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MAD About Jewelry 2021

The ultimate contemporary jewelry pop-up returns in person for a special holiday celebration.

SAVE THE DATE! MAD About Jewelry 2022 Opening Benefit Preview will take place on April 26 and sale dates are April 27–30.

December 6-11, the Museum of Arts and Design will present MAD About Jewelry, its annual show and sale featuring designs from more than 40 emerging and acclaimed US-based jewelry artists. MAD About Jewelry has become known as the ultimate pop-up shop for contemporary artist-made jewelry, where collectors and jewelry enthusiasts have the rare opportunity to meet and acquire pieces from some of the most innovative creators in the field.

MAD About Jewelry Hours 

Admission is free. Reserve timed tickets online.

Tue, Dec 7, 10 am to 6 pm
Wed, Dec 8, 10 am to 6 pm*
Thu, Dec 9, 10 am to 8 pm
Fri, Dec 10, 10 am to 6 pm
Sat, Dec 11, 10 am to 6 pm

*Piercing appointments available throughout the day with jeweler Pamela Love. Please contact to make an appointment.

The Of Rare Origin Truck-Show will be in the Museum Lobby during Monday's Benefit Preview and sale days Dec 7 and 8. Learn more.

MAD About Jewelry is in keeping with the Museum’s long-standing commitment to present jewelry as an art form. MAD is the only American museum to possess a gallery dedicated to the display of both special jewelry exhibitions and its own collection of contemporary and modern studio and art jewelry.

MAD is proud to celebrate our artist community. Proceeds from MAD About Jewelry will benefit participating artists and support the museum’s educational programs. For more information, please contact Rebekka Grossman at

In accordance with the Mayor of New York City’s Emergency Executive Order, all attendees are required to provide I.D. and proof of vaccination against Covid-19. Learn more about the Museum’s health and safety protocols.

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