‘Where the Wild Things Are’ drawings go up at Museum of Science and Industry

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The center of the exhibit is four original lithographs from "Where the Wild Things Are." (Sam Cholke / DNAinfo)

HYDE PARK — The original drawings from Maurice Sendak’s children’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are” have just gone up for a new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

On Thursday, the museum, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, opened “Where the Wild Things Are: The Works of Maurice Sendak” with 48 original drawings by the author and illustrator.

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Four of the original lithographs — with mellow and muted colors, as Sendak always wanted them for the children’s classic — are the centerpiece of the exhibit, which is included with entry to the museum.

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