Museum of Arts and Design

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Museum of Arts and Design

What you'll do

Step into the dynamic world of NYC culture at MAD, the Museum of Arts and Design. Be inspired by the craft of the city's finest artists and designers, showcased through captivating exhibitions. Your journey into the heart of the Big Apple's artistic spirit awaits – discover it at MAD.

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The wheels are always turning and the envelope is always being pushed at MAD. Each year the museum is host to a variety of eye-catching exhibitions that showcase the finest of contemporary artists and designers. 

Located in the heart of Columbus Circle, the Museum of Arts and Design gives you a chance to stop and take in a great piece of culture added to the fast pace of New York City. 


Feast your eyes on some of the most fascinating contemporary pieces being displayed in all of New York City. The Museum of Arts and Design puts together ambitious exhibitions shown on each of their four floors as well as film presentations and performances inside of the museum's auditorium.

Find limited-edition sculptures, crafts, and jewelry in the museum's store. There are also special artist features and MAD staff picks for visitors to browse.

Robert Restaurant
Enjoy incredible views of the city from the top floor of the Museum with Robert Restaurant's contemporary, American Fare.

Don't miss

The Museum of Arts and Design offers a host exciting exhibitions, highlighting the work of celebrated artists and designers including Vera Neumann, Anna Sui, Brian Clarke, Beth Lipman and more.

For more information on exhibition dates and times, be sure to check out the attraction website.


Exploring the Museum of Arts and Design

Dive into a world of creativity at the Museum of Arts and Design. Witness the transformative power of craftsmanship, artistry, and design, all under one roof. With exhibits that span from traditional to contemporary, there's a dynamic experience waiting for every art lover.

Engaging Exhibits at the Museum of Arts and Design

Discover the museum's captivating exhibits that push the boundaries of innovation. From thought-provoking installations to hands-on workshops, the Museum of Arts and Design offers an immersive journey into the world of artistic expression.

Know before you go

Getting in: present your pass at the Museum of Arts and Design admissions desk for entry.



Q. What are the opening hours of the Museum of Arts and Design NYC?
A. The Museum of Arts and Design NYC is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Q. Are photography and videography allowed inside the Museum of Arts and Design NYC?
A. Photography and videography for personal, non-commercial use are generally permitted inside the Museum of Arts and Design NYC, except in areas where specifically indicated.

Q. Does the Museum of Arts and Design NYC have a restaurant or cafe?
A. Yes, the museum features a restaurant called "Robert" which offers a culinary experience overlooking Central Park.

Q. Are there guided tours available at the Museum of Arts and Design NYC?
A. Yes, the museum offers guided tours led by knowledgeable docents who provide insights into the exhibits and the museum's collection. Advance booking is recommended.

Q. Is there a gift shop at the Museum of Arts and Design NYC?
A. Yes, visitors can explore the museum's gift shop offering a wide range of unique and contemporary art-related items, including jewelry, home decor, and design objects.

Q. Does the Museum of Arts and Design NYC have accessibility accommodations?
A. The museum is committed to providing accessibility for all visitors and offers various accommodations, including wheelchair accessibility, assistive listening devices, and large-print materials.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Tuesday - Sunday: 10AM - 6PM

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