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 Jesse Harrod this Friday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Jesse Harrod manipulates and transforms materials to animate their sexual and sensual qualities and explore the intersections between queer kinship, support, and sexuality. In her sculptural installations, she works with rope as a pliable element that she regards much like a...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join artist Anne Lindberg for an intimate discussion with Yen Ha, a New York–based architect and founding principal of Front Studio Architects.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Join us for a daylong professional development workshop investigating “The Future of Craft” through discussion, gallery exploration, and making.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Exploring the intersections between materiality, space, philosophy, and storytelling, MAD Artist Studios resident Victoria Manganiello makes installations, abstract paintings, and performances with handwoven textiles, using hand-spun yarn and hand-mixed natural and synthetic dyes. 

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Design’s role in society is as vital as it is expansive: it can amplify what needs to be heard, bring clarity to the convoluted, provide access to the inaccessible, build empathy where there is division, inspire new thought, and encourage essential action.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Curator’s Circle and above are invited to join MAD’s William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator Shannon R. Stratton for a private tour of Sterling Ruby: Ceramics.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 2:30 pm to 7:45 pm

On the occasion of New York City Jewelry Week, this daylong symposium brings together some of the most exciting voices in contemporary American jewelry.

The Store at MAD
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for the opening cocktail party and shopping event of RE:FINE Holiday 2018 premiering 19 forward-thinking jewelers who offer a refreshing alternative to the conventional world of fine jewelry. On the night of the event guests will enjoy a 20% savings on all purchases.

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Nearly every color can be created with natural dyes made from scratch using ingredients from your local supermarket, including herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Join fiber artist Victoria Manganiello for this hands-on workshop and learn to create and mix your own natural dyes for use on organic fibers.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

In this exciting workshop, MAD artist-in-residence Victoria Manganiello will guide visitors in decorating and printing tote bags using LED lights and electrical-conductive threads and paints. In addition to learning a new skill, participants will leave with a series of references, inspirations, and materials for continued experimentation. 

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm

Experience performances by some of New York’s most exciting musicians in response to Anne Lindberg’s the eyes level, a site-specific installation that uses hundreds of strings to evoke a cool ray of light raking across the gallery.

Exhibitions on view
Robert Baines

Five Rings, California (?), 1969 (?)

Chrome plated, silver, stone (?), case, print, pen on paper

5 7/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. (15 x 24.2 x 21.5 cm)

Collection of the artist

Photo by Robert Baines, courtesy Robert Baines


Fourteen Stories by Robert Baines

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Sunday, March 3, 2019
Anne Lindberg

Installation view of the eye’s level by Anne Lindberg at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York (October 16, 2018–March 3, 2019).

Photo by Jenna Bascom; courtesy the Museum of Arts and Design

by Anne Lindberg

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Sunday, March 3, 2019


Thursday, September 20, 2018 to Sunday, March 10, 2019

The Future of Craft Part 2

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Sunday, March 17, 2019

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
Bayne Peterson

Untitled, 2017

Dyed plywood, dyed epoxy

15 1/8 × 21 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (38.4 × 54.6 × 13.3 cm)

Photo by Jeffrey Sturges, courtesy Kristen Lorello. NY.

The Future of Craft Part 1

Thursday, September 6, 2018 to Sunday, March 31, 2019
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