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-...

Maria Hupfield
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Join artist Maria Hupfield as she teaches visitors how to design and hand-stitch personalized medallions using industrial felt worn on the body. Participants with cut, sew, and embellish circular pieces of felt that will then be embellished with beaded trim and small metal tin cones made into various hand-cut geometric designs.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

This full-day professional development workshop will include walk-throughs of  Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field and Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound, as well as a presentation by keynote speaker and artist-in-residence Maria Hupfield.

Special Events
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 7:00 pm

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will honor luminaries from the worlds of art, fashion, real estate, and design at its most highly anticipated event of the year, the MAD Ball. 

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Join Van Lier Fellow Lexy Ho-Tai for this fun, family-friendly iteration of MADmakes, which invites visitors to build their own small creatures using found and recycled materials. 

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00 pm

AIGA/NY host designer Michael Johnson (founder of Johnson Banks) as he discusses hints, tips, guidance and warnings on design, branding and how to have (and keep having) great ideas.

Xenobia Bailey

<i>Bit by Bit, Little by Little</i>

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Join Xenobia Bailey as she guides participants through the creation of soft sculpture furniture prototypes. These sculptures will be miniature, as if designed for a dollhouse, and inspired by 1960s and 1970s African-American homemaker aesthetics.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Grab your friends and join us for Teen Night @MAD, an evening of sound and activism at the Museum of Arts and Design. Come to explore exhibitions, screen print, perform, make art, eat snacks, and partake in other hands-on activities in celebration of self-expression. 

The Store at MAD
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The Store at MAD is pleased to premiere RE:FINE Holiday 2017, previously known as Redefining Fine Jewelry. RE:FINE marks The Store’s third seasonal foray into fine jewelry for sale. Guests will enjoy 20% savings all evening.

Maria Hupfield

Installation view of Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field
Photo by Jenna Bascom, courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design


Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Studio Views artist-in-residence Maria Hupfield and special guest Tusia Dabrowska present a twenty-minute performance incorporating improvised movement, sound, and vocalizations. 

Exhibitions on view
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

Advancing the Front Lines of Social Justice

Thursday, November 2, 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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