Recent Press Releases

Wex Drive-In Series Kicks Off June 18 with The Wolf Man

Thu, June 11, 2009

Free Movie, Free Jeni’s, A DJ, and More

Now a summer tradition attracting hundreds of visitors, the Wex Drive-In outdoor film series kicks off Thursday, June 18, on the Wexner Center Plaza, 15th Avenue and High Street, with the 1941 monster classic The Wolf Man. Admission is free....

First U.S. Retrospective of the Work of Luc Tuymans Debuts at Wexner Center in September, Followed by 4-Venue Tour

Thu, May 28, 2009

Exhibition Offers Unprecedented Overview of the Artist’s Career and Influence

Columbus, OH—The first U.S. retrospective of the work of Belgian contemporary artist Luc Tuymans—and the most comprehensive presentation of the his work to date—will...

Wexner Center and SFMOMA to Present First U.S. Retrospective of the Work of Luc Tuymans

Thu, May 14, 2009

Unprecedented Overview of the Artist’s Career and Influence

The first U.S. retrospective of the work of Belgian contemporary artist Luc Tuymans—and the most comprehensive presentation of the his work to date—will debut at the Wexner Center for...

World Premiere of Documentary about Comic Book Artist Jeff Smith 

Thu, May 14, 2009

The Wexner Center presents the world premiere of Columbus filmmaker Ken Mills’ documentary feature The Cartoonist: Jeff Smith, Bone, and the Changing Face of Comics on Friday, May 22 at 7 pm in the Film/Video Theater, with a booksigning beginning at 6 pm in the Wexner Center Store. The...

Tweet&Greet with Psychedelic Soul Outfit King Khan and the Shrines

Fri, May 8, 2009

MAY 14 AT THE WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Hosted By @WEXARTS and @OSUKIPS

 

COLUMBUS — In a whole new tweeting of the minds, the Wexner Center for the Arts and Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at Ohio State are joining forces for a Tweet&...

New Wex Curators Talk Art Collecting in “Bare Walls” Event

Thu, Apr 30, 2009

GenWex, the Wexner Center’s young patron group, will present the panel discussion Bare Walls: An Intro to Art Collecting on Thursday, May 7 in the Wexner Center Performance Space. The evening will be hosted by Wex exhibition curators Catharina Manchanda and Christopher Bedford, and introduced...

14th Annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase to Feature 33 Independently Produced Works

Wed, Apr 29, 2009

Wide Range of Genres, Themes, and Ages Selected

The Ohio film and videomakers who will participate in the Wexner Center’s annual Ohio Short Film & Video Showcase—which takes place at the Wexner Center May 9—have been announced. The showcase, now in its 14th year, is an open...

Summer Films at the Wexner Center Announced

Wed, Apr 15, 2009

Wex Drive-In Returns with Free Outdoor Movies; Indoor “Soundtrack”
Series Has Double Features, Package Deal

The Wexner Center announced its two summer film series
via a live stream today: Wex Drive-In (the outdoor movie series, now in its fourth year) and Soundtrack...

Wexner Center Store First, Exclusive Retailer of Chris Marker DVD

Fri, Apr 10, 2009

The Wexner Center Store is again the exclusive retail home (for a limited time) for a DVD by legendary French filmmaker Chris Marker. Icarus Films’ latest DVD release of a Marker film, A Grin Without a Cat, will be available from the WC Store (both in-store and online) for one month (through...

Project Fashion Show Offers Fun, Thrifty Alternative This Mother’s Day Weekend

Thu, Apr 9, 2009

The Wexner Center is hosting a two-day, create-your-own Project Fashion Show extravaganza May 9-10, designed to bring different generations together in a fun alternative for Mother’s Day weekend. The workshops are free and open to the public.

In this program, designed and led by...