Events
Museum Hours
MAD is open from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm from Tuesday to Sunday. On Thursday and Friday, the Museum is open until 9:00 pm
Docent Tours
There are docent tours daily at 11:30 am and 3:00 pm, as well as 6:30 pm on Thursday evenings. Docent tours are free with admission and meet in the lobby.
Artist Studios
The Artist Studios are open daily from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm, as well as 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Thursdays and Fridays.
Rachel Frank

Visit Rachel Frank this Friday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Rachel Frank uses sculpture, video, and performance to explore the tensions between the natural world and the human-made, the animal and the political, and the past and the present. Themes of environmentalism and social justice are examined through narratives focused on...

Ilana Harris-Babou

Visit Ilana Harris-Babou this Tuesday–Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Ilana Harris-Babou uses music videos, cooking shows, and home improvement television as material in an abject exploration of the American Dream. She works primarily in ceramic sculpture and video installation, and frames messy scenes with studio lighting and HD video in order...

Mariana Garibay Raeke
MADmakes
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Explore mold-making with artist-in-residence Mariana Garibay Raeke. Visitors will cast an array of shapes in clay using a selection of commercial molds and handmade molds fashioned out of common household materials such as paper cups.

Talks
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Travel back to the late 1960s/early 1970s with curator Lauren Whitley of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to explore the era’s freewheeling fun fashions in celebration of MAD’s exhibition Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture.

Photo credit: Alana Mercurio

Members
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:00 am

Following an introduction by the Parrish Art Museum’s Chief Curator Alicia Longwell, guests will tour the Parrish Art Museum’s current exhibitions John Graham: Maverick Modernist and Platform: Clifford Ross: Light/Waves.

Talks
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Vanessa Friedman, Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic for the New York Times, joins Hazel Clark, curator of MAD’s exhibition fashion after Fashion, for a conversation about the contemporary state of fashion and where it might go next.

Workshops
Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 1:00 pm

In Japanese, the word kumihimo means to gather or combine cord or thread. The traditional belt of the kimono, the obi, was once bound by a cord of kumihimo called an obijime. Samurai once used kumihimo as laces for their armor. It is an art both culturally significant and beautiful.

Exhibitions on view
Melanie Bernier

Thank You for Your Service, 2016
Second-hand denim, wool, silkscreen on denim, suminagashi on denim, tencel, bugle beads, canvas, thread, snaps
Courtesy the artist

RESPONSE: Melanie Bernier

Thursday, May 11, 2017 to Sunday, July 2, 2017

Crafting a New York Story

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017
ensæmble

In-betweens Surface 1, 2015, pigment print

Courtesy of ensæmble

Thursday, April 27, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017

"Hippie Royalty on the Rocks," Ibiza, 1969. Photo by Karl Ferris, featuring crocheted designs by 100% Birgitta.

Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture

Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
Stanley Rosen

From left to right:

Untitled, 1959
Untitled, 1965–67
Untitled, 1964–65

MAD Collects

Monday, November 28, 2016 to Sunday, October 15, 2017