Wild Things: The Art of Maurice Sendak

Online Workshop for Educators and Librarians


Tuesday, April 13, 2021
5 – 6:30 pm
Zoom, Virtual Program

Teachers, librarians, and school staff are invited to explore the work of renowned children’s book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, subject of the 2005 Jewish Museum exhibition, Wild Things: The Art of Maurice Sendak. Arthur Yorinks', award-winning author and director, will speak about his collaborations with Sendak, including most recently, Presto and Zesto in Limboland, published after Sendak’s death, and will discuss how Sendak inspired Yorinks’ own work. Following the presentation, a Jewish Museum educator will facilitate activities and a discussion of Sendak’s illustrations.

Educators may receive 1.5 CTLE hours.

Program fee: $10

A limited number of spaces are available for teachers of self-contained special education classes and special education teachers in ICT classes to register free of charge by emailing schoolprograms@thejm.org.

Please register by April 12

Professional development workshops are made possible with endowment support from the Gershon Kekst Family.

Maurice Sendak, Where The Wild Things Are