Events
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 7:00 pm

In this evening dialogue Ryan Roche, this much-welcomed addition to New York’s design community gives an insight into her fascination with creating knitwear.  

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Join Karim Rashid as he takes to the stage at MAD to discuss the last two decades of his design practice.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm

The panel discussion brings together journalists, academics, and designers to discuss this trend of the “women’s” design object.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Discover the art and design made right here at MAD with residents of the Artist Studios as they take to the stage in the Theater at MAD to present their practice and works.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Join Yūji Akimoto, Director of  the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan, and curator of the newly opened exhibition, Japanese Kōgei | Future Forward, for an evening of conversation exploring how the historic Japanese tradition of kōgei is being reconsidered by today’s artists.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Gathering artists, their collaborators and interpreters, this panel discussion looks at the prospect of the end of the world as envisioned in art today.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Gathering a mix of voices, this panel explores how post-war science ficiton, cooldwar strategies and radical fringe writings are being utilized by today’s artists, designers, and politicians as inspiration for their endeavors.  These case studies reveal how our ideas about the world’s end are shaping our world today. 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Artist Ebony G. Patterson joins exhibition curator Karen Patterson for an evening discussion exploring the recently opened exhibition Ebony G. Patterson: Dead Treez

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Join master furniture maker, designer, sculptor, and educator, Wendell Castle for an evening of exploring his prolific six-decade career.  

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Join MAD for an evenin examining the lasting influence of what became know as the "pre-millinal tension" groups and movements have had on today's cultural fields.

Series in Talks