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 Lily Moebes this Wednesday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Lily Moebes uses her practice to study how dissociation affects agency in the traumatized body. She explores the politics of details and their erasure, with a focus on the body, the family, and the public sphere. Erasure being inherently violent, she engages details as a...

Visit Emma Sulkowicz this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Emma Sulkowicz earned a BFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University and studied studio art in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. They are perhaps best known for their senior thesis at Columbia, Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight), an endurance...

Studio Sundays
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join artist Anna Riley to make your own paper using both traditional fibers and non-traditional materials. Additional elements (flower petals, leaves, thread, etc.) will be provided for use in personalizing your creations.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Join us for a full-day professional development workshop focusing on the exhibitions Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro and Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft and Care. 

Yongbaek Lee
Angel Soldier (still), 2011
Digital video
Courtesy the artist
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Curated by filmmaker and artist Jodie Mack, this program of short films foregrounds objects and collections in a parade of motifs that range from the ornamental to the lexical.

Photo by Azikiwe Mohammed

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join Marcel Rosa-Salas and Isabel Flower as they walk us through their project Documenting the Nameplate which looks at archiving stories and significance of the Nameplate as a design and cultural object.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join Artist Studios Program alum and exhibiting artist Anna Riley to experiment with the mold-and-deckle papermaking process, using traditional fibers and non-traditional inclusions.

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This introductory workshop explores weaving as a powerful creative tool for healing and self-discovery, transforming MAD’s sixth floor into a safe space in which to address our physical ailments, traumas, anxieties, and struggles. Emphasis will be placed on the ways in which color, texture, pattern, and process combine to express our memories and initiate healing.

Exhibitions on view
Anna Riley

The Stone for Burning, 2016

One of sixteen digital prints in series

Image courtesy the artist


The Softening of Stone

Thursday, May 3, 2018 to Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018 to Sunday, August 12, 2018


Thursday, March 22, 2018 to Thursday, September 6, 2018

The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro

Thursday, March 22, 2018 to Sunday, September 9, 2018
Kevin Hughes

United States
Necklace, 2013
Plastic from water jug, duct tape, silver
10.1 x 15.2 x 4.4 cm
Photo: the artist Photo courtesy of Velvet da Vinci

Encounters Along the Border

Thursday, March 1, 2018 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
Tanya Aguiñiga

Installation view of Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care

Photo by Jenna Bascom. Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design.


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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