Hey teens! What are you doing next Saturday at 5 pm? Grab your friends and join us for Teen Night @MAD: Flashy and Free, an evening of fashion. Come support local teen designers and photographers, show off your own creations, and join in on gallery conversations, art making, snack-eating, and other hands-on activities in celebration of self-expression.

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Teen Night @MAD

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"...Counter-Couture offers a new way to think about the lasting legacy of the counterculture movement. To be sure, there were plenty of middle-class American teens for whom long hair, casual sex, drugs, concerts, and macramé were understood in the context of pleasure, suburban rebellion, and cool-kid trends. But the ’60s and ’70s also set the stage for a genuinely radical transformation in the...
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CounterCouture offers a new way to think about the lasting legacy of

How the 1960s and ’70s Counterculture Queered Fashion

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Join artist Jes Fan and neuroscientist Dr. Lauren Silbert on Saturday, April 22 from 1 to 4 pm at MAD for a lecture, scientific demonstration, and zine-making workshop exploring the effects of estrogen and testosterone on the human body.

“By warping the perceived roles and aesthetics of everyday objects, Jes Fan makes space for marginalized identities and conversations.” – Hyperallergic on...
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Feminine Presence: Biology as Craft

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Thanks to all who joined us to celebrate the opening of LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, our annual exhibition and sale of art jewelry. All photos by Jenna Bascom, courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design.
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Scenes from a figure drawing session in 'Counter-Couture' with Drawing New York on March 30 at MAD. #CounterCouture #hippiemovement #1970s #counterculture
Scenes from a figure drawing session in CounterCouture with Drawing New York
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VIP and press opening of 'Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story' at the Museum of Arts and Design on April 5. All photos by Amy Mayes for Jenna Bascom Photography, courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design.
VIP and press opening of Judith Leiber Crafting a New York Story
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Our Redefining Fine Jewelry look book is live! Check it out via the link in our bio.⠀

Pictured here, another stunner from our RFJ artist Tony Malmed. Malmed's jewelry is designed and made by hand in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His forty-five years of travel and meditation continue to infuse and inform the aesthetic properties of his collections. Each piece is one of a kind and crafted from rare,...
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Fish-scale inspired minaudière with rhinestones, 1992. The sparkly exhibition ‘Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story’ is now open. #MADforJudithLeiber #JudithLeiber #rhinestones #handbag #accessories #NewYork [ Bit.ly Link ]
Fishscale inspired minaudière with rhinestones 1992 The sparkly exhibition Judit
What is the chemistry of gender? How do hormones affect behavior and identity?

These questions will be explored next Saturday, April 22 from 1 to 4 pm during 'Feminine Presence: Biology as Craft,' a lecture, scientific demonstration, and zine-making workshop exploring the effects of hormones (estrogen and testosterone) on the human body. Co-organized by artist Jes Fan and neuroscientist Dr....
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What is the chemistry of gender How do hormones affect behavior and identity

Feminine Presence: Biology as Craft

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Visit MAD tonight at 6 pm for pay-what-you-wish-admission (thanks to KLM) and #MADmakes with our resident artist Adam Ledford! He'll be guiding visitors in the crafting of ceramic objects with personal significance. [ Bit.ly Link ] #ceramics #workshop
Visit MAD tonight at 6 pm for paywhatyouwishadmission thanks to KLM and

MADmakes with Adam Ledford

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Thanks to The Art Newspaper for highlighting 'Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story':

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Thanks to The Art Newspaper for highlighting 'Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story':

Three to see: New York

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Calling all artists and designers 30 years and younger! We are now accepting applications for two upcoming sessions of the Artist Studios Program: October 2017 – January 2018 and February 2018 – May 2018. Appy today! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Calling all artists and designers 30 years and younger We are now

Artist Studios Application

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Attention College Art Association members! Critical Craft Forum will present a full-day, on-site super session at the 2018 Collect Art Association Conference in L.A., curated in part by MAD's Chief Curator Shannon R. Stratton.

CAA is accepting panel and paper proposals for the Critical Craft super session through April 17. The Critical Craft Sessions will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018....
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‘Sunset for Fred Church’ by MAD’s Van Lier Fellow, Camille Hoffman. [ Madmuseum.org Link ] #painting #CamilleHoffman #MADArtistStudios
Sunset for Fred Church by MADs Van Lier Fellow Camille Hoffman painting
Seeking a Sunday activity? Come visit our Van Lier Fellow Camille Hoffman in her studio! She'll be at MAD from 10 am to 5 pm. [ Madmuseum.org Link ]
Seeking a Sunday activity Come visit our Van Lier Fellow Camille Hoffman

Camille Hoffman

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‘Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story’ is open! Come visit to see this rhinestone-encrusted minaudière influenced by Faith Ringgold’s 1986 work ‘The Purple Quilt,’ which is also on view in the exhibition (seen in the background). #JudithLeiber #MADforJudithLeiber #handbags #craft
Judith Leiber Crafting a New York Story is open Come visit to
Join us next week for a Thursday evening ceramics workshop with our artist resident Adam Ledford. Free-with-pay-what-you-wish admission! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Join us next week for a Thursday evening ceramics workshop with our

MADmakes with Adam Ledford

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Join MAD today at 7 pm for a moderated talk about 'Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story' with the exhibition curator Samantha De Tillio. (P.S., LOOT will be open late tonight!)

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Join MAD today at 7 pm for a moderated talk about Judith

Exploring 'Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story'

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Join MAD today and save $10 on Dual and Individual Memberships! Once you join, you’ll receive an invitation to the upcoming member-only exhibition opening for 'fashion after Fashion.' This offer is available through April 9. [ Madmuseum.org Link ]
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LOOT, our annual week-long sale of artist jewelry, starts tomorrow! Come to MAD's third floor galleries to meet the artists and buy their one-of-a-kind works, many of which have never been sold in the U.S. before. [ Madmuseum.org Link ] #LOOT #LOOT2017
LOOT our annual weeklong sale of artist jewelry starts tomorrow Come to