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Current Exhibitions
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
The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro
Tanya Aguiñiga

Installation view of Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care

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


Future Exhibitions
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
Liz Collins
The Future of Craft Part 2
Sterling Ruby

Basin Theology/STYX BOAT, 2017


26 × 46 × 47 in. (66 × 116.8 × 119.4 cm)

Photo by Robert Wedemeyer

Courtesy Sterling Ruby Studio


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
Anne Lindberg
Ongoing Installations
Marvin Lipofsky

Irv Tepper Memorial Hot Dog Cup (from the Great American Food Series), 1973


6 x 8 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (15.2 x 21 x 8.9 cm)

Museum of Arts and Design; gift of Theodora (Theo) and Sy Portnoy, 1998

Photo by Ed Watkins; courtesy the Museum of Arts and Design


Judith Schaechter

Seeing is Believing, 2008

Glass, enamel, copper foil

104 x 118 in. (264.2 x 299.7cm)

Museum of Arts and Design; purchase with funds provided by the Charina Endowment Fund, 2009

Photo by Matthew Cox; courtesy the Muaseum of Arts and Design

Charles Simonds

Dwelling (located in MAD’s lobby), 2011

Clay, wood, polyurethane, sand

Museum of Arts and Design; this two-part commission is made possible at MAD by the Collections Committee, the Howard Kottler Endowment for Ceramic Art, Mimi Livingston, and Stephen and Pamela Hootkin, and at 1790 Broadway by 1790 Broadway Associates LLC., 2011

Photo by Ed Watkins; courtesy the Museum of Arts and Design

Olga de Amaral

Alquimia #76, 1989

Linen, gesso, gold leaf, and paint

Museum of Arts and Design; gift of Arlene and Harvey Caplan, 2010

Theatre level
Past Exhibitions
Anna Riley

The Stone for Burning, 2016

One of sixteen digital prints in series

Image courtesy the artist


The Softening of Stone
Camille Hoffman

Landing (Mist Parts Over Columbus Circle), 2017

Medical records, credit card offers, tiki decorations, nature calendars, plastic tablecloths, plastic bags, Dora the Explorer puzzle pieces, photo, maps and oil on chicken wire and wood 

48 x 66 x 4 inches


Pieceable Kingdom
Travel and Segregation in Jim Crow America
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

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
Studio PSK

Polyphonic Playground x Studio Wayne McGregor, Here East, London 2016

Photo by: Katy Davies

Part of Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound
Sarah Zapata

Installation view, If I Could by Sarah Zapata (2017). Image courtesy of Deli Gallery.

Advancing the Front Lines of Social Justice
Ilana Harris-Babou

Cooking with the Erotic (still), 2016. 2-channel HD video, 11:47 min. Image courtesy of the artist.

One Bad Recipe
MAD Collects

"Hippie Royalty on the Rocks," Ibiza, 1969. Photo by Karl Ferris, featuring crocheted designs by 100% Birgitta.

Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture


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