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.

Reduced admission is in effect during exhibition installation.

Visit Dana Melamed this Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Dana Melamed explores the power struggle between humanity and the environment through assembled wall sculptures, each comprising a unique urban topography. Melamed composes her work layer upon layer, fusing scratched patches of foil, paper, wood, found industrial objects, and...

Visit Xin Liu this Tuesday–Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Mixing scientific research with personal narratives, Xin Liu creates transformative, participatory experiences and bodily objects to examine the constitution of subjectivity and affects. She trained as an engineer for two decades, and technology functions as her native...

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 1:00 pm

For this workshop, students will learn how to braid strands of ornate, jewel-like thread into modern kumihimo rope, selecting warp threads to create a braid that can also be embellished with beads.

Studio Sundays
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Studio Sunday, a making workshop for all ages, where kids can create their own projects.

Barrie Cohen
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Barrie Cohen of Beezie Textiles returns to the Museum to teach the traditional Japanese techniques of Shibori tie-dyeing with indigo, using onion skins and cochineal as additional sources of color.

Tai Hwa Goh
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Artist-in-residence Tai Hwa Goh uses paper and printmaking to create incredible installations influenced by the natural world. Join Goh for this drop-in workshop, where visitors will assist the artist in creating an installation inspired by the architecture at MAD.

Exhibitions on view

Crafting a New York Story

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

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

MAD Collects

Monday, November 28, 2016 to Monday, September 11, 2017
Sarah Zapata

Installation view, If I Could by Sarah Zapata (2017). Image courtesy of Deli Gallery.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Sunday, January 7, 2018
Arjen Noordeman and Christie Wright

Horn Bracelet, 2010
Porcelain, gold luster

5 x 4 x 4 1/2 in. (12.7 x 10.2 x 11.4 cm)3 in. diameter opening

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Collections Committee, 2011

Part of Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Sunday, February 11, 2018
Studio PSK

Polyphonic Playground x Studio Wayne McGregor, Here East, London 2016

Photo by: Katy Davies

Part of Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Sunday, February 11, 2018