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.
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Raw wool, wood, marking crayon
H:12-W:12-D:3 inches
Photo Credit: Keith Nolan Photography

Visit Brigitta Varadi this Tuesday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Utilizing painting, textile, video, and public engagement, Brigitta Varadi explores cultural traditions that relate to the invisible, everyday rituals of working life. She examines the disappearing traditions and daily activities of small, secluded communities around the ...

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,...

Special Events
Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:00 am to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Experimental animator Jodie Mack creates handmade 16mm films that combine the formal techniques and structures of abstract, absolute animation with those of cinematic genres. Frequently made with collaged domestic materials, her work explores the relationship between fine-art abstraction and mass-produced, decorative imagery.

MADmakes
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join artist-in-residence Jesse Harrod to explore drawing through stitch. Working with large needles on burlap, participants will learn mark making with yarn and thread, along with other basic embellishment techniques.

Artslab
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join Aqeel Malcolm in MAD’s Artist Studios to make hair jewelry using various textures of synthetic human hair. Whether kinky, frizzy, nappy, wavy, curly, or straight, hair has a direct connection to the human body and our personal identities.

Symposium
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Bard Graduate Center; The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design; and the Museum of Arts and Design are pleased to announce the symposium, Shared Ground: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Craft Studies.

Symposium
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Bard Graduate Center; The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design; and the Museum of Arts and Design are pleased to announce the symposium, Shared Ground: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Craft Studies.

Symposium
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00 am to 3:45 pm

Bard Graduate Center; The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design; and the Museum of Arts and Design are pleased to announce the symposium, Shared Ground: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Craft Studies.

Special Events
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Museum of Arts and Design is proud to be part of Smithsonian Museum Day, an event that brings together museums, zoos, and cultural institutions from all 50 states to offer free admission to Museum Day ticket holders.

Van Lier Fellow Lexy Ho Tai

Photo by Heidi Bohnenkamp

Talks
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Have questions about your application for the Artist Studios program? Join MAD staff as they discuss the program and walk potential candidates through the application process.

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