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Wexner Center for the Arts

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Address: 1871 N High St, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1393
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Performing arts center features films, art and other activities throughout...

Performing arts center features films, art and other activities throughout the year.

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What a wonderful space

went and saw the Monet collection here and it was wonderful the staff was super knowledgeable and friendly. We will indeed be going back as soon as our schedules allow.

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Mollyblevins624
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

went and saw the Monet collection here and it was wonderful the staff was super knowledgeable and friendly. We will indeed be going back as soon as our schedules allow.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I came here to see a film, and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the art that is on display. Parking is very close on campus, and it's an easy walk from the parking garage. I look forward to attending more events at this venue and seeing the art.

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Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Columbus, Ohio
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90 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

There are always a variety of exhibits or shows here. They cover a wide variety of mediums and change regularly. There is much to absorb on each visit so almost everyone can find something thought provoking with each exhibition.

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Thank mugg7
Providence, Rhode Island
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60 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I've been half a dozen times and have never been disappointed. Really thoughtful art exhibitions and curation. Please spend some time in their awesome bookstore.

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Concord, California
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278 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Wexner Center, on the O.S.U. campus, has had provocative and often cutting edge exhibits almost every time I have visited. The current Martin Wong retrospective is no exception. One time I visited, sculptor Maya Lin was refurbishing her sculpture which lies to the side of the entrance plaza. The After Picasso exhibit in 2015 was outstanding. There are excellent... More 

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Thank N_skier
New York City, New York
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45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The Wexler was top on my list of places to visit while in Columbus, combining contemporary art and architecture. Lucky for us, the Sunday my boyfriend and I visited was Free-Admission Sunday. The galleries are wonderfully lit with a lot of natural light from Peter Eisenman's design. The play with perspective and narrow elongated entrances/hallways create great interplays of light... More 

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Boston
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46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We recently went to see the exhibit Junk Dada here. It is a fascinating exhibit of African-American "found" art, in the style of Marcel Duchamp. The exhibit was well-lit and the accompanying video explanatory. We love the Wexner and have been going there for years. There are special student and senior rates. Also, it is free for everyone the first... More 

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Thank 896jeannes
New York
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

OSU has some wonderful buildings on a well thought out campus but the Waxner Art Building is not one of them. Architectural conceit, foolosh grids flying about and a maintenance nightmare. Too bad the architect was so self centered. He would have done vastly better to stick with the spirit of the campus rather than using a silly brick broken... More 

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Thank J L
Akron, Ohio
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64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This is a really cool venue for performing arts. The art exhibits and films at the Wexner are also usually very good and interesting.

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Thank tigerpony
New Albany, Ohio
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Visiting the Wexner's contemporary art exhibits is like experiencing little jewels in a box. Precious works in a modern venue - quite a world-class space to be located in a university. I often come across a delightful surprise - as I did when I first saw Jeff Koons' Balloon Dog in the top gallery. The recent selection of art from... More 

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