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.

Visit Monika Zarzeczna this Tuesday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Monika Zarzeczna’s sculptures stem from an exploration of objects, forms, and their perceived purpose, asking deeper questions regarding the intent and history of an object. Zarzeczna assembles and preserves collected materials, colors, and found objects to create work that...

Special Events
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

On World AIDS Day, Visual AIDS presents the 29th annual Day With(out) Art: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS, highlighting the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy today. 

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Inspired by the intersections between food and fibers, current Artist Studios resident Victoria Manganiello has been traveling the world to make handwoven tablecloths with local weavers and home-cooked meals with local chefs. 

Studio Sundays
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join textile designer Elodie Blanchard for a fun and exciting workshop where participants are invited to sketch out their ideal creature and then create their own soft toy using filling, foam, and fabric.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Facilitated by author Marit Dewhurst, workshop attendees will participate in art activities, explore MAD’s exhibitions, and engage in dialogue about how to get to know our neighbors.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for an in-depth lecture covering DIA’s “Input Output” studio approach highlighting the thinking and process behind kinetic identity design and typography.

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Slow down, unplug, and experience MAD in a whole new way through meditation workshops led by Kadampa Meditation Center NYC.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Supporting members and above are invited to join Samantha De Tillio, Assistant Curator and Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy, Assistant Manager of Curatorial Affairs for a private tour of The Burke Prize 2018: The Future of Craft Part 2

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

In this iteration of MADmakes, visitors will create their own mixed-media tapestries by sewing together found textiles and embroidering recycled fabric.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm

Experience performances by some of New York’s most exciting musicians in response to Anne Lindberg’s the eye’s level, a site-specific installation that uses hundreds of strings to evoke a cool ray of light raking across the gallery.

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join artist Nirvana Santos for an introduction to life casting. Participants will work in pairs to make a mold of their own hands using the nontoxic alginate method.

Exhibitions on view
Robert Baines

Five Rings, California (?), 1969 (?)

Chrome plated, silver, stone (?), case, print, pen on paper

5 7/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. (15 x 24.2 x 21.5 cm)

Collection of the artist

Photo by Robert Baines, courtesy Robert Baines


Fourteen Stories by Robert Baines

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Sunday, March 3, 2019
Anne Lindberg

Installation view of the eye’s level by Anne Lindberg at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York (October 16, 2018–March 3, 2019).

Photo by Jenna Bascom; courtesy the Museum of Arts and Design

by Anne Lindberg

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Sunday, March 3, 2019


Thursday, September 20, 2018 to Sunday, March 10, 2019

The Future of Craft Part 2

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Sunday, March 17, 2019

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
Bayne Peterson

Untitled, 2017

Dyed plywood, dyed epoxy

15 1/8 × 21 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (38.4 × 54.6 × 13.3 cm)

Photo by Jeffrey Sturges, courtesy Kristen Lorello. NY.

The Future of Craft Part 1

Thursday, September 6, 2018 to Sunday, March 31, 2019
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