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A Glowing Garden for Families

Mon, Mar 15, 2010

Five Public Performances of Digital, Interactive Theatrical

Spectacle Marks Return of Popular Italian Group

“It’s about theater as a shared experience.”—Tony Reekie, director of the Bank of Scotland’s Children’s Festival

Back by popular demand, Italy’s...

Member Registration for Summer Youth and Teen Workshops at the Wex Opens March 1

Wed, Feb 24, 2010

Public Registration Period Opens March 15

Registration for the Wexner Center’s popular summer workshops for youth and teens opens March 1 for Wexner Center members at the Household level and above, and March 15 for the general public.

These innovative half-day, weeklong...

Hybrid Video Theater Production Based on Hitchcock’s Classic Film Rope Premieres at Wexner Center

Mon, Feb 22, 2010

Columbus, OH—New York-based new media artist, director, and designer Reid Farrington will debut his hybrid video/theater work Gin & “It” at the Wexner Center March 4-7, 2010. Developed through the support of a 2009-’10 Wexner Center Residency Award, this...

Fourth Annual Out@Wex Festival Showcases New Queer Cinema

Tue, Feb 2, 2010

The Wexner Center presents the fourth annual Out@Wex film festival, featuring films from around the world that explore and celebrate GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender) issues and subject matter. Slated for March 4–6, 2010 (Thursday through Saturday...

French Artist Cyprien Gaillard Featured at Wexner Center

Mon, Jan 25, 2010

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center presents Cyprien Gaillard: Disquieting Landscapes, a selection of films and large-scale photographs made between 2005 and 2008 by the French artist. This body of work, showcasing Gaillard’s interest in a rereading of contemporary...

Sports and Masculinity Explored in Art

Mon, Jan 25, 2010

Group Exhibition Hard Targets Offers Provocative Look at Spectacle, Rituals, and Archetypes

Columbus, OH—The multimedia exhibition Hard Targets, on view January 30– April 11, 2010 at the Wexner Center, surveys provocative artworks produced over the last 25 years that take...

Ethereal New Sculptural Installation Plays with Color & Light

Mon, Jan 25, 2010

On view now through April 11, 2010 in the lower lobby near the Wexner Center’s café: a new sculptural installation by Brooklyn-based artist Alyson Shotz, titled Standing Wave. Commissioned by the Wexner Center, the work—made of an acrylic material that...

Wex Examines State of Food with “Field & Screen” Monthlong Festival of Films, Discussions, More

Thu, Jan 14, 2010

Addressing the timely topic of food production and consumption, the Wexner Center presents Field & Screen: Films about Our Food throughout the month of February. This series features films, discussions, and other activities that address the state of the...

Wexner Center Presents First Performance of Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s Legacy Tour

Wed, Jan 6, 2010

Event Includes Pre-Show Talk, Post-Show Q&A, Film, Web Reflections, More

“He has taught us something new and powerful about how to dance and how to live.” —Mikhail Baryshnikov, on the late Merce Cunningham

Columbus, OH—Choreographer Merce Cunningham, who died in July...

Major Wex Film Events in Next Two Weeks

Mon, Jan 4, 2010

Launch of Wex at Gateway and Visit by Peter Bogdanovich Kick Off New Year

In a first-time expansion of the number of screens it has at its disposal on a continuous basis, the Wexner Center will begin programming two screens at the newly named Gateway Film Center (GFC) on January 8....