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MIAD Holiday Sale

MIAD Holiday Sale

November 30 – December 2, 2023

Preview Night
Nov. 30
VIP First Look: 4:30 – 6 p.m.
General Public: 6 – 9 p.m. ($10 admission)

Free Admission Days
Friday, Dec. 1, 5 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, 273 E. Erie St., Milwaukee 

MIAD’s Holiday Sale is generously sponsored by Wet Paint Artists’ Materials & Framing.

Wet Paint Artists' Materials & Framing


A holiday tradition held every year during the first weekend of December, the MIAD Holiday Sale is your opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind art and design works created by MIAD students and alumni at affordable prices.

Meet the emerging and established artists and designers who are behind the amazing creations. Gifts range from sculptures, paintings and photographs to jewelry, stickers, greeting cards and more.

The MIAD Holiday Sale draws enthusiastic shoppers and art buyers to Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. Stop by MIAD’s on-campus galleries to view the latest exhibitions while you’re here for the MIAD Holiday Sale.

70% of sale proceeds support the participating student artists and designers, and 30% benefits MIAD student scholarships.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in partnering with MIAD? Contact Noel Feider at or 414‑847‑3229 for information on sponsorship opportunities.

Opportunities for Students & Alumni

Applications due November 3, 2023.

The MIAD Holiday Sale gives students and alumni an opportunity to sell their work to art enthusiasts looking to make unique purchases. This year, limited available space will be filled in the order applications are received. Submit your application to participate today! Apply by November 3, 2023.

Photos from Previous MIAD Holiday Sale Events

View Photos from Previous MIAD Holiday Sale Events

View images from the 2019 MIAD Holiday Sale.

View images from the 2018 MIAD Holiday Sale

View images from the 2017 MIAD Holiday Sale.

View images from the 2016 MIAD Holiday Sale.

View images from the 2015 Student/Alumni Art & Design Sale.

View images from the 2014 Student/Alumni Art & Design Sale.

View images from the 2013 Student/Alumni Art & Design Sale.