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.

Visit Summer Studio Residency: Cynthia Alberto and Weaving Hand this Tuesday–Sunday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Since 2008, the Museum of Arts and Design has hosted over 150 contemporary artists, designers, and craftspeople as residents within its Artist Studios Program. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the program, MAD has invited one of its first-...

Studio Sundays
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Studio Sunday, a making workshop for all ages, where kids can create their own projects.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm

Supporting members and above are invited to join Shannon R. Stratton, MAD’s William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator for a special private tour of the exhibition Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 7:00 pm

AIGA/NY hosts Vice and Gretel for a discussion on the launch of Viceland, a cross-platform TV channel set within the confines of a traditional media landscape.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Learn about the process of designing a handwoven textile with artist-in-residence Luam Melake. In this iteration of MADmakes, Melake will show examples of historical precedents and lead a discussion on the significance of color, composition, and material selection, while participants gain hands-on experience drafting designs for textiles on graph paper.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Moderated by Shannon Stratton, this panel discussion brings together Alice Hope, Nadia Martinez, and Barb Smith for a conversation about female artists working in the field of metals.


Installation view of Studio PSK: Polyphonic Playground, part of Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound. Photo by Jenna Bascom, courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Kick off your Halloween weekend early by joining At Play performing artist-in-residence NIC Kay for a drop-in evening of costumes, sound sampling, storytelling, and shadow play at the site of Studio PSK’s installation Polyphonic Playground.

Camille Hoffman
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

In this workshop, artist Camille Hoffman will guide participants in exploring these questions through a combined process of painting, collage, and storytelling.

Exhibitions on view
Ilana Harris-Babou

Cooking with the Erotic (still), 2016. 2-channel HD video, 11:47 min. Image courtesy of the artist.

One Bad Recipe

Thursday, September 7, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017
Sarah Zapata

Installation view, If I Could by Sarah Zapata (2017). Image courtesy of Deli Gallery.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Sunday, January 7, 2018
Arjen Noordeman and Christie Wright

Horn Bracelet, 2010
Porcelain, gold luster

5 x 4 x 4 1/2 in. (12.7 x 10.2 x 11.4 cm)3 in. diameter opening

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Collections Committee, 2011

Part of Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Sunday, February 11, 2018
Studio PSK

Polyphonic Playground x Studio Wayne McGregor, Here East, London 2016

Photo by: Katy Davies

Part of Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Sunday, February 11, 2018
Naama Tsabar

Propagation (Opus 3), 2015

Wood, speakers, amplifiers, mixers, wires, cables, piano strings, bone, cable holders, contact microphones, brass, sheet rock. 6.5 meters high x 6.8 meters wide.

MARTE- Contemporary, El Salvador

Photo by Rodrigo Dada

Courtesy of artist

Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Sunday, February 25, 2018
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