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POSTPONED: Creative Fusion celebrates Milwaukee’s creative brilliance to benefit student scholarships

Mar 11, 2020

UPDATE 3/25/2020: Creative Fusion, our May 2, 2020, fundraising gala supporting scholarships, has been postponed. We will provide more information as it is available.

(March 11, 2020) The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) presents Creative Fusion, May 2, 6:30 – 11:30 p.m., celebrating Milwaukee’s creative brilliance and benefiting scholarships for MIAD’s growing number of students. The event is in MIAD’s creative studios.

“Creative Fusion is a fun and inspiring event that brings the art and business communities together in unexpected ways,” said Bob Schwartz, chair of MIAD’s Board of Trustees and event co-chair with his wife Carol Motzel. “This year’s event showcases the sparkling brilliance in our city and at MIAD, including the work of student and military veteran David Gabriel for NASA. David is just one example of the talented emerging artists and designers whose professional skills strengthen our local and national economies.”

Creative Fusion annually brings together 350+ Milwaukee civic, arts, and business leaders and advocates. Since 2007, the event has raised nearly $3 million for MIAD student scholarships.

At Creative Fusion – Sparking Brilliance:

  • Discover one-of-a-kind experiences and works for sale by emerging and established artists and designers through the Buy It Now and Live auctions.
  • Savor hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and dinner.
  • Experience the finale, the After Party, in MIAD’s 2020 Senior Exhibition.

Leading Sponsors are Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Weyco Group, Inc. Contributing Sponsors are Madeleine and David Lubar. The event committee includes Bob Schwartz and Carol Motzel, Cynthia and Jim Stoll, Madeleine and David Lubar, and Yvonne and Dmitry Brodsky.

Creative Fusion is a ticketed event. Tickets are $300 per person. Click here to become a sponsor or to purchase individual tickets, or call Vivian Rothschild at 414.847.3239.

MIAD recently was named a Top Design School by Graphic Design USA magazine for the fifth consecutive year. Money Magazine shows the college is the #1 art and design college nationwide for helping low-income students attain upper-middle-class jobs.