The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In preparing for our approaching exhibition, Wild Points Are Occurring: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak, we requested Columbus Museum of Artwork team users to share what they are most thrilled about.


“I’m most excited to see guests reconnect with beloved childhood art and figures.”
— Olivia T., Visitor Practical experience Supervisor


“I distinctly try to remember finding out ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ one working day at my college library in the 3rd quality and curling up to browse it. It is exciting to have an exhibition that so a lot of people can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Knowledge Direct Affiliate


“My favored guide developing up was ‘Where the Wild Items Are.’ My Mom would examine it to me every evening. I have not noticed significantly of Maurice Sendak’s function aside from ‘Where the Wild Matters Are,’ so I’m thrilled to find out much more of his perform.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I not too long ago located my primary duplicate of ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’ It undoubtedly brought back again the excitement. I’m enthusiastic for guests to see the customized products we have produced at the Museum Retail outlet for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Supervisor of Museum Retail store


“I’m primarily energized to see children brighten up in the Museum looking at his work. It’s heading to be a special exhibit as it will excite minimal brains and adults as properly.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Office environment Coordinator


“I’m looking forward to viewing the range of Maurice Sendak’s perform carry back childhood ponder and nostalgia. I experience like I’ll keep in mind some of the guides and stories I’ve neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Style and Electronic Communications Supervisor


Wild Factors Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak opens to the general public on Friday, October 21 and is on look at till March 5, 2023.

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

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Wild Matters Are Happening: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the initially main retrospective of Sendak considering the fact that his demise in 2012, and the premier and most finish exhibition of a single of the most celebrated and original artists of our time. The exhibition is structured by the Columbus Museum of Artwork in conjunction with The Maurice Sendak Basis.

The exhibition is comprised of additional than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the selection of The Maurice Sendak Basis. Highlights involve unique operate for Sendak’s most famed textbooks: In which the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen area, and Outside the house In excess of There. Sendak was motivated by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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