The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In preparing for our upcoming exhibition, Wild Factors Are Going on: The Art of Maurice Sendak, we questioned Columbus Museum of Artwork staff members associates to share what they are most energized about.


“I’m most enthusiastic to see site visitors reconnect with beloved childhood artwork and figures.”
— Olivia T., Customer Experience Supervisor


“I distinctly keep in mind selecting 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 exciting to have an exhibition that so a lot of people can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Experience Guide Associate


“My beloved reserve rising up was ‘Where the Wild Factors Are.’ My Mother would study it to me just about every night time. I haven’t noticed substantially of Maurice Sendak’s function moreover ‘Where the Wild Matters Are,’ so I’m energized to find out much more of his perform.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I not too long ago observed my original duplicate of ‘Where the Wild Points Are.’ It surely brought back again the exhilaration. I’m psyched for visitors to see the customized goods we have created at the Museum Retail store for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Supervisor of Museum Retailer


“I’m mostly thrilled to see youngsters brighten up in the Museum looking at his work. It’s going to be a distinctive present as it will excite minor brains and older people as very well.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Workplace Coordinator


“I’m looking ahead to seeing the vary of Maurice Sendak’s operate deliver back childhood speculate and nostalgia. I sense like I’ll recall some of the guides and stories I have neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Layout and Digital Communications Manager


Wild Issues Are Taking place: The Art of Maurice Sendak opens to the general public on Friday, October 21 and is on perspective until finally March 5, 2023.

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

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Wild Points Are Taking place: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the initial key retrospective of Sendak given that his demise in 2012, and the major and most entire exhibition of one of the most celebrated and primary artists of our time. The exhibition is structured by the Columbus Museum of Art in conjunction with The Maurice Sendak Basis.

The exhibition is comprised of much more than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the assortment of The Maurice Sendak Basis. Highlights contain authentic function for Sendak’s most renowned publications: The place the Wild Factors Are, In the Night time Kitchen, and Outside the house About There. Sendak was affected by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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