Museum of Arts and Design

Museum of Arts and Design

The Museum of Arts & Design (formerly American Crafts Museum) collects, displays and interprets objects in ceramics, glass, fiber, metal and wood that exemplify innovation in craft, art and design. Exhibitions and educational programs honor the tradition of making, and provide a historical and cultural context for evolving trends.

The store at the museum offers a captivating selection of unusual, well-designed objects made by hand, including jewelry, glass, wearables and home accessories as well as many intriguing gift items.

Location: 2 Columbus Circle New York, NY 10019mad_exterior

Telephone: 1+212-299-7777


Bus: M5, M10, M20, M30 M31, M57, M104
Subway: 1ABCD to 59th St/Columbus Circle.

Admission: (Subject to Change)
General: $16; Students $12, Seniors: $14; children under 18: free.
Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Pay-What-You-Wish
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines invites you to KLM Fridays. Enjoy Pay-What-You-Wish admission from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
closed Mondays and major holidays (except New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day)

Allow a minimum of 1 hour. The museum is wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpretation for programs or tours can be arranged upon request. Public Programs include Thursday evening lectures and panel discussions, Saturday studio demonstrations and Sunday afternoon family workshops. The museum also offers gallery tours with curators, and meet-the-artist evenings. For more information, call Education Department at 1+(212) 956-3535.

Nearby Places of Interest:
Central Park
Time Warner Center
Lincoln Center
– Carnegie Hall
– ABC Studios
Upper West Side

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