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Senior Information Day

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design invites high school seniors and their family to attend Senior Information Day on Saturday, September 22 from 8:30am to 12:30pm.  This is an opportunity for students interested in attending MIAD in Fall 2013 to learn more...

September lecture series fostered promotion, networking

MIAD’s Adult Learning program hosted a Creative Pathways Series this September, open to adults and teenagers who interested in art and design. Jill Kunsmann, Director of Pre-College and Adult Learning, said the September Creative Pathways Series was “a...

2012 Student/Alumni Art Sale Oct. 18-20

“MIAD’s Student/Alumni Art Sale is full of energy,” says Jerry Benjamin, MIAD Trustee. “It lets you look at the future trends in contemporary art and design, while also seeing the cultural direction unique to each generation of participating...

MIAD Art Sale to Benefit Victims of Center St. Fire

On Gallery Night and Day, MIAD conducted an art sale of works on paper produced by students of the Layton School of Art, MIAD’s predecessor college. In MIAD’s possession since the mid-1970s, the works were made available to the public for this special...

MIAD to host Creative Milwaukee at Work Conference

A one-day conference offered the Milwaukee region a chance to showcase the area’s creative talent. On September 21, the Creative Milwaukee at Work Conference, hosted by MIAD and presented by Creative Alliance Milwaukee (CAM), provided creative networking...

Graduation 2012

On May 12, 153 seniors celebrated their Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees with their parents, families and guests at the 2012 Commencement Ceremony, held for the first time in Milwaukee’s majestic and historic Pabst Theater. In addition to the awarding of...

MIAD DEFINE offers college-wide exchange

One day of the year, classes are canceled at MIAD. Not because of snow. Because of a campus-wide open exchange instigated by seniors’ capstone projects. The day is called MIAD DEFINE. For Grace Blevins (Communication Design), speaking with students about her...

2012 Service Learning Symposium inspires, honors

The Annual Service Learning Symposium featured inspirational stories from guest speakers Dan Vaughn and Troy Freund as Ashley Bayer ’12 (Interior Architecture and Design) was honored with the Northwestern Mutual Foundation Service Learning Scholarship for her...

Students ‘swing’ into action at MAM After Dark

Students in Integration & Intersection II, taught by Professor and Foundations Chair Jason S. Yi, will participate in a one-night-only exhibition at MAM After Dark: Swing during Gallery Night, April 20, from 5 p.m. to midnight. Swing features original integrated...

Students thank donors at 2012 Scholarship Luncheon

MIAD’s annual scholarship luncheon on February 15 allowed donors the opportunity to interact with scholarship recipients in a unique, artistic environment. Generous contributors to the 2012 Scholarship Fund and Creative Fusion Scholarship Fund were welcomed by...

Chip Kidd launches Professional Portfolio Symposium

MIAD hosted Chip Kidd, iconic lead designer for Random House publishers and Knopf Books known for such designs as the Jurassic Park and 1Q84 book covers, as part of a two-day intensive professional experience for students. During his stay, Kidd engaged with students...

ID Senior Takes 2nd at International Competition

Designing for all clients – young and old, physically healthy and physically challenged – is a hallmark of the Industrial Design curriculum at MIAD. That user-centered sensibility lies at the heart of senior Industrial Design student Jeannette...