June 18, 2024


Art Shines Through

The Art of Maurice Sendak”

The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In planning for our impending exhibition, Wild Matters Are Taking place: The Art of Maurice Sendak, we questioned Columbus Museum of Art staff associates to share what they are most excited about.


“I’m most thrilled to see people reconnect with beloved childhood art and characters.”
— Olivia T., Visitor Experience Supervisor


“I distinctly don’t forget picking out ‘Where the Wild Factors Are’ one particular working day at my university library in the 3rd grade and curling up to examine it. It’s remarkable to have an exhibition that so several people can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Expertise Lead Affiliate


“My favorite reserve escalating up was ‘Where the Wild Matters Are.’ My Mother would browse it to me each night. I haven’t viewed much of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done in addition to ‘Where the Wild Points Are,’ so I’m energized to find out far more of his work.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I just lately located my original copy of ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’ It definitely brought back the excitement. I’m excited for people to see the custom products and solutions we have established at the Museum Shop for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Supervisor of Museum Keep


“I’m largely psyched to see young ones brighten up in the Museum viewing his work. It’s likely to be a unique display as it will excite minor brains and adults as properly.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Business office Coordinator


“I’m looking forward to looking at the vary of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done bring back childhood ponder and nostalgia. I truly feel like I’ll keep in mind some of the publications and tales I have neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Style and design and Electronic Communications Supervisor


Wild Items Are Occurring: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak opens to the public on Friday, October 21 and is on view right up until March 5, 2023.

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Art customers are invited to go to a member-exceptional preview on Thursday, October 20 that incorporates 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 very first significant retrospective of Sendak since his death in 2012, and the premier and most entire exhibition of one of the most celebrated and authentic 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 additional than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the selection of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. Highlights involve first function for Sendak’s most popular books: Wherever the Wild Issues Are, In the Night time Kitchen, and Outside the house Above There. Sendak was motivated by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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