The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In preparing for our impending exhibition, Wild Points Are Occurring: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak, we questioned Columbus Museum of Artwork workers associates to share what they are most excited about.


“I’m most enthusiastic to see readers reconnect with beloved childhood art and figures.”
— Olivia T., Visitor Experience Supervisor


“I distinctly remember choosing out ‘Where the Wild Factors Are’ one particular working day at my university library in the 3rd grade and curling up to study it. It’s remarkable to have an exhibition that so several people today can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Working experience Guide Affiliate


“My preferred guide increasing up was ‘Where the Wild Matters Are.’ My Mother would read through it to me each and every evening. I haven’t viewed significantly of Maurice Sendak’s work besides ‘Where the Wild Factors Are,’ so I’m enthusiastic to uncover much more of his work.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I lately observed my first duplicate of ‘Where the Wild Issues Are.’ It definitely brought back again the pleasure. I’m energized for people to see the custom solutions we have created at the Museum Shop for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Manager of Museum Retail outlet


“I’m largely fired up to see kids brighten up in the Museum viewing his do the job. It’s going to be a special exhibit as it will excite minor brains and grownups as very well.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Workplace Coordinator


“I’m looking ahead to observing the array of Maurice Sendak’s perform deliver back childhood marvel and nostalgia. I truly feel like I’ll bear in mind some of the publications and tales I have overlooked.”
— Amber Wacker, Design and style and Electronic Communications Manager


Wild Things Are Going on: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak opens to the community on Friday, Oct 21 and is on view until eventually March 5, 2023.

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Artwork users are invited to attend a member-special preview on Thursday, Oct 20 that involves exhibition talks at 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM in the Auditorium.

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Wild Items Are Taking place: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the initial big retrospective of Sendak given that his dying in 2012, and the most significant and most finish exhibition of a person of the most celebrated and initial artists of our time. The exhibition is organized by the Columbus Museum of Artwork in conjunction with The Maurice Sendak Foundation.

The exhibition is comprised of much more than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the assortment of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. Highlights consist of unique get the job done for Sendak’s most famous textbooks: Exactly where the Wild Items Are, In the Night Kitchen, and Outside More than There. Sendak was influenced by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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