What forms of payment do you take?

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover credit cards, Paypal, and Zip.


What should I do if I encounter problems finalizing my online purchase?

If you are experiencing an error code that says your zip code is incorrect, please check to see if the billing address you have entered is the same billing address that your credit card company has on file.


When will my order ship?

For items we have in stock your merchandise will ship within 7-14 business days from the receipt of your order. Orders are processed Monday through Friday. Orders made after 1:00 pm EST will be processed the following day.


When will my order ship if it is going to be shipped from the artist?

Most items are regularly available by the artist. If your order will take longer than 7  - 14 business days to ship by the artist, we will notify you by email and/or by phone to determine if this is a possibility for you in case you have a time deadline.


What happens if an item I ordered is out of stock?

All items that appear online should be in stock, however, there are rare instances when an online product is sold out, either temporarily or permanently. Should this happen to an item you have ordered, we will promptly contact you by the e-mail or phone number provided on your order. To check availability of an item, call (212) 299.7769.


How can I check on my order status?



How are Membership purchases handled?

Memberships will be shipped separately, free of charge, from the Membership office. Please allow 2-3 weeks to process Memberships.


Can I purchase merchandise and a MAD museum membership in the same transaction?

At this time this feature is not available.  You will need to purchase your membership first, and during the checkout process please click the "Create your Account" button and fill out the requested information and submit it.  You will be taken back to the Login page, so please select the "Continue Checking Out" button to purchase your membership.  Once this is completed, you may now return to The Store Online and now "Login" to start receiving your savings.


Why should I purchase a MAD Membership?

The Store at MAD and The Store Online are dedicated to supporting the mission of the museum and extending the museum visitor’s experience.

All proceeds from sales made in The Store Online and in The Store at MAD support the exhibitions and educational programs of the Museum of Arts and Design. We deeply appreciate your patronage.


Why is my membership discount not appearing in my cart?

Before adding any items into your cart, please login to your account first.


Will I be charged Sales Tax on my purchases?

Applicable sales tax will be added to all purchases being shipped to any New York address. There is no sales tax on Memberships, Donations, Event Tickets, or Gift Certificates no matter where you live. 

How do I submit my work to be sold at The Store at MAD? 

If you are an artist interested in submitting your work for consideration to be sold in The Store at MAD, please send us an email to including: 

  • “Your name – Artist Submission” in the email Subject Header
  • 4 – 6 images of your work, that you feel is well suited for
    The Store at MAD
  • Wholesale prices for the attached images
  • Website address (optional)
  • Your phone contact information 


What is The Store Online’s return policy?

A refund will be given in the original form of payment within 14 days of purchase. After 14 days a store credit will be issued. ALL SALES ARE FINAL AFTER 30 DAYS. RETURNS WITHOUT A RECEIPT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Fine jewelry returns will be given a refund in the original form of payment within 10 days of purchase. ALL FINE JEWELRY SALES ARE FINAL AFTER 10 DAYS. All sale items and special orders are FINAL SALE.

Where do I send my Return?

Please send all Returns by UPS or Insured Parcel Post to:

The Store Online
Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019


To help us process your return quickly and insure you receive proper credit, please include a copy of your packing list or gift receipt in your package. Lost shipments are the responsibility of the sender.

There are no returns for MAD about Jewelry purchases.


When will I receive my credit for my return?

You will receive your credit within 7 to 14 business days of us receiving your return, providing it arrives safely. You will be credited for the price of your merchandise. The Store at MAD does not give credit for shipping and gift wrapping costs. Gift recipients will receive a store credit. We cannot accept items that have been damaged, altered, or worn.  We will notify you of the status of your return by email.


What do I do if merchandise has been damaged in transit?

In the case that your items arrive damaged please contact us immediately at 212.299.7700 or emai us at