The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In preparation for our approaching exhibition, Wild Points Are Taking place: The Art of Maurice Sendak, we asked Columbus Museum of Artwork workers users to share what they are most energized about.


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


“I distinctly bear in mind buying out ‘Where the Wild Items Are’ 1 day at my faculty library in the 3rd quality and curling up to read through it. It’s fascinating to have an exhibition that so a lot of people today can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Customer Experience Lead Associate


“My beloved reserve growing up was ‘Where the Wild Items Are.’ My Mother would read it to me each and every evening. I haven’t found considerably of Maurice Sendak’s perform moreover ‘Where the Wild Points Are,’ so I’m thrilled to discover much more of his operate.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I not too long ago located my initial duplicate of ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’ It absolutely brought back again the exhilaration. I’m enthusiastic for website visitors to see the customized merchandise we’ve created at the Museum Retail store for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Supervisor of Museum Keep


“I’m largely psyched to see young ones brighten up in the Museum observing his work. It is going to be a unique show as it will excite tiny brains and grown ups as properly.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Office Coordinator


“I’m searching ahead to seeing the selection of Maurice Sendak’s do the job convey back again childhood speculate and nostalgia. I truly feel like I’ll try to remember some of the books and stories I have neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Design and Electronic Communications Supervisor


Wild Items Are Taking place: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak opens to the public on Friday, Oct 21 and is on see till March 5, 2023.

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

Not a member? Come to be 1 nowadays!

Wild Issues Are Occurring: The Art of Maurice Sendak will be the initially significant retrospective of Sendak considering that his death in 2012, and the most significant and most total exhibition of just one of the most celebrated and original artists of our time. The exhibition is arranged by the Columbus Museum of Artwork in conjunction with The Maurice Sendak Foundation.

The exhibition is comprised of additional than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the selection of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. Highlights incorporate unique perform for Sendak’s most well-known guides: Exactly where the Wild Issues Are, In the Night time Kitchen area, and Exterior Above There. Sendak was affected by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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