Technology at MIAD
MIAD uses state of the art technology related to the creation of art and design.
Computers are available for use to all MIAD students. Institutional Technology staff and their student monitors are available for assistance in the labs. The Technology Services desk provides a wide array of computer equipment and accessories for all students including laptop chargers, a plethora of adapters and digital drawing accessories. The labs are the following:
- 235A – 1 computer
- 235B – 19 computers, 20 Wacom tablets
- 245 – 19 computers
- 255 – 21 computers
- 270 Digital Media Classroom – 1 Wacom tablet
- 440 Emerging Technology Center – 6 computers
- 445 Innovation Center – 3 computers, 5 tablets
- Library – 4 Computers
Lubar Emerging Technology Center (ETC)
The Lubar Emerging Technology Center (ETC) is a place where MIAD students, staff and faculty engage with technologies as they develop. The purpose of the Lubar ETC is to help students learn how to learn to use technology to support their creative practice. All students have full access to the lab, regardless of course of study or discipline. The lab supports 3 types of digital making: Rapid Prototyping, Immersive Technology, and Physical Computing.
For detailed information, visit the Lubar Emerging Technology Center here.
Campus technology help desk and support portal
MIAD Gallery at The Ave celebrates opening
The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) celebrates its first offsite gallery during its grand opening on April 6, 2023 from 6 – 8 p.m. MIAD invites the public to attend the event and to explore the new Gallery at The Ave, located at 301 W. Wisconsin Ave in The Avenue near the 3rd Street Market Hall.
First-Year Exhibition 2023 winners announced
Four winners and three honorable mentions were selected at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design’s (MIAD) First-Year Experience Student Exhibition opening reception on Friday, March 24, 2023. Renato Umali, Mariah Tate Klemens and Gabrielle Banzhaf, the three jurors, commended all the participating students for their strong work.
Communication Design senior lands Nike Internship
Catherine Currie ’23 (Communication Design), a senior at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), was selected for the highly competitive graphic design internship at Nike. The internship will take place over 10 weeks this summer at Nike’s headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.
MIAD Defines 2023: Day of play
For the 2023 iteration of MIAD Defines, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design dedicated Tuesday, March 21 to playing. With the aim to connect, converse and learn across majors, years and disciplines, this year’s MIAD Defines was a resounding success.
Peter Barrickman selected as NSP: Fine Arts full-time faculty
Following a national search, Peter Barrickman has been selected as the newest full-time faculty member in New Studio Practice (NSP): Fine Arts at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). An internationally recognized artist, Barrickman also co-founded Mazzzagine, a publication dedicated to supporting artists and fostering collaboration.