Events
Scott MacDonald
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 7:00 pm

This panel discussion will celebrate the collaborative spirit and tradition of communal production, exhibition and distribution that are synonymous with Canyon Cinema.

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 6:00 pm

For the exhibition Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound, the Museum of Arts and Design commissioned John Brien of Important Records (IMPREC) to create a four-channel algorithmic continuous loop from Harry Bertoia’s archive of sonambient recordings.

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.

Exhibitions on view today
Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel in foundry.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 to Sunday, August 21, 2016
Woven Forms, 1963

Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Crafts (now Museum of Arts and Design)

Photo courtesy American Craft Council Archives

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 to Sunday, September 18, 2016

The artist manipulating the tops of rods shaped like cattails, using individual fingers to move specific rods, to create a complex sound
1975

Bertoia Barn
Barto, PA
Photo by and courtesy of Beverly H. Twitchell

Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
“Gong” Pendant, circa 1960s

Forged sterling silver
4 × 4 × 1/8 in. (10.2 × 10.2 × 0.3 cm)
Courtesy of Leah Gordon Antiques
Photograph by Richard Goodbody

The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016