The Art of Maurice Sendak”

The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In preparing for our approaching exhibition, Wild Issues Are Going on: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak, we requested Columbus Museum of Artwork staff associates to share what they are most excited about.


“I’m most psyched to see website visitors reconnect with beloved childhood art and characters.”
— Olivia T., Customer Working experience Supervisor


“I distinctly don’t forget finding out ‘Where the Wild Issues Are’ a single day at my faculty library in the 3rd grade and curling up to study it. It is fascinating to have an exhibition that so lots of people can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Encounter Lead Affiliate


“My favored e-book developing up was ‘Where the Wild Issues Are.’ My Mom would browse it to me every single evening. I haven’t witnessed a lot of Maurice Sendak’s operate in addition to ‘Where the Wild Points Are,’ so I’m psyched to learn far more of his do the job.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I not long ago identified my first copy of ‘Where the Wild Factors Are.’ It certainly brought back the pleasure. I’m thrilled for people to see the custom made goods we’ve made at the Museum Shop for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Supervisor of Museum Retail outlet


“I’m largely energized to see children brighten up in the Museum looking at his get the job done. It is likely to be a special demonstrate as it will excite little brains and grown ups as effectively.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Place of work Coordinator


“I’m on the lookout forward to observing the variety of Maurice Sendak’s function bring again childhood question and nostalgia. I truly feel like I’ll recall some of the textbooks and tales I have neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Style and Digital Communications Manager


Wild Matters Are Happening: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak opens to the general public on Friday, October 21 and is on look at until finally March 5, 2023.

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Artwork customers are invited to show up at a member-exceptional 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 Things Are Going on: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the initial important retrospective of Sendak considering that his loss of life in 2012, and the largest and most complete exhibition of one particular of the most celebrated and initial artists of our time. The exhibition is organized by the Columbus Museum of Art in conjunction with The Maurice Sendak Basis.

The exhibition is comprised of additional than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the assortment of The Maurice Sendak Basis. Highlights include things like unique do the job for Sendak’s most popular guides: Where the Wild Points Are, In the Evening Kitchen, and Outdoors About There. Sendak was motivated by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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