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MIAD’s galleries launch nationwide call for art & design exhibitions

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) and its galleries—the Frederick Layton Gallery and Brooks Stevens Gallery—invite professional artists, designers and curators nationwide to submit proposals for exhibitions. Submissions are accepted on an ongoing...
Take a seat at the Chair5 exhibition opening Oct. 20

Take a seat at the Chair5 exhibition opening Oct. 20

“Chair5: Perspectives on Form, Function and Innovation,” a highly interactive and experimental furniture exhibition co-produced by the Chipstone Foundation and the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), opens October 20 in MIAD’s Brooks Stevens...
Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Exhibit arrives at MIAD August 21, 2017

Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Exhibit arrives at MIAD August 21, 2017

The Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Exhibit, the latest exhibition to arrive at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), showcases more than 30 local artists who are garnering international recognition, and is generously sponsored by the Mary L. Nohl Fund. The...
2017 Senior Exhibition

2017 Senior Exhibition

Megan Mahan While one student designs a video game exploring mental illness, another creates a concept for an educational tree house. And while one student illuminates social constructs through sculpture, another promotes shared happiness through graphic design. On...
MIAD voted Best Art Gallery (Non-Museum) in Shepherd Express awards

MIAD voted Best Art Gallery (Non-Museum) in Shepherd Express awards

Milwaukee voted, and MIAD has been named Best Art Gallery (Non-Museum) in the Shepherd Express 2016 Best of Milwaukee Awards. MIAD went up against RedLine Milwaukee, Tory Folliard Gallery and Walker’s Point Center for the Arts for the honor. “The galleries...
Just the Facts opens Jan. 9

Just the Facts opens Jan. 9

Does an exhibit give you Just the Facts? People often take a trip to a museum or gallery to learn something or experience something new, assuming that what they’re seeing is factual and neutral. However, all exhibitions embody perspectives and politics beneath the...
Dan Friedman: Radical Modernist opens Oct. 1

Dan Friedman: Radical Modernist opens Oct. 1

“What Dan brings to his work is an inspired vision, a conceptual approach toward ordering the diversity of visual material that one experiences.” – Jeffrey Deitch, Hip-Hop Modernism Dan Friedman ‘The Wall’ Dan Friedman’s diversity of...
Craftsmanship and culture celebrated during Summer Gallery Weekend

Craftsmanship and culture celebrated during Summer Gallery Weekend

Nirmal Raja Three women explore their respective cultures through art,and students and local artisans showcase innovative furniture design during Gallery Weekend, July 22 – 23 at MIAD. Artists Sabin Aell, Nina Ghanbarzadeh and Nirmal Raja ’08 (Painting) illustrate...
Furniture exhibition opens Summer Gallery Night at MIAD

Furniture exhibition opens Summer Gallery Night at MIAD

A new furniture exhibition, opening on Summer Gallery Night, features student works created in the Spring 2016 furniture class, taught by Robert Lynch and Dick Ivens, as well as works created by local artisans that will be featured in the Fall 2016 Fine Furnishings...