeal to the university community and the general public alike—is open Monday–Friday 8 am–4...

Deadline March 30 for 12th Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase

Tue, Jan 30, 2007

Call for Entries

Youth Division Also Planned

The Wexner Center is now accepting entries for the 12th annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase. The showcase provides Ohio’s independent media artists a chance to ...

New Session of Art & Environment Kicks Off This Week

Thu, Jan 25, 2007

Innovative Program for High School Students Integrated into Curricula

“This is a beautiful, beautiful example right here in Columbus of how universities and...

SITI Company World Premieres Radio Macbeth at Wexner Center

Thu, Jan 18, 2007

Theater Company Returns for Sixth Creative Residency

New York’s SITI Company returns to the Wexner Center for its sixth creative residency to finalize its latest production, Radio ...

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

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