MAD Ball 2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Cipriani 42nd Street

Honoring Madeleine Albright and Sterling Ruby

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will honor luminaries from the worlds of art, fashion, real estate, and design at its most highly anticipated event of the year, the MAD Ball. Honorees exemplify the Museum’s mission to celebrate leadership and the creative process through which materials are crafted into objects and design that enhance contemporary life.  Madeleine Albright and Sterling Ruby are this year’s honorees.

MAD Ball is the Museum’s single most important fundraiser and all proceeds help fund MAD’s education, public and exhibition programs, and general operations, which serve over 300,000 people per year.  We look forward to having you join us to celebrate the achievements of these extraordinary individuals!

For questions regarding MAD Ball 2017, please call Stephanie Lang at 212.299.7729 or email

Events for Members

Photo credit: Alana Mercurio

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Following an introduction by the Parrish Art Museum’s Chief Curator Alicia Longwell, guests will tour the Parrish Art Museum’s current exhibitions John Graham: Maverick Modernist and Platform: Clifford Ross: Light/Waves.