Museum Hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays


General: $16
Seniors: $14
Students: $12
Members: FREE
18 and under: FREE. This does not include groups
Group Rate (8 or more): $12
All groups must make reservations, including during Pay-What-You-Wish hours.

KLM Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Pay-What-You-Wish


Guided Gallery Tours
MAD's volunteer docent corps lead lively discussion-based visits to museum highlights; available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tours last 45-60 minutes and are free with admission. Daily: 11:30 am and 3:00 pm. This does not apply to groups; groups need to make private tour reservations: Click here

Private Tours for Groups
Groups can book private docent-led tours, lasting approximately 60 minutes. All groups, whether docent-led or non-guided, must make a reservation in advance (docent-led tours need 30 days notice; non-guided tours need 7 days notice). Click here for more information or to book a tour.

MADLab for K-12 School Groups
This 90-minute program for students offers a museum tour and hands-on workshop; designed to engage students through direct observation, participation, and exploration through 3D art-making. Click here for program details and to book a MADlab.


MAD prides itself on providing access to art and artists, materials and process, and helping to provide that access to visitors with disabilities is an important part of our mission.  

Click here to read about the ways in which MAD makes itself accessible.


2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Click here for detailed directions.

The Store

The Store at MAD offers a cohesive presentation of well-executed craft, design objects, jewelry, home and fashion accessories.



Mon – Wed and Sat: 10 AM – 7 PM
Thurs – Fri: 10 AM – 9 PM
Sun: 10 AM – 6:00 PM

Visit The Store website for more information


Robert is open for lunch, tea service and dinner serving contemporary American fare with Mediterranean influences prepared by chef Luisa Fernandes.


Visit the Robert website to view an online menu

Today at MAD

10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Docent Tours

There are docent tours at 11:30 am and 3:00 pm. Click here for daily schedule. Docent tours are free with admission and meet in the lobby.

Open Studios

The Artist Studios are open today from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

Connecting Stories

2013, Gold Plated connectors and chain

Visit Nadia Martinez this Friday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Nadia Martinez works in a variety of mediums, with her work reflecting on daily encounters and experiences that are often difficult to express in words.  Martinez strives to make statements that are positive and uplifting and draws from her background in architecture to...

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:00 pm
Safe Disassembly + Other Works

Image Courtesy of Andreas Bunte

Shot on static 16mm film with colorful light leaks and jarring bursts of mechanized sound, Andreas Bunte’s third film about pressure documents an elaborate assembly line of factory workers diffusing bombs. Safe Disassembly follows the careful division of cluster munitions into individual, non-dangerous components, and reveals the highly specialized procedures and equipment this process entails.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:00 am to Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Exploring both the history and contemporary uses of screen printing, the Museum of Arts and Design creates its very own custom screen printing studio, The Print Shop. Staged within the 6th floor Open Studios, The Print Shop assembles historic items with contemporary works to showcase the legacy of this unique technique across the art and design spectrum.