In preparation for our future exhibition, Wild Matters Are Occurring: The Art of Maurice Sendak, we requested Columbus Museum of Artwork personnel customers to share what they are most energized about.


“I’m most enthusiastic to see site visitors reconnect with beloved childhood artwork and people.”
— Olivia T., Visitor Working experience Supervisor


“I distinctly keep in mind choosing out ‘Where the Wild Matters Are’ just one day at my university library in the 3rd quality and curling up to go through it. It’s exciting to have an exhibition that so several individuals can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Experience Guide Affiliate


“My most loved ebook developing up was ‘Where the Wild Matters Are.’ My Mother would read through it to me every single night time. I have not witnessed considerably of Maurice Sendak’s do the job apart from ‘Where the Wild Matters Are,’ so I’m psyched to uncover a lot more of his operate.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I recently uncovered my primary duplicate of ‘Where the Wild Items Are.’ It surely introduced back the pleasure. I’m fired up for people to see the tailor made products we’ve designed at the Museum Retailer for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Manager of Museum Retailer


“I’m typically energized to see children brighten up in the Museum seeing his get the job done. It’s going to be a special display as it will excite little brains and grownups as perfectly.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Place of work Coordinator


“I’m wanting forward to looking at the assortment of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done deliver back childhood wonder and nostalgia. I really feel like I’ll try to remember some of the guides and stories I have overlooked.”
— Amber Wacker, Design and style and Digital Communications Manager


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

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Artwork associates are invited to attend a member-exceptional preview on Thursday, Oct 20 that includes exhibition talks at 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM in the Auditorium.

Not a member? Come to be a single currently!

Wild Things Are Occurring: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the first key retrospective of Sendak due to the fact his demise in 2012, and the most significant and most full exhibition of just 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 extra than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the collection of The Maurice Sendak Basis. Highlights involve unique get the job done for Sendak’s most renowned publications: Where by the Wild Points Are, In the Evening Kitchen, and Outside the house More than There. Sendak was affected by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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