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 Heechan Kim this Tuesday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Heechan Kim applies traditional craft techniques in new contexts to reimagine and explore outcomes, and challenge craft’s visual potential. At MAD, Kim will continue developing applications for Hempcrete, a new sustainable building material that is waterproof, fireproof,...

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, December 1, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Museum of Arts and Design is proud to partner with Visual AIDS for the thirtieth annual Day With(out) Art by presenting STILL BEGINNING.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Enjoy an open bar of wine and beer while making botanical printed cards for the holidays with artist and educator Karen Fuchs in a workshop Inspired by the nature drawings of Vera Neumann now on view in Vera Paints a Scarf.

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Join Shawna X, independent artist and creative known for her vibrant, visceral, and highly graphical image-making, as she shares stories of her life, work, and motherhood’s influence on her work and identity.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 4:00 pm

A behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Anna Sui fragrances with the fashion designer and Robertet's famed perfumer Jérome Epinette.

Family, Artist Studios
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Embroider, embellish, and refresh old jackets and jeans with MAD Artist-in-Residence Jennie Maydew in our Studio Sunday workshop for ages five and up.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm

The Museum is all yours on Members Night! Enjoy fascinating talks with our curators, explore maker-culture in our Artist Studios, plus sip and savor complimentary wine and treats in The Store at MAD. 

Workshops, Artist Studios
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Create a dynamic collage using found objects and nontraditional media during this hands-on workshop led by MAD Artist Fellow Anthony Akinbola. 

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Jerry Schatzberg joins his longtime friend Anna Sui for a screening and conversation on the fashion photographer’s first feature film.

Artist Studios, Teens
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 4:00 pm

A free workshop for teens with artist-in-residence Heechan Kimwho will introduce designing with a new sustainable building material created with hemp!

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of Sashiko, a traditional Japanese embroidery technique used for both reinforcing and patterning fabric, with Artist-in-Residence Jennie Maydew.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9:30 am

Join us before the Museum is open for an insightful tour and stimulating discussion of The World of Anna Sui especially designed for parents and caregivers to enjoy while caring for little ones. 

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:30 pm

The Oscar-nominated 1967 documentary features four years of the Newport Film Festival with performances and interviews with the Festival’s now legendary artists.

Exhibitions on view

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

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