Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)

Art Museum
2 Columbus Cir (btwn 8th Ave & Broadway)
New York, NY 10019
(212) 299-7777
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 9:00pm
10:00am - 9:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm


  • The best spot to discover your new favorite hobby gives you an up-close view of its artisans-in-residence during its daily open studio. Interactive workshops offer hands-on training from the experts.
  • Pay-What-You-Wish on Thursdays from 6 to 9 PM!
  • Some unique funky stuff in the museum store.
  • Admission is pay-what-you-wish from 6 to 9 pm on KML Fridays. For more info:
  • A great place to spend some time enjoying art in a chill, non-frenzied environment.
  • 4 floors of exhibits across 54K sq ft. In 1964 building became known as the "Lollipop Building" via a scathing review of architecture. Building "re-faced" in 2008 w/22K glazed tiles. More info in blog
  • Please don't forget your student or military ID, to save some cash flow!!!
  • look out one of the vertical-striped windows toward Columbus circle. move your head left and right.
  • Escape the cold and explore this magnificent museum, Pay-What-You-Wish on Thursdays from 6 to 9 PM! Check out MetroFocus for other discounts for museums in the NYC area.
  • Have a drink on the 9th Floor at Robert and enjoy the spectacular view of Central Park. Check out all the exhibits and let us know what your new hobby is going to be!
  • The view from 'ROBERT' (the restaurant upstairs) is great!
  • Be warned: Backpacks, umbrellas, large bags, and large strollers must be left at the coat check. Only umbrella-style strollers are allowed on the gallery floors.Powered by
  • Be warned .... Foursquare deal is misleading - you must show 4 receipts before obtaining a free year of member ship despite the fact that the deal does not say this. Who the heck keeps receipts?!Rude.
  • Great view from the restaurant upstairs!
  • Don't miss the mini-exhibits on the staircase landings!
  • Though lesser known, the Museum of Art and Design is earning raves from attendees and its just across the street.
  • Check out Studio Sundays and the permanent collection.
  • For shapeways 3D scan, wear something colorful!
  • 3D-printers and 3D-printed dress, shoes, underwear e.t.c. One of the most inspirational museum I've ever seen.
  • You can get a 3D scan of yourself on the second floor! And you can order it online! You can print it in brass and certain silver!!

Nearby places

4-6 Columbus Cir
10 Columbus Cir (btwn W 58th & W 60th St)
10 Columbus Circle (at W 58th St)