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MAD Ball

Honoring Judy Chicago! Live on Zoom from anywhere. Plus, small, in-person watch parties. Be a part of MAD Ball wherever you are!

Join us for MAD Ball 2020, New York's most highly anticipated event of the year!

Celebrating MAD Champions Simona & Jerome A. Chazen, Laura & Lewis Kruger, and Barbara & Donald Tober. 

Host: MX Justin Vivian Bond

Musical Performance: Rosanne Cash

Conversation with Judy Chicago

Tribute to Nanette L. Laitman in memoriam

MAD Ball 2020

Positioned at the intersection of art, craft, design, and technology, the Museum is debuting a new format for this unforgettable annual event. Addressing safety and social-distancing needs, simultaneous, intimate gatherings will be hosted at various locations. During these parties, participants will connect through Zoom for a global celebration of Judy Chicago’s lifetime achievements with special appearances from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Brooklyn Museum.

6:00 PM Virtual Pre-Show and Cocktails
6:30 PM Live Entertainment, Conversation with Judy Chicago, and Awards Presentation
8:00 PM Celebrations Continue In Person and Via Zoom

Exclusive playlist by Timo Weiland
Event Artistic Direction and Production by Chiara Clemente

Can't join us? Please make a donation!

Participating artists and designers

Jane Adam
Lindsey Adelman
Sandford Biggers and Marion Boesky Gallery
Caroline Broadhead
Ashley Buchanan
Judy Chicago
Orly Cogan
Liz Collins
Erin Dailey
Christian Dior
Jen Dwyer
Andrew Erdos
Sebastian Errazuriz
Paula Giecco
Danielle Gori-Montanelli
Trulee Hall
Beth Lipman
Linda Lopez
Cannupa Hanska Luger
Asagi Maeda
Issey Miyake
Margo Morrison
Nick Moss
Carrie Moyer
Jen Neame-Collins
Todd Pavlisko
Sheila Pepe
Uli Rapp
Faith Ringgold and ACA Galleries
Vania Ruiz
Eduardo Sarabia
Kiki Smith
Katie Stout
Francesca Vitali
David Weeks
Brian Weissman
Pae White
Rob Wynne
Jeff Zimmerman and R and Co Gallery

Host commitee

(List in formation)


Davina and Dror Benshetrit
Marian and Russell Burke
Tonya Turner Carroll
Simona and Jerome A. Chazen
Michele and Marty Cohen
Mike De Paola
Barbara and Eric Dobkin
Marcia and Alan Docter
Patti and Michael Dweck
Abby Eletz
Bonnie Eletz
C. Virginia Fields
Melissa and Benjamin Gottesman
Boo Grace
Alexander Hankin
Nick Hissom
Pamela Howard
Linda and Michael Jesselson
Ann Kaplan and Robert Fippinger
Lavon Kellner and Tom Roush
Laura and Lewis Kruger
Kathleen Landy
Cynthia and Jeffrey Manocherian
Marsy Mittlemann
Nathan Myhrvold
Edie Nadler
Judy Nyquist
Katharina Plath
Linda and Seth Plattus
Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn
Cathy Seligman
Malini Shah
Jessica Silverman
Klara and Larry Silverstein
Sugar Foods Corporation
Angela Sun and Ate Atema
Ellen and William S. Taubman
Sara Tayeb-Khalifa
Barbara and Donald Tober
Barbara Waldman




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