June 9, 2023


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The Art of Maurice Sendak”

The Art of Maurice Sendak”


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


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


“I distinctly keep in mind picking out ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ one particular day at my college library in the 3rd quality and curling up to examine it. It is enjoyable to have an exhibition that so many folks can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Working experience Guide Associate


“My favourite ebook increasing up was ‘Where the Wild Points Are.’ My Mother would go through it to me each and every evening. I haven’t observed significantly of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done besides ‘Where the Wild Items Are,’ so I’m fired up to learn additional of his do the job.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I a short while ago located my original copy of ‘Where the Wild Factors Are.’ It definitely brought back again the pleasure. I’m thrilled for guests to see the customized merchandise we’ve developed at the Museum Store for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Manager of Museum Shop


“I’m typically enthusiastic to see young ones brighten up in the Museum seeing his do the job. It’s heading to be a unique exhibit as it will excite minor brains and older people as nicely.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Workplace Coordinator


“I’m wanting ahead to viewing the selection of Maurice Sendak’s do the job carry back childhood ponder and nostalgia. I come to feel like I’ll remember some of the textbooks and stories I have forgotten.”
— Amber Wacker, Style and design and Electronic Communications Manager


Wild Factors Are Taking place: The Art of Maurice Sendak opens to the community on Friday, October 21 and is on look at right until March 5, 2023.

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Art associates are invited to go to a member-unique 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 Items Are Occurring: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the 1st important retrospective of Sendak considering the fact that his loss of life in 2012, and the greatest and most complete exhibition of just one of the most celebrated and primary artists of our time. The exhibition is organized by the Columbus Museum of Artwork 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 selection of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. Highlights involve primary work for Sendak’s most well-known publications: The place the Wild Points Are, In the Night Kitchen area, and Outside the house About There. Sendak was influenced by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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