Wexner Center for the Arts

Local nameWexner Center for the Arts
LocationColumbus, Ohio, United States

The Wexner Center for the Arts is The Ohio State University’s "multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art". The Wexner Center opened in November 1989, named in honor of the father of Limited Brands founder Leslie Wexner, who was a major donor to the Center. Current director Johanna Burton was appointed in November 2019 after director Sherri Geldin ended her 25-year tenure at the institution.

The Wexner Center is a lab and public gallery, but not an art museum, as it does not collect art. However, when the Center was constructed, it replaced the University Gallery of Fine Arts, and assumed possession and stewardship of the University Gallery's permanent collection of roughly 3,000 art works. The collection serves a secondary role in the Center's programs in the visual, media and performing arts.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wexner_Center_for_the_Arts

Official Website http://www.wexarts.org/

Official Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/WexArts

Phone +1 614 292 3535

Address 1871 North High Street Columbus, OH 43210-1105, USA

Coordinates 40°0'0.753" N -83°0'34.358" E

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