Street and Mailing Address:
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
273 E. Erie St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Map to MIAD
MIAD’s phone number is 414‑847‑3200.
Parking at MIAD
Street parking: The neighborhood surrounding MIAD offers metered street parking; most meters are two-hour maximum. Download the MKE Park app for convenience when paying for metered parking.
Surface lots: Paid parking is available at nearby surface lots and parking structures.
- Italian Community Center, 178 N. Jackson St.
- Historic Third Ward Parking Structure, 212 N. Milwaukee St.
- Historic Third Ward Parking Structure, 225 E. Chicago St.
For more information on parking structures and surface lots, see the Historic Third Ward’s parking information.
Learn more about parking and transportation options for MIAD students.
See the Milwaukee County Transit System website for more information on bust routes to transport you to MIAD.
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Service learning class highlights local LGBTQ history
Passion and purpose combined to make Adjunct Instructor Hj Bullard’s service learning class unique this year. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) students in Bullard’s class “Storytelling the Environment” partnered with LGBT milWALKee to provide creative solutions for their new House of History project, which aims to share the stories of Black LGBTQ+ Milwaukeeans.
MIAD Values Recognition Award: Duane Seidensticker
Duane Seidensticker, Executive Director of Advising & Career Services, has been awarded the April MIAD Values Recognition Award at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Seidensticker’s nominations emphasized his intentional Inclusiveness, supportive Kindness and enthusiastic dedication to MIAD’s Community.
MIAD NSP students install service learning mural
Students at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) are developing professional expertise and honing their artistic craft, all while contributing to public art efforts in Associate Professor Brad Anthony Bernard’s New Studio Practice: Fine Arts murals class. Their 2Cubed Exhibit is the culmination of the hard work of MIAD students in this service learning course.
Exhibition at Hawthorn Contemporary curated by MIAD alum
Monica Miller ’13 (Integrated Studio Arts) has their hands full, from opening and managing the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design’s (MIAD) new offsite Gallery at The Ave to keeping up with their own artistic and curatorial practice. Now, Miller will curate Grasping Tenderness: Explorations of Queer Joy & Freedom, In Spite of Everything at Hawthorn Contemporary in Milwaukee’s historic Walker’s Point neighborhood.
TMJ4 features two MIAD graduates during AAPI month
Stephanie Brown of TMJ4 News featured recent graduates Mengdian Xing ’23 (Product Design) and her sister Lynn Xing ’23 (Interior Architecture and Design) during a month-long celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage.