Events
Museum Hours
MAD is open from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm from Tuesday to Sunday. On Thursday and Friday, the Museum is open until 9:00 pm
Docent Tours
There are docent tours daily at 11:30 am and 3:00 pm, as well as 6:30 pm on Thursday evenings. Docent tours are free with admission and meet in the lobby.
Artist Studios
The Artist Studios are open daily from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm, as well as 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Thursdays and Fridays.
Heidi Lau

Visit Heidi Lau this Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Reconfiguring fragmented personal and collective memories, Heidi Lau makes collections of symbolic artifacts and zoomorphic ruins as materializations of the archaic and the invisible, taking inspiration from colonial architecture and tenement houses in Macau that have mostly...

Ilana Harris-Babou

Visit Ilana Harris-Babou this Tuesday–Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Ilana Harris-Babou uses music videos, cooking shows, and home improvement television as material in an abject exploration of the American Dream. She works primarily in ceramic sculpture and video installation, and frames messy scenes with studio lighting and HD video in order...

Courtesy ensæmble

Special Events
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:00 am to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm

ensæmble’s satellite installation at the Samuji Store in Nolita echoes the artist duo’s newly commissioned installation INSIDE on view as part of the fashion after Fashion exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design.

Special Events
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:00 am to Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:00 pm

NYCxDESIGN is New York City’s official citywide celebration of design, taking place this year May 3–24. Spanning all disciplines of design, NYCxDESIGN creates a collaborative platform for cultural and commercial opportunities, elevates established and emerging design practices and increases awareness of and appreciation for design by all audiences.

The Store at MAD
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for an evening to toast and meet The Store at MAD’s new fine jewelry artists who redefine the modern heirloom for the contemporary woman. Their jewelry is dynamic and constantly changing, while being timeless in the face of the shifting aesthetics of our contemporary lives.

Encounters
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join designer Ryohei Kawanishi or a member of his fashion team for a live activation of his installation “NEW” Collection, during which the public will be invited to act as “fashion buyers” and, through role-playing, will be made aware of the process and marketing that go into making fashion collections.

Talks
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:30 pm

This talk will look at the act of designing from necessity as opposed to creating for pleasure. The discussion will focus on how four women have used their life experiences and challenges to create work with a social narrative and ability to mobilize masses.

Studio Sundays
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Create a narrative quilt! Join us in the classroom to read the beloved Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold, and discuss Ringgold’s quilts and the handbag they inspired.

MADmakes
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:00 pm

MAD’s Van Lier Fellow Camille Hoffman and artist-in-residence Ariel Jackson will guide visitors in an exploration of collage techniques during this this iteration of MADmakes.

Talks
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Organized in conjunction with MAD’s exhibition fashion after Fashion, this program features a conversation about the contemporary state of fashion between Edelkoort and exhibition curator Hazel Clark.

Encounters
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join designer Ryohei Kawanishi or a member of his fashion team for a live activation of his installation “NEW” Collection, during which the public will be invited to act as “fashion buyers” and, through role-playing, will be made aware of the process and marketing that go into making fashion collections.

Derrick Adams

The Journey, 2017
Mixed media collage on paper.
Photo: Adam Reich

Members
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Please join MAD’s William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator Shannon R. Stratton in exploring the studio of artist Derrick Adams.

The Museum of Arts and Design

2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Special Events
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

The Museum of Arts and Design is celebrating the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) Art Museum Day by offering Pay-What-You-Wish admission, special public programs and tours, as well as discounts on Membership and at the Store at MAD on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 10 am to 9 pm.

Talks
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Discover the art and design made at MAD with the residents of the Artist Studios Program. Join outgoing artists as they discuss their work in a presentation in the Theater at MAD.

BundleDye

Beezie Textiles Bundle Dye Workshop
Photo: Heidi Lee

Workshops
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join textile artist Barrie Cohen of Beezie Textiles for an afternoon learning bundle-dyeing techniques using found flora, inspired by MAD’s current exhibition Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture.

Encounters
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join designer Ryohei Kawanishi or a member of his fashion team for a live activation of his installation “NEW” Collection, during which the public will be invited to act as “fashion buyers” and, through role-playing, will be made aware of the process and marketing that go into making fashion collections.

Encounters
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join designer Ryohei Kawanishi or a member of his fashion team for a live activation of his installation “NEW” Collection, during which the public will be invited to act as “fashion buyers” and, through role-playing, will be made aware of the process and marketing that go into making fashion collections.

Performance
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Organized in response to MAD’s exhibition fashion after Fashion, this two-hour durational performance program features new works by interdisciplinary artists, designers, and dancers whose projects navigate the intersections of fashion, sculpture, installation, and performance.

Workshops
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 1:00 pm

This workshop will investigate adding beads to traditional embroidery stitches, as well as fringing, edging, and creating three-dimensional embellishments.

Exhibitions on view
Melanie Bernier

Thank You for Your Service, 2016
Second-hand denim, wool, silkscreen on denim, suminagashi on denim, tencel, bugle beads, canvas, thread, snaps
Courtesy the artist

RESPONSE: Melanie Bernier

Thursday, May 11, 2017 to Sunday, July 2, 2017

Crafting a New York Story

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017
ensæmble

In-betweens Surface 1, 2015, pigment print

Courtesy of ensæmble

Thursday, April 27, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017

"Hippie Royalty on the Rocks," Ibiza, 1969. Photo by Karl Ferris, featuring crocheted designs by 100% Birgitta.

Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture

Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
Stanley Rosen

From left to right:

Untitled, 1959
Untitled, 1965–67
Untitled, 1964–65

MAD Collects

Monday, November 28, 2016 to Sunday, October 15, 2017