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 Paolo Arao this Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Paolo Arao explores the queering of geometric abstraction through sewn paintings, fabric collage, and textile constructions. Using secondhand clothing, hand-dyed fabrics, and used canvas drop cloths, Arao creates compositions of bold color and repeated geometries that disrupt...

Visit Anthony Akinbola this Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

The Museum of Arts and Design has selected Anthony Akinbola as its eighth MAD Artist Fellow. Created in 2016, the fellowship is dedicated to promoting emerging artists from historically underrepresented communities. MAD Fellows work on site fulltime in a dedicated studio...

Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Sweeten the start of 2020 and join us for a whimsical Studio Sunday workshop creating edible sugar cups and bowls with artist and designer Margaret Braun. As a MAD Artist-in-Residence in 2015, Braun created an installation of 2,000 hand-hewn, individual sugar cups. 

Workshops, Artist Studios
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Design your own upcycled accessory during this free drop-in workshop with MAD Artist-in-Residence Paolo Arao.

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 6:30 pm

Academy Award-winning director Sofia Coppola joins her friend and collaborator Anna Sui for a screening and conversation.

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 7:00 pm

A one-night-only performance from the critically acclaimed Brazilian guitarist and singer Badi Assad.

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 4:00 pm

A Sui Saturday conversation with the fashion design icon and Karen Elson, musician, model, and one of Anna's favorite muses.

Artist Studios
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 6:30 pm

Meet MAD's current Artists-in-Residence and view the work completed during their six-month residency.

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

The groundbreaking performance artist, New York nightlife legend, and Vera lover gives an after-hours gallery performance and tour of Vera Paints a Scarf: The Art and Design of Vera Neumann.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

A full-day professional development workshop for K–12 educators focusing on craft, history, and memory.

Special Events
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 6:30 pm

The Museum's under-45 group, MAD Luminaries, invites young arts advocates  to its first ever Artists Salon to learn more about what it means to be a part of this exciting new patrons program for the Museum to meet and mingle with 12 next-gen artists currently working in residence at the Museum.

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Craft a one-of-a-kind sheet of handmade paper during this pulp-painting workshop with MAD Artist-in-Residence Amanda Thackray.

Exhibitions on view
Vera Neumann

Photo: Jenna Bascom

The Art and Design of Vera Neumann

Thursday, August 8, 2019 to Sunday, January 26, 2020

Thursday, September 12, 2019 to Sunday, February 23, 2020

Thursday, October 3, 2019 to Sunday, April 12, 2020
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