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.
Maryam Turkey

Visit Maryam Turkey this Sunday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Maryam Turkey is an Iraqi-American industrial designer who aspires to design innovative objects and experiences that reflect our contemporary time.

At MAD, Turkey will continue pushing the application of terra-cotta (baked earth) in our daily objects and decors as a...

Tamara Santibañez

Visit Tamara Santibañez this Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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,...

Workshops
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 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.

Encounters
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Discover the exhibition Sterling Ruby: Ceramics through the lens of Artist Studios resident Monika Zarzeczna, who will use her experience and perspective as an artist as both a guide and a point of departure.

Studio Sundays
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join artist Victoria Manganiello to experiment with fibers and make your own felted creations. Participants will learn the basics of both wet and dry felting, and explore various color combinations and fiber patterns.

Encounters
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 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.

From top left to right bottom: Cannupa Hanska Luger. Photo by Zachary C. Person, courtesy the artist; Roberto Lugo. Photo by Jewellea Photography, courtesy Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia.; Jordan Nassar. Photo courtesy the artist.

Talks
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join Burke Prize artists Cannupa Hanska Luger, Roberto Lugo, and Jordan Nassar for an exciting panel discussion, moderated by Marianna Schaffer of Creative Capital, that highlights diverse ways in which craft can serve as a tool of protest, sociopolitical commentary, and, ultimately, change.

MADmakes
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

MADmakes engages visitors in various art making processes, techniques and ideas. Led by artists-in-residence, MADmakes is a drop-in, hands-on series where visitors can test their skills at art making and creative production.

Talks
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 7:00 pm

On the occasion of the publication of Faith Wilding’s Fearful Symmetries, join Faith Wilding for an autobiographical reading from the book, followed by a conversation with artist and writer, and fellow feminist icon, Mira Schor. There will be a book signing post-event.

Artslab
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join artist Brigitta Varadi to explore the process of traditional wet felting. Using this centuries-old technique, teens will learn how to layer wool into a complete two-dimensional felt fabric artwork.

Members
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 9:00 am to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Explore Mexico City's flourishing arts and design scene on MAD's next members trip! Visit the studios of cutting-edge artists, galleries, private collections, renowned museums including the world-famous Palacio de Bellas Artes, Soumaya and MUNAL Museums.

Talks
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Art and museum professionals, artists, collectors, and interested members of the general public are welcomed to join Alliance for Response NYC (AFRNYC) for an in-depth look at how proper insurance coverage can help protect artworks in the event of an emergency.

Still from <em>Lui</em>, 2016
Cinema
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Experience a new installment of Latin Reel, a year-round film series created to foster understanding and inspire cross-cultural discussions through films made by or about the Latin-American community. This program features the New York premiere of four short films by emerging directors from across South America.

Exhibitions on view
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
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

1ST SITE

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

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

The Future of Craft Part 2

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
Xin Liu

Photo: Rob Chron

Friday, January 25, 2019 to Sunday, May 5, 2019
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