Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 

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Tue-Sun 10 am–6 pm

$18/adults, free/ages 18 & under

Explore contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, fashion and design in a lovely setting overlooking Central Park.

🎨 Peek in resident artists’ and designers’ studios on the sixth floor. During open studio hours (Wed, Fri & Sat 10:30 am–5:30 pm), ask questions, view works in progress, and gain firsthand exposure to the creative process.

🎤 See famous ensembles from music videos, concert attire, props, jewelry, ephemera, and projections of music videos in Taylor Swift: Storyteller. Timed tickets are $25 for all ages & include museum admission.

🧵 Explore the short-lived phenomenon of paper fashion Generation Paper: A Fashion Phenom of the 1960s.

🎟 Get 50% off admission on Thursdays.

🛍 Stop by the well curated, colorful gift shop for homeware, toys, books for all ages, jewelry and more.

🍽 Dine at Robert, the chic (but kid-friendly) top-floor restaurant with amazing Central Park views.

🍽  Get delicious dessert and hot cocoa at Italian Venchi Chocolate & Gelato (1796 Broadway) across the street.

🍽 Also lots of food options at Shops at Columbus Circle and creative fun at Art Camp.