September 29, 2023


Arts Eternal

The Art of Maurice Sendak”

The Art of Maurice Sendak”


In preparation for our approaching exhibition, Wild Factors Are Taking place: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak, we requested Columbus Museum of Artwork team customers to share what they are most thrilled about.


“I’m most thrilled to see readers reconnect with beloved childhood artwork and figures.”
— Olivia T., Customer Experience Supervisor


“I distinctly bear in mind choosing out ‘Where the Wild Items Are’ just one working day at my school library in the 3rd quality and curling up to examine it. It’s remarkable to have an exhibition that so many persons can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Working experience Guide Affiliate


“My favourite e-book developing up was ‘Where the Wild Factors Are.’ My Mom would examine it to me each individual evening. I have not found considerably of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done aside from ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ so I’m thrilled to learn far more of his function.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I recently identified my original copy of ‘Where the Wild Issues Are.’ It absolutely introduced again the pleasure. I’m excited for website visitors to see the custom items we’ve made at the Museum Shop for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Supervisor of Museum Keep


“I’m mainly enthusiastic to see little ones brighten up in the Museum observing his operate. It is likely to be a exclusive demonstrate as it will excite little brains and adults as nicely.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Office environment Coordinator


“I’m hunting forward to looking at the selection of Maurice Sendak’s perform bring back childhood ponder and nostalgia. I truly feel like I’ll try to remember some of the books and tales I have neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Layout and Digital Communications Manager


Wild Points Are Happening: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak opens to the public on Friday, Oct 21 and is on check out right until March 5, 2023.

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Artwork associates are invited to show up at 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 Issues Are Occurring: The Art of Maurice Sendak will be the very first major retrospective of Sendak given that his loss of life in 2012, and the greatest and most finish exhibition of just one of the most celebrated and authentic 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 far more than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the collection of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. Highlights incorporate first function for Sendak’s most well-known textbooks: Wherever the Wild Matters Are, In the Night Kitchen, and Outside Above There. Sendak was affected by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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