Smithsonian Museum Day 2019

Sat, Sep 21 / 10 am–6 pm

The Museum of Arts and Design is proud to be part of Smithsonian Museum Day , an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Get your ticket.

Museum Day Events

Talk | The Tulle Artistry of Benjamin Shine
Multidisciplinary artist Benjamin Shine discusses and presents examples of his pioneering work with tulle to create ethereal three-dimensional portraits.

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Exhibitions on view

The World of Anna Sui

Vera Paints a Scarf: The Art and Design of Vera Neumann

In the Artist Studios

Paolo Arao, 10 am–5 pm

Anthony Akinbola, 1–4 pm

Learn more about the Artist Studios visitor experience.

Docent Tours take place at 11:30 am and 3 pm.

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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