Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)
Explore contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, fashion and design in a lovely setting overlooking Central Park.
🎨 Peek in resident artists’ and designers’ studios on the sixth floor. During open studio hours (Wed, Fri & Sat 10:30 am–5:30 pm), ask questions, view works in progress, and gain firsthand exposure to the creative process.
🎤 See famous ensembles from music videos, concert attire, props, jewelry, ephemera, and projections of music videos in Taylor Swift: Storyteller. Timed tickets are $25 for all ages & include museum admission.
🧵 Explore the short-lived phenomenon of paper fashion Generation Paper: A Fashion Phenom of the 1960s.
🎟 Get 50% off admission on Thursdays.
Stop by the well curated, colorful gift shop for homeware, toys, books for all ages, jewelry and more.
Dine at Robert, the chic (but kid-friendly) top-floor restaurant with amazing Central Park views.
Get delicious dessert and hot cocoa at Italian Venchi Chocolate & Gelato (1796 Broadway) across the street.
Also lots of food options at Shops at Columbus Circle and creative fun at Art Camp.