Events
Museum Hours Today
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Docent Tours
There are docent tours at 11:30 am and 3:00 pm. Click here for daily schedule. Docent tours are free with admission and meet in the lobby.
Open Studios
The Artist Studios are open today from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm.
Detail of “Ancestors at Work (with Shovels)”

ceramic, fabric, quilt batting, yarn

ceramic: 5”x3”x3”

2014

Visit Rachel Farmer this Sunday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Rachel Farmer is a ceramic artist who was raised in Utah.  Her work explores her Mormon pioneer ancestry, as well as larger mythologies of the western United States, hidden LGBT and women’s histories, and our contemporary relationship to the western landscape.  Farmer is...

Project Space
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:00 am to Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Exploring both the history and contemporary uses of screen printing, the Museum of Arts and Design creates its very own custom screen printing studio, The Print Shop. Staged within the 6th floor Open Studios, The Print Shop assembles historic items with contemporary works to showcase the legacy of this unique technique across the art and design spectrum.

Exhibitions on view today
Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel in foundry.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 to Sunday, August 21, 2016

The artist manipulating the tops of rods shaped like cattails, using individual fingers to move specific rods, to create a complex sound
1975

Bertoia Barn
Barto, PA
Photo by and courtesy of Beverly H. Twitchell

Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
“Gong” Pendant, circa 1960s

Forged sterling silver
4 × 4 × 1/8 in. (10.2 × 10.2 × 0.3 cm)
Courtesy of Leah Gordon Antiques
Photograph by Richard Goodbody

The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016