In planning for our upcoming exhibition, Wild Matters Are Occurring: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak, we asked Columbus Museum of Artwork team users to share what they are most enthusiastic about.


“I’m most fired up to see guests reconnect with beloved childhood artwork and figures.”
— Olivia T., Customer Encounter Supervisor


“I distinctly try to remember choosing out ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ a person day at my university library in the 3rd grade and curling up to browse it. It is exciting to have an exhibition that so quite a few individuals can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Expertise Lead Affiliate


“My favored e book increasing up was ‘Where the Wild Issues Are.’ My Mother would go through it to me each and every night. I haven’t observed considerably of Maurice Sendak’s operate moreover ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ so I’m fired up to find out a lot more of his perform.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I not long ago identified my original copy of ‘Where the Wild Points Are.’ It absolutely brought back again the enjoyment. I’m fired up for website visitors to see the custom products we have created at the Museum Keep for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Manager of Museum Retail outlet


“I’m mainly thrilled to see young ones brighten up in the Museum observing his perform. It’s heading to be a unique display as it will excite minimal brains and older people as very well.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Business office Coordinator


“I’m seeking forward to observing the assortment of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done provide back again childhood marvel and nostalgia. I come to feel like I’ll remember some of the textbooks and tales I’ve neglected.”
— Amber Wacker, Layout and Electronic Communications Manager


Wild Matters Are Taking place: The Art of Maurice Sendak opens to the community on Friday, Oct 21 and is on see till March 5, 2023.

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Artwork associates are invited to attend a member-exceptional preview on Thursday, October 20 that contains 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 to start with key retrospective of Sendak considering the fact that his death in 2012, and the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of a single 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 a lot more than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the collection of The Maurice Sendak Basis. Highlights consist of primary work for Sendak’s most well-known guides: Exactly where the Wild Matters Are, In the Night Kitchen area, and Outside Around There. Sendak was affected by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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