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Museum of Arts and Design: December Events, Workshops, and Exhibitions

December Events:

  • Meditation Workshop: Unplug, slow down, and experience MAD in a whole new way on Friday, December 7 from 9 am to 10 am in a meditation workshop set alongside Anne Lindberg’s the eye’s level. The contemplative site-specific installation uses hundreds of thread lines pulled through space to create an ethereal field of color. Participants of all skill levels are welcome to join!
  • ArtsLab Workshop: Learn the basics of life casting in this Artslab workshop led by artist Nirvana Santos on Friday, December 14 from 4 pm to 6 pm! Participants will work in pairs to make a mold of their own hands using the nontoxic alginate method. This free event is for teens by teens. RSVP is required.
  • MADMakes:Create a multimedia mask based on your internal persona with MAD artist-in-resident Lily Moebes on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Participants might portray the fierce protector, the harsh critic, the clever trickster, the drama queen, the wise elder, or any other facet of their personality. This event is free to attend with Pay-As-You-Wish admission.
  • Members Event: Experience a private tour of The Burke Prize 2018: The Future of Craft Part 2 on Tuesday, December 11 from 6 pm to 7 pm. The exhibition is dedicated to celebrating the next generation of artists working in and advancing the disciplines that shaped the American studio craft movement.
  • Artist Opportunity, The Burke Prize: Apply for the Burke Prize, an annual prize that provides an unrestricted $50,000 award to a professional artist age 45 or under working in glass, fiber, clay, metal, or wood. The finalists’ work will be exhibited during the fall of 2019, prior to the announcement of the winner at MAD Ball. The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 31, 2019, 11:59 EST.

Current Exhibitions:

MADCollects: The Future of Craft Part 1
Through March 31, 2019

Liz Collins: Rays
Through March 17, 2019

Sterling Ruby: Ceramics
Through March 17, 2019

The Burke Prize 2018: The Future of Craft Part 2
Through March 17, 2019

Fake News and True Love: Fourteen Stories by Robert Baines
Through March 3, 2019

the eye’s level by Anne Lindberg
Through March 3, 2019

Lauren Skelly Bailey: Studio Focus
Through January 13, 2019

For more information on events and current exhibitions, or to RSVP, please visit here.

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