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An Ohio State University police report says a former security guard damaged dozens of works of art at the Wexner Center for the Arts last November before taking his own life inside.

Wexner Center Shooter Identified As Former Guard

Nov 30, 2015

Ohio State University says the ex-employee who killed himself inside a gallery at the campus' contemporary art museum was a security guard who resigned in 2009 to avoid being fired. 

Police say a former Ohio State University employee shot and killed himself in a gallery at the campus' contemporary art museum after vandalizing some artwork. 

Baseball season is underway, and tonight and Saturday the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus is once again celebrating with a collection of rare news reels.

  The Zoom Family Film Festival, the Wexner Center for the Arts annual international film festival for kids, kicks off tonight with a special screen of the musical Oklahoma.  Movies, shorts, even experimental works for younger audience start Friday and run thru Sunday.  Associate film curator Chris Stults tell Alison Holm the festival brings families something a little different from the latest Hollywood offerings.

For more information and films and times, check www.wexarts.org.

 

Images by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz will be on display at the Wexner Center for the Arts starting Saturday and running though December 30th.