Recent Press Releases

Wexner Center Website Redesigned, New Patron Features Added

Tue, Oct 7, 2008

Bigger Site Highlights Social Media, Audio/Video, Breaking News, More

In conjunction with partner Resource Interactive, the Wexner Center for the Arts has redesigned its website at http://wexarts.org. The overarching goal for the new site is to deepen the user experience, before and...

Six Next@Wex Shows Coming in October & November

Mon, Oct 6, 2008

"America's top model for how modern music should be respected equally with the other 'high' arts."— Manny Theiner, Pittsburgh City Paper on the Next@Wex series

 

The Next@Wex series this fall at the Wexner Center includes a wide range of music. With a returning...

Documentaries on Gay And Lesbian Education in Elementary Schools to Screen at the Wexner Center

Wed, Oct 1, 2008

Panel Discussion and Reception to Follow

On Tuesday, October 7, the groundbreaking documentary It’s Elementary and the follow-up It’s Still Elementary will screen at the Wexner Center for the Arts.

Debra Chasnoff’s It's Elementary—Talking About Gay Issues in School—screened...

Wexner Center Announces Fourth Annual International Performing Arts Series for Families

Mon, Sep 29, 2008

4-Show Series Includes Groups From Switzerland, Canada, and the U.S., with Special Engagement by Dan Zanes

Now in its fourth year, the International Performing Arts Series for Families at the Wexner Center once again offers innovative theater, dance, and music from around the globe...

Retrospective: David Lean Film Series Comes to Wex

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

The Wexner Center is devoting a monthlong retrospective in October to the films of David Lean, giant among British filmmakers and the director of Lawrence of Arabia (shown here in 70mm) and The Bridge On the River Kwai.  The 11-film series Retrospective: David Lean kicks off with the 1946...

Experimental Filmmaker Phil Solomon to Introduce Series of Grand Theft Auto Films

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

Installation Also on View for One Week

 

Kicking off three evenings of screenings, experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon will visit the Wexner Center for the Arts on Wednesday, October 1 to...

Bebe Miller Company Returns with World Premiere

Thu, Sep 18, 2008

Show Is Culmination of Longterm Creative Residency at Wexner Center and OSU

Award-winning choreographer and Ohio State dance professor Bebe Miller and her dance company return to the Wexner Center to perform the world premiere of the multimedia dance work Necessary Beauty...

Correction To Luc Tuymans Catalogue

Sun, Sep 14, 2008

The media line for the Luc Tuymans painting Gaskamer (pictured here) in the catalogue for the Luc Tuymans exhibition was omitted. The entire credit should read as follows.

Luc Tuymans

Gaskamer (Gas Chamber)

1986 Oil on...

Innovative Partnership Forged at Cutting Edge of Art, Fashion

Tue, Sep 9, 2008

Express Named Lead Sponsor for Wexner Center’s Warhol Show

Columbus—With an innovative combined gift of financial and viral marketing support, leading fashion retailer Express has come in as the lead sponsor for the Wexner Center exhibition Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms...

Indie Star Performs Velvet Underground Tribute Opening Day of the Warhol Exhibition

Mon, Sep 8, 2008

Kicking off the Warhol exhibition and the performing arts season, the Wexner Center presents Robert Forster Plays the Velvet Underground on Saturday, September 13 at 8 pm during the opening weekend of the Wexner Center exhibition Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms. One of the founders of...