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Museum of Arts and Design

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2 Columbus Cir, New York City, NY 10019-1800
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed three exhibits at our recent visit to the Museum of Arts and Design: La Frontera—Encounters Along the Border. What a moving display. The stairs with questions written on them were unsettling. Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care—fascinating structures —and —Surface/Depth The...More

Thank capet002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a conventional art gallery or museum, so I suppose it won't be for everyone -- but art doesn't have to be famous or conventional to be interesting and/or beautiful. Unfortunately this is a small museum; I wish I could have seen more....More

Thank roseandribbons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve only discovered this museum a few years ago but generally love it for unusual and creative exhibits. And the icing on the cake is the near top floor restaurant Robert where are you can even go just to enjoy the view and have a...More

Thank Luvnachur
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Compared with some of the larger galleries like MOMA and the Met, the collections ar rather small and don’t take long to tour. I thought more forms of crafts would be represented but clearly this is a newer gallery

Thank Gauralady
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Fifth & Fourth floors are occupied by something called Surface Depth: The Decorative after Miriam Shapiro. I went looking for art, I found political activism. Could not find any beauty or redeeming value. But it's just me. You might like it. Going down, third floor...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

If you visit this museum, try to get a free guided tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and I really got a lot out of it. There were many fibre artists featured and a weaving lesson was about to begin. It is very convenient to...More

Thank FoodandTea_Lover
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The Museum of Arts and Design, or MAD, will satisfy museum goers of any age, as long as the creative spirit is still intact.

Thank Richiebeans
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The first time I visited the MAD, I felt like I was wandering the exhibits a bit cluelessly. THIS time I knew just what I was looking for, and would be looking at -- a long-awaited and previously-researched show of works by Miriam Schapiro. Serendipitously,...More

Thank Lucinda M
Reviewed July 9, 2018

One of my favorite museums in NYC. They have wonderful temporary exhibits. If possible take the free docent tour. Very informative. Tour lasts about one hour. Take the stairs down as they have items from their permanent collection in the stairwells. This museum is also...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Not a big museum , but an inspiring place. Take the time to look at the amazing jewellery collection (hidden in drawers you need to open and can easily be missed). Location near the central park so plan to rest at the part after the...More

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bill s
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