The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In planning for our upcoming exhibition, Wild Points Are Taking place: The Art of Maurice Sendak, we asked Columbus Museum of Art staff members associates to share what they are most energized about.


“I’m most excited to see guests reconnect with beloved childhood artwork and people.”
— Olivia T., Visitor Encounter Supervisor


“I distinctly keep in mind selecting out ‘Where the Wild Items Are’ 1 day at my school library in the 3rd quality and curling up to examine it. It is thrilling to have an exhibition that so a lot of people today can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Customer Encounter Direct Affiliate


“My favourite ebook developing up was ‘Where the Wild Matters Are.’ My Mom would read it to me every single night. I haven’t observed significantly of Maurice Sendak’s perform apart from ‘Where the Wild Factors Are,’ so I’m fired up to discover additional of his do the job.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I recently identified my authentic copy of ‘Where the Wild Points Are.’ It certainly brought again the enjoyment. I’m enthusiastic for readers to see the custom goods we’ve established at the Museum Store for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Supervisor of Museum Retailer


“I’m primarily enthusiastic to see young children brighten up in the Museum observing his function. It’s likely to be a exclusive demonstrate as it will excite very little brains and adults as nicely.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Office environment Coordinator


“I’m hunting forward to observing the vary of Maurice Sendak’s do the job provide back again childhood wonder and nostalgia. I really feel like I’ll recall some of the guides and stories I’ve neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Style and design and Digital Communications Supervisor


Wild Items Are Occurring: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak opens to the community on Friday, Oct 21 and is on see until March 5, 2023.

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Artwork members are invited to show up at a member-unique 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 Happening: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the 1st main retrospective of Sendak due to the fact his dying in 2012, and the most significant and most entire exhibition of one of the most celebrated and primary artists of our time. The exhibition is arranged by the Columbus Museum of Art in conjunction with The Maurice Sendak Basis.

The exhibition is comprised of a lot more than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the selection of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. Highlights include original work for Sendak’s most famous publications: Where the Wild Items Are, In the Evening Kitchen area, and Outside More than There. Sendak was influenced by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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