Museum of Arts and Design

Top 2% of attractions in New York City
7 / 10

6 expert reviews

“Art, craft, and design also rub shoulders in the third-floor display dedicated to the permanent collection, which benefits from its own gallery for the first time in the museum’s history.”

– Travel + Leisure

Fodor's Fodor's
"In a funky-looking white building right across the street from the Time-Warner Center, the Museum of Arts and Design celebrates joyful quirkiness." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"MAD offers four floors of superlative design and handicrafts, from blown glass and carved wood to elaborate metal jewelry." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"Founded in 1956 as the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, the institution brings together contemporary objects created in a wide range of media." Full review
Where Where
"The process of transforming materials into expressive objects is celebrated at this center for innovative arts and crafts." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"One of the few museums in town where you’ll see more locals than visitors. It draws them in with creative, sometimes wacky, exhibitions on design...artists in residence work at their crafts" Full review

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