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.
Chang Yuchen

Visit Chang Yuchen this Friday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Chang Yuchen works in an interdisciplinary manner, perceiving embroidery as drawing, weaving as writing, clothing as portable theater, and installation as moving image.

At MAD, Yuchen will expand on her project “Use Value,” in which she produces useful commodities to...

Tamara Santibañez

Visit Tamara Santibañez this Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Tamara Santibañez draws from her holistic identity as it relates to the worlds of the American South, Mexican tradition, immigrant family dynamics, queerness, punk rock, and sadomasochism. She grounds her own experiences through piecing together formative fabrics, sounds,...

Liz Collins
Special Events
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join “Rays” artist Liz Collins for an evening of Adult Contemporary, a salon-style reading series that brings together artists, academics, performers, and writers to “read” in whatever way they see fit.

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Slow down, unplug, and experience MAD in a whole new way through meditation workshops led by Kadampa Meditation Center NYC.

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join artist Lily Moebes for a non-traditional multimedia workshop exploring expressions, postures, and gestures as eloquent communicative tools through mask-making and figure drawing.

Featured Artist Demos
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join exhibiting artist and Artist Studios alum Lauren Skelly Bailey to learn about her studio practice and exhibition at MAD. During a featured artist demo in the Artist Studios, Bailey will discuss the processes used to create her ceramic sculptures and installations that reference the natural world, particularly critically endangered coral environments.

Artist Studios
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

MAD Artist Studios resident Lily Moebes is interested in the interplay between family structures and political structures, and how being a subject of both affects the body and its lived experience. Drawing on drama, psychoanalysis, and histories of figural representation, Moebes’ work proposes alternate physicalities for navigating power structures in the home and the public sphere. 

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Create your own textured ceramic sculpture in a hands-on workshop led by exhibiting artist and Artist Studios alum Lauren Skelly Bailey.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 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 eye’s level, a site-specific installation that uses hundreds of strings to evoke a cool ray of light raking across the gallery.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Join us for this unique opportunity to hear from the current class of MAD’s Artist Studios program—Monika Zarzeczna, Lily Moebes, Elodie Blanchard, Jesse Harrod, Damien Davis, and Victoria Manganiello—before they conclude their residencies at the Museum.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Join us for an intimate panel discussion with women founders, who will provide candid insights into navigating the challenges and rewards associated with starting and running your own business.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Join a MAD docent and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a focused and intimate gallery tour of our current exhibitions. Visitors will gain an understanding of the materials, processes, and concepts that drive innovation in the fields of art, craft, and design. The docent will also open the floor for discussion about the works on view.

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Join us for a daylong professional development workshop dedicated to contemporary ceramics. The program will start with an interactive gallery exploration of the exhibition Sterling Ruby: Ceramics, followed by educator-led activities, lesson planning opportunities, and peer discussion.

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Join Anne Lindberg, James Dodd, and Peter Matthiessen Wheelwright in a discussion of perception, time, and materiality through Lindberg’s MAD installation the eye’s level.

Exhibitions on view
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