Recent Press Releases

Film Production Designer Alex Mcdowell to Deliver Glimcher Lecture at Wexner Center

Thu, Mar 19, 2009

Films Include Watchmen, Fight Club, Minority Report

Hollywood production designer Alex McDowell—best known for his work on the films Fight Club and Minority Report, and most recently Watchmen—will present the sixth annual Glimcher Lecture on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 pm in the Wexner...

Opening Events, Press Hour, Panel Discussions, and More for New Spring Exhibitions at Wexner Center

Wed, Mar 18, 2009

The Wexner Center’s spring exhibitions open April 1 and 2, each with related events that week (see schedule, below). The exhibitions, on view to the public April 2–July 26, 2009, are: Catch Air: Robin Rhode, the first substantial solo  show in a U.S. museum by the South African artist (...

Wexner Center Presents South African Artist Robin Rhode in First Substantial U.S. Museum Survey

Tue, Mar 17, 2009

Columbus, OH—Catch Air: Robin Rhode, organized by the Wexner Center and on view there April 2–July 26, 2009, will be the South African artist’s first substantial solo exhibition in the United States. The show will chart his development with about 20 key works from 1998 to the present. Rhode...

Landmark William Forsythe Exhibition at Wexner Center

Mon, Mar 16, 2009

Show Marks First Significant Group of Installations in U.S. by The Renowned Choreographer and 2002 Wexner Prize Recipient; Symposium, Performances Planned

The Wexner Center presents William Forsythe: Transfigurations, an exhibition of the installation works of vanguard American...

Wexner Center Heralds The Start of Baseball Season With 6th Year of Rare Baseball Films

Thu, Mar 12, 2009

Annual Screening Includes Seldom-Seen Footage of Baseball Greats

For the sixth year, the Wexner Center presents Rare Films from the Baseball Hall of Fame to commemorate the beginning of a new baseball season. This year’s edition, put together by Wexner film curator Dave Filipi,...

Award-Winning Filmmaker Premieres Debut Film at Wex

Thu, Mar 12, 2009

Steve McQueen Screening Hunger in Columbus Before Its New York Run

"Raw, Powerful Filmmaking."—The Guardian (UK)

 

British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen will visit the Wexner...

Radical Architecture Firm Coop Himmelb(L)Au Spotlighted in U.S. Debut of Exhibition

Wed, Mar 11, 2009

200 Models Covering Four Decades of Work Showcased

Columbus, OH—Showcasing the work of Viennese architecture firm COOP HIMMELB(L)AU from the past 40 years, the highly designed, internationally touring exhibition COOP HIMMELB(L)AU: Beyond the Blue makes its U.S. debut at the Wexner...

Bajofondo Makes Local Debut with Latin Dance Party

Fri, Mar 6, 2009

“Exhilarating...from first note to last.”—Village Voice on Bajofondo’s new release  Mar Dulce

Bajofondo, an eight-member avant-tango ensemble that incorporates contemporary electronica and hip hop rhythms, will play the Wexner Center Performance Space on Friday, April 3 at 9 PM...

Bajofondo Hace Su Debut Local con Fiesta de Baile Latino

Fri, Mar 6, 2009

“Estimulante...desde la primera hasta la última nota.”—Village Voice- sobre el nuevo

estreno de Bajofondo, Mar Dulce

Bajofondo, un conjunto de ocho miembros considerado de vanguardia-tango, que incorpora electrónica contemporánea y ritmos hip hop, se presentara en el Centro...

Grammy-Winning Family Rocker Dan Zanes to Perform

Tue, Mar 3, 2009

Five-Member Backup Band, Young Local Steel Drummers to Join Zanes

”Good ol’ fashioned pop music for all ages.”—Esquire, on Dan Zanes

The Wexner Center presents family-music superstar Dan Zanes and Friends in a special engagement Saturday, March 28 at 11 am in Mershon...