Getting to know the OSU Wexner Center for the Arts

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Here’s some information about the Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University.


Sadie Benning: Pain Thing

LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruze

Stanya Kahn: No Go Backs

All on view through April 26

Admission is free first Sunday of the month and every Thursday from 4-8 PM.

Galleries are also free at all times for students and free same-day gallery admission is included with a ticket to any of our events.

More info:

Tomorrow (Tuesday) night, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Oscar-winning American Factory filmmaker Julia Reichert, and US Senator Sherrod Brown will discuss labor and the power of art to create social change

Lecture’s at 7 PM and it’s free for all.

More info & RSVP:

A couple of other things coming up:

Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration, Feb. 26-March 3

The sixth annual fest highlighting how cinema history is being saved one film at a time

Features screenings of films restored to like-new condition, including classic Hollywood home movies with live musical accompaniment and Keanu Reeves in Speed, along with visits by experts in the field—people working for organizations like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation

More info:

Family Day with Penguins, Saturday, March 7

We’re hosting the only Ohio presentation of a dance work for all ages about penguin parents by an Irish company called Cahoots NI

Shows are at 10 AM & 4 PM; recommended for ages 3 and up

More performance info:

Wex Wide Open Art Studio happens the same day from 10 AM to 4 PM

It’s a free open workshop where kids of all ages can learn from local artist Tala Kanani how to make plush toys to take home

You don’t have to go to the performance to come to the art studio


The Wexner Center for the Arts is The Ohio State University

  • Sunday: 11:00AM-6:00PM 
  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 11:00AM-6:00PM 
  • Wednesday: 11:00AM-6:00PM 
  • Thursday: 11:00AM-8:00PM FREE 4-8pm
  • Friday: 11:00AM-8:00PM 
  • Saturday: 11:00AM-8:00PM

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