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Josiah McElheny: Towards a Light Club

Wed, Dec 12, 2012

Josiah McElheny explores modernist ideas of utopia in kaleidoscopic film and luminous sculpture

The Wexner Center brings back internationally known artist Josiah McElheny for an exhibition of his new and recent work exploring modernist ideas of utopia. Josiah McElheny...

Josiah McElheny Still from The Light Club of Vizcaya: A Women’s Picture (2012)

The Great Depression meets the Great Recession in More American Photographs

Wed, Dec 12, 2012

“Relevant and timely.”—Artillery Magazine (Los Angeles), on More American Photographs

The Wexner Center presents Depression-era photographs juxtaposed with recent photographs from the Great Recession in ...

Gordon Parks Washington, D.C. Government charwoman, 1942

Christian Marclay's The Clock makes Midwest Debut

Sun, Dec 9, 2012

“A true masterpiece.”—Blake Gopnik, The Daily Beast

“Thrilling.”—Geoff Dyer, Time

“Magnificent.”—Jackie Wullschlager, Financial Times

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Christian Marclay The Clock, 2010

Field & Screen Returns by Popular Demand

Mon, Dec 3, 2012

December 3, 2012—Columbus, OH—Field & Screen, a film series now in its fourth year at the Wexner Center, returns with a full slate of films and other events to shed light on issues surrounding food and the environment, as well as the pleasures that can be...

2012–’13 Wexner Center Artist Residency Award Recipients Announced in All Programming Areas

Thu, May 24, 2012

Columbus, OH— The Wexner Center is pleased to announce the 2012–13 Artist Residency Awards recipients: in visual arts, painter Charline von Heyl; in film, Matt Porterfield; and in performing arts, two ensemble groups—Bebe Miller Company and Palissimo, both...

AEP President Nick Akins Appointed to Wexner Center Foundation Board

Mon, Oct 10, 2011

October 10, 2011—The Wexner Center Foundation appointed Nick Akins, president of American Electric Power, to the board at its fall meeting at the Wexner Center for the Arts on October 6. Akins takes the place of outgoing trustee Carl English, vice chairman of...

Mellon Foundation Grant awarded to Wexner Center to support art and artists of Brazil

Mon, Feb 7, 2011

Columbus, OH— February 7, 2011—The Wexner Center for the Arts and The Ohio State University  have been awarded a $782,300 grant  from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a multidisciplinary, four-year initiative focusing on...

Zoom: Family Film Festival Returns

Wed, Nov 17, 2010

7th Annual Festival Includes Sesame Street, Charlie Chaplin, Animation Galore,

Breakfast Pajama Party, Ice Cream Social, Art Activities, and More

The Wexner Center’s popular Zoom: Family...

Wexner Center Presents Six Solos

Wed, Oct 27, 2010

Six Rising Artists in Six Resonant Multimedia Projects, On View Inside and Out

Opens in Conjunction with 21st Anniversary...

Wexner Center and Ohio State Receive Creative Campus Grant

Tue, Oct 12, 2010

Support Earmarked for Cross-Disciplinary Research & Development of Multimedia Theater Work About Mortgage Crisis

October 7, 2010—Columbus, OH—From an application field of 140 campuses, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State...

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