In preparing for our forthcoming exhibition, Wild Things Are Going on: The Art of Maurice Sendak, we questioned Columbus Museum of Artwork employees associates to share what they are most excited about.


“I’m most excited to see guests reconnect with beloved childhood art and figures.”
— Olivia T., Visitor Working experience Supervisor


“I distinctly recall picking out ‘Where the Wild Factors Are’ just one working day at my college library in the 3rd quality and curling up to browse it. It’s enjoyable to have an exhibition that so several people today can relate to.”
— Kacey Murphy, Visitor Knowledge Lead Affiliate


“My beloved e-book expanding up was ‘Where the Wild Matters Are.’ My Mom would read through it to me every single night. I have not found considerably of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done in addition to ‘Where the Wild Factors Are,’ so I’m energized to find out much more of his function.”
— Kai Bell, Server/Barista


“I recently uncovered my primary duplicate of ‘Where the Wild Points Are.’ It surely introduced again the pleasure. I’m enthusiastic for people to see the customized products and solutions we’ve created at the Museum Shop for the exhibition.”
— Emma Hagler, Assistant Supervisor of Museum Retailer


“I’m generally energized to see young children brighten up in the Museum viewing his work. It’s going to be a exclusive demonstrate as it will excite tiny brains and grown ups as perfectly.”
— Rachael Farber, Membership and Business Coordinator


“I’m hunting ahead to seeing the variety of Maurice Sendak’s get the job done carry back childhood ponder and nostalgia. I really feel like I’ll keep in mind some of the publications and stories I’ve overlooked.”
— Amber Wacker, Layout and Electronic Communications Manager


Wild Factors Are Going on: The Art of Maurice Sendak opens to the community on Friday, Oct 21 and is on see until finally March 5, 2023.

Want a sneak peek? Columbus Museum of Art customers are invited to attend a member-unique preview on Thursday, October 20 that involves exhibition talks at 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM in the Auditorium.

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Wild Factors Are Taking place: The Artwork of Maurice Sendak will be the very first big retrospective of Sendak considering the fact that his demise in 2012, and the premier and most comprehensive exhibition of one particular of the most celebrated and unique artists of our time. The exhibition is structured by the Columbus Museum of Artwork in conjunction with The Maurice Sendak Basis.

The exhibition is comprised of more than 150 sketches, storyboards, and paintings by Sendak drawn from the collection of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. Highlights contain authentic perform for Sendak’s most well-known books: Where by the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen area, and Exterior Over There. Sendak was influenced by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Herman Melville.

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