MAD Ball 2021

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Join us October 21 for the celebration of MAD's 65th anniversary!

Honoring William Sofield, architect and interior designer.

Welcoming Nanette L. Laitman Director Tim Rodgers.

Hosted by Machine Dazzle.

Taking place at the Museum and featuring live musical performances, activities with our Artist Studios residents, gallery access, an online auction, and more!

5:00 pm Tim Rodgers and William Sofield in conversation in The Theatre at MAD

6–8:00 pm Cocktails in the Luminaries Lounge with DJ Timo Weiland, activities with our Artist Studios residents, and live music
MAD Luminaries is the Museum’s young patrons group.  They are sponsoring the Luminaries Lounge on Floor 7.  All are welcome to visit the Luminaries Lounge

7:30 pm Join us for dinner at Robert Restaurant and the announcement of the winner of the Burke Prize. Continue the celebration with a special musical performance by Machine Dazzle.

We respectfully require that all attendees are vaccinated against Covid-19. Learn more about our health and safety protocols.

MAD Ball Online Auction is Now Open!

Collect one-of-a-kind works from your favorite artists. Over 60 truly exceptional items are now available online and await your winning bid! Every purchase provides vital support for MAD’s exhibitions and educational programs. Start bidding!


Participating artists and designers*

Manuel Acevedo
Cynthia Alberto
Natalia Arbelaez
Mimi Bai
Lauren Skelly Bailey
Margaret Braun
Judy Chicago
Greg Climer
Anna Condo
Amber Cowan
Machine Dazzle
Jovencio de la Paz
Jocelyn DeSisto
Andrew Erdos
Sebastian Errazuriz
Josh Faught
Coulter Fussell
Danielle Gori-Montanelli
Katya Grokhovsky
Trulee Hall
April Hannah
Amir Hariri
Patrick Jacobs
Sophie Kahn
Jiro Kamata
Julia Kunin
Beth Lipman
Tara Locklear
Andrew Logan
Nancy Lorenz
Shantell Martin
Beau McCall
Kathleen McDermott
Luam Melake
Diane Meyer
Adam Milner
Naomi Mishkin
Issey Miyake
J. Morrison
Iris Nijenhuis
Soull Ogun
Bridget Parris
Uli Rapp
Anna Riley
Cheryl R. Riley
Faith Ringgold
Roche Bobois
Wilfredo Rosado
Erica Rosenfeld
Christina Senia
Kristin Simmons
Rodger Stevens
Georgina Trevino
Adejoke Tugbiyele
Francesca Vitali
Timo Weiland
Rhonda Weppler
Mia Wright-Ross
Sheryl Zacharia
Lilia Ziamou

*List in formation

MAD Ball Benefit Committee*

Susan and Larry Ach
Ark Restaurants
Georgette Bennett
Davina and Dror Benshetrit
Marian and Russell Burke
Diane Charnov
Simona and Jerome A. Chazen
Michele and Marty Cohen
Suzi Rudd Cohen
Mike De Paola
Barbara and Eric Dobkin
Marcia and Alan Docter
Douglas Durst
Patti and Michael Dweck
Abby Eletz
Bonnie Eletz
Eric Fischl
Deban Flexner
Ann Kaplan and Robert Fippinger
Joanna Fisher
Nancy Glickenhaus
Boo Grace
Cristina Grajales
Lorin Gu
Alexander Hankin
Sarah Kayle
LaVon Kellner and Tom Roush
Ike Kier
Laura and Lewis Kruger
Sheila Lambert
Amy Lau
Leonard and Judy Lauder
Cynthia and Jeffrey Manocherian
Marsy Mittlemann
Edie Nadler
Linda and Seth Plattus
Polina Proshkina
Robert Restaurant
Tim Rodgers and Jeff Harakal
Toni Ross
Nazgol Saati and Kambiz Shahbazi
Sheri Sandler
Didi and Oscar Schafer
Schulte, Roth, & Zabel LLP
Christina Senia
Malini Shah
Klara and Larry Silverstein
Nancy Solomon
Casey Steadman
Angela Sun and Ate Atema
Ellen and William S. Taubman
Fern Tessler
Barbara Tober
Barbara Waldman
Timo Weiland

*As of October 4, 2021

Auction powered by Artsy.

Thank you to our beverage partners.

Please review our health and safety protocols before you arrive. MAD strongly recommends all visitors six months and older are vaccinated against Covid-19 and visitors ages two and up wear face coverings, even if vaccinated. Thank you for your cooperation.

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