Events
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 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 Pecha Kucha style presentation in the Theater at MAD.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Between the early 1950s and 1968, Peter Voulkos reshaped expectations around the ceramic medium, and created a varied body of work both in abstract and pottery forms. Today, this work seems more relevant than ever, as artists increasingly turn to ceramics for its expressive possibilities.

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Jenni Sorkin, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will be speaking about the legacy of Bauhaus-trained potter Marguerite Wildenhain (American, b. France, 1896–1985).

Exhibitions on view today

By Margaret and Christine Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring

Thursday, September 15, 2016 to Sunday, January 22, 2017

The Last Straw (detail), 1974
Coille Hooven
Photo by Steve Kahn
Courtesy the Museum of Arts and Design 

Tell It By Heart

Thursday, September 22, 2016 to Sunday, February 5, 2017

Little Maid, 2014
Chris Antemann in collaboration with MEISSEN®
Courtesy of MEISSEN®

Forbidden Fruit

Thursday, September 22, 2016 to Sunday, February 5, 2017