The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In preparing for our approaching exhibition, Wild Items Are Going on: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak, we requested Columbus Museum of Art staff members users to share what they are most energized about.


“I’m most excited to see visitors reconnect with beloved childhood artwork and characters.”
— Olivia T., Visitor Working experience Supervisor


“I distinctly bear in mind finding out ‘Where the Wild Issues Are’ 1 day at my faculty library in the 3rd grade and curling up to read it. It’s thrilling to have an exhibition that so a lot of people can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Customer Practical experience Lead Associate


“My favored reserve increasing up was ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’ My Mom would read it to me each individual night. I haven’t noticed a lot of Maurice Sendak’s perform apart from ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ so I’m energized to find out a lot more of his work.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I a short while ago discovered my first copy of ‘Where the Wild Items Are.’ It undoubtedly introduced again the enjoyment. I’m thrilled for readers to see the customized products and solutions we’ve established at the Museum Retail store for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Manager of Museum Retail store


“I’m primarily psyched to see youngsters brighten up in the Museum observing his get the job done. It is going to be a exclusive show as it will excite minor brains and adults as perfectly.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Office Coordinator


“I’m searching forward to seeing the selection of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done carry again childhood speculate and nostalgia. I truly feel like I’ll recall some of the guides and stories I’ve neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Structure and Electronic Communications Supervisor


Wild Items Are Occurring: The Art of Maurice Sendak opens to the public on Friday, Oct 21 and is on check out till 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 involves exhibition talks at 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM in the Auditorium.

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Wild Issues Are Going on: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the first major retrospective of Sendak considering the fact that his loss of life in 2012, and the premier and most total exhibition of one of the most celebrated and original artists of our time. The exhibition is structured by the Columbus Museum of Art in conjunction with The Maurice Sendak Foundation.

The exhibition is comprised of far more than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the collection of The Maurice Sendak Basis. Highlights contain initial perform for Sendak’s most renowned textbooks: Where the Wild Items Are, In the Night time Kitchen area, and Exterior In excess of There. Sendak was motivated by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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