Recent Press Releases

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Wexner Center holding “15 Seconds of Fame” TV commercial contest for Warhol show
Wed, Aug 6, 2008

Calling all Warhol fans, iMovie jockeys, and aspiring video directors: In the spirit of Warhol’s  “15 minutes of fame” prediction, the Wexner Center is offering the public chance create a 15-second TV commercial for the upcoming Wexner Center exhibition Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other...

New Trustee Appointed to Wexner Center Foundation Board
Thu, July 31, 2008

At its meeting on May 20, 2008, the Wexner Center Foundation board appointed a new trustee: Carl L. English of American Electric Power.

As Chief Operating Officer for AEP, English is responsible for all of the company’s utility business operations. Prior to his current position,...

Wexner Center Presents Comprehensive Stanley Kubrick Retrospective in July And August 
Tue, June 17, 2008

Series to Include All of Kubrick's Feature Films and Screening of 2001 in 70mm

In July and August, the Wexner Center presents a 10-night, 13-film retrospective of acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Kubrick’s work, including a rare 70mm screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey...

Wexner Center Store Offers Ohio-Grown Merchandise
Thu, June 12, 2008

New “It Came From Ohio” online store features selections from former and current Columbus residents and OSU alumni


In an effort to focus attention on locally designed products, the Wexner Center Store has launched an It Came From Ohio mini-store on its website....

Wex Drive-in Returns This Summer
Wed, May 21, 2008

Free Film Parties Light Up the Wex Plaza and the Ohio Statehouse Lawn

For the third year in a row, the Wexner Center is bringing the big screen outside for the Wex Drive-in Outdoor Film Fest series of free open-air film screenings on the Wexner Center Plaza, 15th Avenue and High...

Irish Theater Ensemble Heats Up Oedipal Complex in Multimedia, Punk Rock Version of Classic Tale
Mon, May 12, 2008

U.S. Premiere

“Wickedly funny and wonderfully theatrical.”—Irish Times (Dublin)

Dublin’s leading avant-garde theater ensemble, Pan Pan, will perform the U.S. premiere of Oedipus Loves You—a savvy, punk rock update of Sophocles’ classic drama about the ultimate dysfunctional...

Leading Artists and Writers to Discuss Past And Present Status of Women in the Arts
Sat, May 10, 2008

3rd Annual Wexner Center Director’s Dialogue on Art and Social Change

Columbus, OH—Leading artists and writers will convene at the Wexner Center on Wednesday, May 21 for the third annual Director’s Dialogue on Art and Social Change. This year’s Dialogue is “After the Revolution,” and...

80 Original Drawings by Bone Creator Jeff Smith on View at Wexner Center This Summer 
Mon, May 5, 2008

Concurrent Show at Cartoon Research Library Features Work Created by Smith While a Student at Ohio State 

Columbus, OH—Jeff Smith: Bone and Beyond, the first museum exhibition of work by the influential, Columbus-based comic book artist and writer—best known for his...

Mary Heilmann’s Vibrant Paintings Come to Columbus for Only Midwest Stop
Wed, Apr 30, 2008

" . . . often joy–inducing and sometimes breathtaking."—Artforum, on Heilmann’s work

Columbus, OH—Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone, the first retrospective of the work of influential New York–based painter Mary Heilmann, will be presented in the Wexner Center Galleries May 10–August 3,...

Artist Jane Hammond’s Installation of Leaves Representing Fallen Soldiers in Iraq Come to Wexner Center This May

Wed, Apr 30, 2008

Columbus, OH—Jane Hammond: Fallen, a nationally touring installation, featuring a large field of colorful, handmade leaves—each inscribed with the name of a U.S. soldier killed in Iraq—comes to the Wexner Center May 10–August 3, 2008.

 The leaves in the piece—each handmade...

Ballet Boys

Enjoy 25% off purchases and complimentary gift-wrapping in the Wexner Center Store, a free film screening, an exclusive gallery tour, and more during Member Appreciation Days, coming up December 3–6.

Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26; Heirloom Café will remain closed on Friday, November 27.