Museum Hours
MAD is open from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm from Tuesday to Sunday. On Thursday and Friday, the Museum is open until 9:00 pm
Docent Tours
There are docent tours daily at 11:30 am and 3:00 pm, as well as 6:30 pm on Thursday evenings. Docent tours are free with admission and meet in the lobby.
Artist Studios
The Artist Studios are open daily from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm, as well as 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Thursdays and Fridays.
Bedside Table (Valli)

gouache, paper, clay, balsa, tissue, thread
5.6 x 2.9 x 1.4 inches

Visit Rachel Grobstein this Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Rachel Grobstein creates miniature sculptures and paintings based on objects from everyday life. Her work ranges from constellations that evoke arrangements of natural specimens to still lifesthat catalogue a daily world where domestic routine meets consumer culture and...

Tamara Santibañez

Visit Tamara Santibañez this Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Tamara Santibañez draws from her holistic identity as it relates to the worlds of the American South, Mexican tradition, immigrant family dynamics, queerness, punk rock, and sadomasochism. She grounds her own experiences through piecing together formative fabrics, sounds,...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

MAD Museum members and supporters are invited to a private reception in celebration of Sterling Ruby: Ceramics and The Burke Prize 2018: The Future of Craft Part 2.

Studio Sundays
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join exhibiting artist Lexy Ho-Tai to create a Kooker—a wild and wacky creature from a playful, faraway world. Using their imaginations, participants will create a Kooker mask or headdress using found and recycled materials.

Artist Studios
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Damien Davis explores historical representations of blackness by seeking to unpack the visual language of cultures both domestic and abroad, questioning how representations of race are coded and decoded through craft, design, and digital modes of production.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

How many ads have you designed? How many products have you helped launched? Have you ever designed an end? Does it matter?

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Supporting members and above are invited to join exhibition artists Robert Baines and Anne Lindberg for a private tour of Fake News and True Love: Fourteen Stories by Robert Baines and the eye’s level: Ann Lindberg.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:00 am

This trip may be limited to 25 participants, and reservations will be taken in order of receipt. The itinerary provided is provisional. In the event that any changes are made, be assured that the quality of the program will be maintained.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join contemporary jewelry artist Robert Baines for a humorous performative lecture and a Q&A on the occasion of the exhibition Fake News and True Love: Fourteen Stories by Robert Baines.

Emiko Shinozaki
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join Emiko Shinozaki to create interactive jewelry using thin layers of gold, silver, silicone, and circuitry. Each piece of “skin jewelry” will be programmed to communicate with external devices and will perform as a wearable capacitive touch sensor to trigger music, lights, and video.

Sanford Biggers

"Big Dada", 2018, Antique quilt, birch plywood, gold leaf, 66h x 96w x 27d in. Courtesy of Monique Meloche Gallery”

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:30 pm

Curator’s Circle and above are invited to join MAD’s William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator Shannon R. Stratton for an exclusive studio visit with notable artist Sanford Biggers.

Exhibitions on view
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