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.
Mary Koszmary 5-1-2013 thru 5-31-2013
A young activist delivers a propaganda speech in the abandoned National Stadium in Warsaw, urging three million Jews to return to Poland. Mary Koszmary (Nightmares) is the first film in Israeli artist Yael Bartana's trilogy titled And Europe Will Be Stunned, which explores a complicated set of socia
Shimon Attie: MetroPAL.IS. 5-4-2013 thru 8-4-2013
Shimon Attie's MetroPAL.IS., an immersive, multiple-channel video installation, dramatically tackles the complex and intensely problematic Middle East conflict with characters cast from the Palestinian and Israeli communities in New York City. Each of the performers reads from a document created by
Paul Sietsema 5-4-2013 thru 8-4-2013
Paul Sietsema's multilayered, multimedia work explores how many bodies of knowledge-about history, culture and art itself-are far more fluid and mutable than we assume them to be. This exhibition is the most comprehensive to date for the artist, who lives and works in Los Angeles. You will see five
This is Your Life: Baseball Greats 5-16-2013
One of the most fondly remembered programs on American television, This Is Your Life presented tributes to hundreds of notable guests during its long run on NBC and later in syndication. Tonight we're presenting a trio of episodes featuring three of baseball's all-time greats: longtime New York Yank
Tess 5-17-2013 thru 5-18-2013
Nominated for six Academy Awards (Best Picture, Director, Music, Cinematography, Art Direction, and Costume Design, with wins for the last three), Roman Polanski's epic Tesshas been breathtakingly restored and brought back to cinemas. This lush, haunting adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel stars Nast
A Foodie Kid's Columbus Trip
Catch The Clock at the Wexner Center Before Time Runs Out
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,...