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Recent Press Releases

Third Annual Out@Wex Festival Devoted to New Queer Cinema 

Thu, Feb 26, 2009

The Wexner Center presents the third annual Out@Wex film festival, a celebration of innovative filmmaking around GLBT issues and subject matter, Thursday–Saturday, March 12–14. The festival features seven films, a party on Friday, and a Q&A session with...

Wexner Center to Host Cleveland Film Fest Preview Party

Thu, Feb 26, 2009

In a first-time collaboration, the Wexner Center will serve as the host venue for the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) Columbus Preview Party, followed by a screening of The Secret of the Grain on Friday, March 6.

For this free public reception at 6 PM, special guests...

UK’s Theater Co. Improbable Arrives for World Premiere

Tue, Feb 24, 2009

“Improbable is one of the brilliant faces of British theatre.”—The Observer

The ever-inventive London-based theater company Improbable is back in Columbus this week for the world premiere of Panic from March 4 to 7, 2009, the culmination of two creative residencies supported by a...

Rising and Established Filmmakers Visit the Wex

Mon, Feb 23, 2009

The Wexner Center will host an especially full roster of visiting filmmakers in the coming weeks and months, including Nina Paley, whose rich animated feature Sita Sings the Blues has been called Bollywood meets Betty Boop; Ellen Kuras, whose documentary The Betrayal was nominated for an Oscar...

Warhol Foundation Grants $75,000 to Robin Rhode Exhibition at Wexner Center

Mon, Feb 16, 2009

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, whose mission—as per Andy Warhol’s wishes—is to foster innovative artistic expression by supporting cultural organizations that support experimental artists, has provided a $75,000 grant in support of the Wexner Center’s exhibition Catch Air:...

Nancy Kramer Appointed to Wexner Center Foundation Board

Mon, Feb 16, 2009

At its meeting February 3 at the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Wexner Center Foundation appointed Nancy Kramer, founder and CEO of Resource Interactive, to the board of trustees.

Over the last 28 years, Kramer has built Resource into an award-winning, nationally recognized digital...

British Artist Presents Sound Installation

Mon, Feb 16, 2009

"A fascinating counterpoint of sound and light...of constantly shifting patterns."—The Independent (UK)

Siren, a whirling, spinning spectacle of sound and light, will be presented at the Wexner Center Thursday–Saturday, February 26–28 at 8 pm. The sound installation, by British...

da da kamera Debuts A Beautiful View, a Play about Modern Love

Sun, Feb 8, 2009

Canadian Theater Company Returns for a Creative Residency, World Premiere

“A new Daniel MacIvor play is always exciting.”—Now

Toronto-based theater company da da kamera returns to the Wexner Center for a three-week creative...

Target and Wexner Center Partner to Bring Children from Big Brothers Big Sisters to Theater Show by Scottish Troupe

Sat, Feb 7, 2009

As part of its support for the Wexner Center’s production of The Happy Prince this Sunday—the first show in the Center’s new International Performing Arts Series for Families—Target will collaborate with the Wexner Center to provide free tickets and a juice-...

Media Advisory: Author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man to Speak

Tue, Feb 3, 2009

John Perkins, author of New York Times bestseller Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, will present the lecture Transforming Turmoil into a New Economy on Thursday, February 5 at 7 pm in the Wexner Center’s Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St. at 15th Ave., on the campus of The Ohio State...