MIAD offers several in-person and virtual events throughout the year for prospective students to learn more. From information sessions to Portfolio Days, we invite you to join us for an event!
Experiment. Explore. Discover. You are welcome here.
ADMITTED STUDENT DAY
Are you an admitted student attending MIAD in fall 2024? Please join us for Admitted Student Day on Saturday, April 27, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.! This event will be held at MIAD located at 273 East Erie Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202. Get an up close and personal look at our facilities and see what it’s like to be part of our community!
NATIONAL PORTFOLIO DAY EVENTS
MIAD participates in many in-person and online National Portfolio Day events. View the full schedule at nationalportfolioday.org.
You can meet us at the following National Portfolio Day events (all times are Central unless noted):
|11AM – 3PM CT
VISITS, COLLEGE FAIRS & REGIONAL EVENTS
MIAD admissions representatives participate in many college fairs and regional events throughout the year. We look forward to meeting you at an upcoming event! Please check back soon for upcoming events.
Many events require registration. Please visit the event website for registration details.
*all times are local to the venue unless otherwise noted
A MIAD representative will be available to meet with you at all Wisconsin Education Fairs (WEFS) in spring and fall 2024.
View the WEF schedule here.
|Art ConnectED Central Regional Exhibition
|1 – 4 p.m.
|Illinois High School Art Exhibition
|Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
*If disability-related accommodations are needed to participate in MIAD Admissions events, please contact the Office of Admissions at 414-291-8070.
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French Renaissance alt rock met space cowboy country from the future in one Product Design class at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). Students in Storytelling: Compelling Narrative of the Design Process were tasked with creating a band, complete with newly designed instruments, stage plots and lighting, costumes and even a feature on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In the 50th anniversary year at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), the college presents “Growing Resistance: Untold Stories of Milwaukee’s Community Guardians,” an exhibition in the Brooks Stevens Gallery running January 8 – March 2, 2024. Related programs include zine making, a book club, student-guided tours and a story circle with community partners.
Eye-opening and awe-inspiring: this is how Nirmal Raja ’08 (Painting) describes learning to work with liquid metal. The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) alum recently completed the John Michael Kohler Arts Center Arts/Industry Residency in Kohler, Wisconsin.
Dale Shidler, Professor of Communication Design, received the January 2024 MIAD Values Recognition Award at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). Dale’s nominations highlighted his embodiment of MIAD’s Core Values, especially Integrity, Kindness and Community.
Four Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) community members will contribute to the first floor of the new ThriveOn King community hub on North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. They make up part of the 20 Milwaukee artists who will convey the history and heritage of Bronzeville in this collaborative space.