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...

Visit Emma Sulkowicz this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Emma Sulkowicz earned a BFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University and studied studio art in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. They are perhaps best known for their senior thesis at Columbia, Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight), an endurance...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

In conjunction with Summer Studio Residency: Cynthia Alberto and Weaving Hand, Artist Studios Program alum Cynthia Alberto presents Techno-Love Series, an interactive audiovisual exhibit that activates thirty of her woven, wearable “cocoons.”

Studio Sundays
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join artist Cynthia Alberto and members of the Brooklyn-based collective Weaving Hand for a collaborative weaving event that takes over the Museum’s entire sixth floor!

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

For this iteration of MADmakes, join artist-in-residence Monika Zarzeczna in experimenting with paper and mixed-media sculpture.

Special Events
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 7:00 am to 1:00 pm

MAD is pleased to participate in Summer Streets, the New York City Department of Transportation’s annual initiative that opens miles of city streets to fun, family-friendly and free activities in a traffic-free environment.

Exhibitions on view

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


Thursday, March 22, 2018 to Thursday, September 6, 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
Tanya Aguiñiga

Installation view of Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care

Photo by Jenna Bascom. Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design.


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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