Recent Press Releases

World Premiere of Quays' UN)MISTAKEN HANDS: EX VOTO F.H. on Nov 2

Wed, Sep 18, 2013

Columbus, OH—Pioneering filmmakers the Quay Brothers will debut UN)MISTAKEN HANDS: EX VOTO F.H., their latest short film, at the Wexner Center on Saturday, November 2 at 7 pm. Stephen and Timothy Quay are recipients of a 2013–14 Wexner...

Wexner Center's Fall Jazz Series Kicks off September 24

Mon, Sep 16, 2013

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center’s fall jazz series begins September 24 with Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas. Presented in our intimate Performance Space, the best room for jazz in town, these shows will offer an ideal hybrid of concert-quality sound and a cool club atmosphere. The intimate...

Blues for Smoke at the Wex this fall

Wed, Sep 11, 2013

“Blues isn’t a thing; it’s a set of feelings, a state of mind, maybe a state of grace.”

—New York Times on Blues for Smoke

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Jill Malusky Hired As Wexner Center Community Outreach & Marketing Manager

Wed, Aug 28, 2013

Jill Malusky is the new community outreach & marketing manager at the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University, effective tomorrow, August 29, 2013. Malusky previously served as director of education and community outreach for the Massillon...

Wexner Center hosts exclusive Midwest screening of Lee Daniels' The Butler August 14

Fri, July 26, 2013

The Wexner Center for the Arts will host the Columbus premiere of Lee Daniels’ The Butler, the latest film from Academy Award-nominated director Lee Daniels (Precious), on Wednesday, August 14 at 6:...

A Wexner Center World Tour: A Summer Abroad '13

Tue, June 25, 2013

Movies from around the globe—and visit from a pair of world-renowned cinema collaborators—are a part of A Summer Abroad ’13, the Wexner Center’s two-month international film series, which begins July 5. The 21-...

Fall 2013 Season Announced

Mon, June 24, 2013

Coming this fall to the Wexner Center for the Arts: Blues for Smoke, an exhibition that will fill the center’s galleries; a performance of WE'RE GONNA DIE by Young Jean Lee, whose theater company is the recipient of a Wexner Center Artist Residency Award; and the world...

Acclaimed War on Terror Documentary Dirty Wars Makes Columbus Debut July 10

Wed, June 5, 2013

The gripping new documentary Dirty Wars, which follows investigative journalist and best-selling author Jeremy Scahill as he travels through Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia to examine the underreported impact of the US military’s covert war on...

Free Wex Drive-In outdoor films begin June 20

Thu, May 16, 2013

Enjoy big-screen works in the great outdoors this summer with the eighth annual Wex Drive-In series, which kicks off Thursday, June 20 on the Wexner Center Plaza with James Whale’s Bride of Frankenstein (1935). Picking up where its genre-defining...

Wex Receives NEA Grant to Support Creative Residencies and Related Engagement Activities

Wed, May 8, 2013

Columbus, OH—National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa has announced that the Wexner Center for the Arts is one of 817 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Wexner Center is recommended for a $60,000 grant to support...