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 Heechan Kim this Tuesday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Heechan Kim applies traditional craft techniques in new contexts to reimagine and explore outcomes, and challenge craft’s visual potential. At MAD, Kim will continue developing applications for Hempcrete, a new sustainable building material that is waterproof, fireproof,...

Visit Anthony Akinbola this Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

The Museum of Arts and Design has selected Anthony Akinbola as its eighth MAD Artist Fellow. Created in 2016, the fellowship is dedicated to promoting emerging artists from historically underrepresented communities. MAD Fellows work on site fulltime in a dedicated studio...

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Inspired by The World of Anna Sui, gallery adventures and design activities for the whole family! 

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 4:00 pm

A Sui Saturday conversation with the fashion designer Anna Sui and her longtime collaborators legendary hairstylist Garren and celebrated make-up artist Pat McGrath moderated by Barneys' window dresser Simon Doonan. 

Special Events
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 6:30 pm

On November 4, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will honor the Haas Brothers at the MAD Ball, New York's most highly anticipated event of the year.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

K-12 educators in a range of subjects are invited to participate in a full-day professional development workshop inspired by MAD's fall exhibitions

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

Join us before the Museum is open for an insightful tour and stimulating discussion of Vera Paints a Scarf: The Art and Design of Vera Neumann especially designed for parents and caregivers to enjoy while caring for little ones.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Supporting members and above are invited to join MAD Assistant Curator, Barbara Paris Gifford, for an exclusive tour of The World of Anna Sui.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Enjoy an open bar of wine and beer in a printing workshop inspired by The World of Anna Sui led by master printer Leslie Diuguid.

Workshops, Artist Studios
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Transform colored wool into a three-dimensional felted sculpture during this free introductory workshop with MAD Artist-in-Residence Natalia Arbelaez.


Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Juan Carlos Pagan (designer, typographer, and co-founder of Sunday Afternoon) takes us into a closer look at his body of work highlighting visual elements that have impacted him throughout the course of his life and creative journey. 

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm

A free workshop for teens with artist-in-residence Max Colby, who will introduce the basic techniques of appliqué.

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 4:00 pm

A screening and conversation with the filmmaker of Whispering Cave, a documentary short tracing the search for Ana Mendieta's lost cave sculptures in Jaruco, Cuba.

The Store at MAD
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Premiering the new collections of 22 forward-thinking jewelers who offer a refreshing alternative to the conventional world of fine jewelry. On the night of the event our guests will enjoy a 20% savings on all purchases.


Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Jewelry scholar Deanna Farneti Cera traces the history of costume jewelry from its invention in the 1700s to its accomplishments, both technically and artistically, in the present day.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Join a MAD docent and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a focused and intimate gallery tour of our current exhibitions. Visitors will gain an understanding of the materials, processes, and concepts that drive innovation in the fields of art, craft, and design. The docent will also open the floor for discussion about the works on view.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Vera Paints a Scarf: The Art and Design of Vera Neumann, Debbie Millman, host of the podcast Design Matters, moderates a discussion of the designer's remarkable success building a lifestyle brand that continues to resonate with collectors and tastemakers.

Exhibitions on view
Vera Neumann

Photo: Jenna Bascom

The Art and Design of Vera Neumann

Thursday, August 8, 2019 to Sunday, January 26, 2020

Thursday, September 12, 2019 to Sunday, February 23, 2020

Thursday, October 3, 2019 to Sunday, April 12, 2020
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