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MAD About Jewelry 2022

The ultimate contemporary jewelry pop-up.

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April 27–30, the Museum of Arts and Design will present MAD About Jewelry, its annual benefit sale of contemporary jewelry featuring designs from more than 40 emerging and acclaimed international 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 Sale Hours 

Wed, April 27, 10 am to 6 pm
Thu, April 28, 10 am to 8 pm
Fri, April 29, 10 am to 6 pm
Sat, April 30, 10 am to 6 pm

MAD About Jewelry Opening Benefit Preview Dinner

Join us Tuesday, April 26 for our benefit evening featuring first access for patrons to meet the artists and acquire their designs, a cocktail hour and reception, as well as a dinner honoring the 2022 MAD About Jewelry Award recipients, the iconic British fashion and textile designer Dame Zandra Rhodes and Art Jewelry Forum. Established in 1997 to promote critical attention to contemporary jewelry, AJF has become the leading voice for art jewelry’s advancement, serving to establish and elevate jewelry’s contributions to art.

Cocktails and Shopping, 5 pm
Dinner and Award Ceremony at Robert restaurant, 7:30 pm


MAD About Jewelry is in keeping with the Museum’s long-standing commitment to presenting 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

Please review our health and safety protocols before you arrive. Face coverings for vistors are strongly recommended, even if vaccinated. Thank you for your cooperation.

2022 MAD About Jewelry artist Mercedes Castro Corbat. Photo: Jenna Bascom

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