Events
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 Summer Studio Residency: Cynthia Alberto and Weaving Hand this Tuesday–Sunday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Since 2008, the Museum of Arts and Design has hosted over 150 contemporary artists, designers, and craftspeople as residents within its Artist Studios Program. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the program, MAD has invited one of its first-...

Talks
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The role of the designer has been steadily evolving with the rise of digital technologies and is becoming blurrier with the integration of AI, mixed reality, the internet of things, and crypto-currencies into our daily lives. How can you best position yourself for success in the changing tech landscape?

Teachers
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us to examine how the Personal is Political in the art, craft, and design practice of several artists whose work focuses on social justice and identity politics this season.

Photo by Filip Wolak

Studio Sundays
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

In this special iteration of Studio Sunday, visitors are invited to work with artist Natalia Nakazawa for her project Our Stories of Migration.

The Store at MAD
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Bring in your gold jewelry—with or without stones—and Stephanie will weigh it and give you an estimate of your gold credit in dollars.

MADmakes
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Learn how to make papier-mâché masks with artist-in-residence Katya Grokhovsky. Participants will work with paper, glue, water, wire, and paint to shape and decorate unique masks, using their hands and paintbrushes. Grokhovsky will explain various methods of creating handmade masks and discuss how she utilizes these techniques in her own practice.

The Store at MAD
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Bring in your gold jewelry—with or without stones—and Stephanie will weigh it and give you an estimate of your gold credit in dollars.

The Store at MAD
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Bring in your gold jewelry—with or without stones—and Stephanie will weigh it and give you an estimate of your gold credit in dollars.

Andrew Bearnot
Artslab
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join Andrew Bearnot to explore the history, chemistry, and poetics of candy as an artist’s material. Following an introduction to basic techniques of pulling, spinning, blowing, and casting sugar, participants will experiment with these methods to sculpt edible candy creations.

Members
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

MAD Museum members and supporters are invited to a private reception in celebration of the exhibitions Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro and La Frontera: Encounters Along the Border.

Judy Ledgerwood

(2018) Courtesy MAD

Encounters
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

Cristina Celis

Mexico
Dactilar
Neckpieces, 2013
Modeled porcelain, 24k gold leaf, silver
3.2 x 5.1 cm with different length chains
Photo: Francisco Velázquez
Photo courtesy Velvet da Vinci

Talks
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join Mike Holmes and Lorena Lazard, curators of La Frontera: Encounters Along the Border, for a tour of the exhibition followed by a short in-gallery Q&A, moderated by MAD Assistant Curator Barbara Paris Gifford.

Camille Hoffman
Workshops
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Exploring line through landscape and imagination, we will work with material and architectural prompts from our immediate surroundings to map our dreams and memories onto paper.

Performance
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Through video projection, sound, and live performance, Good Day God Damn considers the fractured American landscape, transforming MAD’s Theater in the process. Drawing on cinematic thriller conventions, Acosta and her collaborators flow through domestic borders, mingle with the extraterrestrial, and unpack the limitations of land.

J. Fred Woell and “Noxin”

Photo: J. Fred Woell

Image Courtesy Kane-Lewis Productions

Cinema
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Q&A with Glenn Adamson, Helen Drutt, and Paul J. Smith. Moderated by MAD’s Assistant Curator Barbara Paris Gifford.

A new documentary film directed by Richard Kane, J. Fred Woell: An American Vision celebrates the pioneering metal artist who created work with wit, satire, and meaning.

Workshops
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

For this workshop, MAD exhibiting artist Camille Hoffman teams up with esteemed author and poet Sarah Gambito to engage in a generative exploration of creative writing, bodily kinetics, and art making.

Exhibitions on view
Camille Hoffman

Landing (Mist Parts Over Columbus Circle), 2017

Medical records, credit card offers, tiki decorations, nature calendars, plastic tablecloths, plastic bags, Dora the Explorer puzzle pieces, photo, maps and oil on chicken wire and wood 

48 x 66 x 4 inches

 

Pieceable Kingdom

Thursday, January 18, 2018 to Sunday, April 8, 2018

Travel and Segregation in Jim Crow America

Thursday, March 1, 2018 to Sunday, April 8, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018 to Sunday, August 12, 2018

1ST SITE

Thursday, March 22, 2018 to Sunday, September 9, 2018

The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro

Thursday, March 22, 2018 to Sunday, September 9, 2018
Kevin Hughes

United States
Necklace, 2013
Plastic from water jug, duct tape, silver
10.1 x 15.2 x 4.4 cm
Photo: the artist Photo courtesy of Velvet da Vinci

Encounters Along the Border

Thursday, March 1, 2018 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
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