Wexner Center for the Arts, The 1871 N. High St. Columbus, OH 43210 Work614-292-3535 Visit Web Site
The Wexner Center for the Arts is one of the nation’s premiere cultural gems--an internationally known contemporary arts center at The Ohio State University. The Center offers exhibitions, performances, films, artistic residencies and educational programs. The building, a landmark of postmodern architecture, houses galleries, performance spaces, a film video theater, a store and a cafe.
From the intimate, cabaret-style concerts in our black box theater to large-scale events in or 2,500 seat Mershon Auditorium, the Wexner Center offers a wide variety of performances – dance, theater, jazz, world music, electronica and more. In the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater, you can watch rarely screened movies from near and far, the latest independent features and classics from Hollywood and abroad.
The galleries are open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday from 11 AM to 6 PM and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11 AM to 8 PM. The galleries are closed on Mondays and between exhibitions.
Admission to the galleries is just $5 for the general public, and free for Wexner Center members, college students with ID, and anyone under 18. All visitors are admitted to the exhibitions for free on Thursdays after 4 PM and on the first Sunday of each month.
Blues for Smoke 9-21-2013 thru 12-29-2013
An interdisciplinary exhibition exploring contemporary art through the lens of the blues and "blues aesthetics," Blues for Smoke features works from more than 40 artists from the 1950s to the present, including Roy DeCarava, William Eggleston, Zoe Leonard, Kerry James Marshall, and Lorna Simpson; as
Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet 12-3-2013
Adventurous guitarist and composer Bill Frisell, a longtime Wex fave, returns with his latest project steeped in the Americana spirit. The Big Sur Quintet performs selections from the vast array of original music inspired by the sweeping landscape of Big Sur in California that Frisell composed durin
ZOOM Family Film Festival 12-5-2013 thru 12-8-2013
For the tenth year, the Wexner Center will present ZOOM!, an international film festival for families.
Hawks and Sparrows (1965-66) 1-9-2014
The film Pasolini considered his favorite, Hawks and Sparrows stars the Italian comic Totò and Pasolini muse Ninetto Davoli.
Porcile (1969) 1-9-2014
Pigsty is a 1969 Italian film, written and directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini and starring Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marco Ferreri, Ugo Tognazzi, Pierre Clémenti, Alberto Lionello, Franco Citti, and Anne Wiazemsky. Its cinematographer is Tonino Delli Colli.
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Avant garde art, up and coming artists, creative reuses of space, food truck masterpieces and more await your visit.
Street Food to Acclaimed Restaurants
Can you get a 5-star meal from a food truck? Come check it out for yourself. Columbus’ street eats range from taco trucks and BBQ to Korean and sweet and savory crepes. You’ll also find cupcakes,...