MIAD Information Day
The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design invites you and your family to attend MIAD Information Day on Saturday, February 10 from 12 – 3 p.m. This is an opportunity for students interested in attending MIAD to learn more about the college. Please join us promptly at 12 p.m. to experience the day’s activities.
12:15 p.m. Welcome & MIAD Presentation
12:45 – 2:15 p.m. See our Campus
2:30 – 3 p.m. Scholarships, Financial Aid & Portfolio Development Presentation
Depending on the number of registrations, the schedule of events may be repeated throughout the day. More information will be sent to registrants closer to the event date.
This event will take place at MIAD, located at 273 East Erie Street, Milwaukee, WI. Paid parking structures and lots are located near MIAD, and there is metered street parking in the surrounding neighborhood. Please obey all metered time limits.
Please do not bring your portfolio to this event. If you wish to have a portfolio review, please contact MIAD’s Office of Admissions to schedule an appointment.
MIAD Information Day Registration
MIAD alum Brandon Minga ‘04 (llustration), principal artist and founder of the House of Rad (hrad), was excited to host the 20th anniversary of the Feed Your Soul benefit for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin on November 3, 2023. This was the second consecutive time hrad has hosted the event.
Three MIAD Communication Design students received 60th anniversary American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) magazine. The students were selected from over 8,000 entries, and judged alongside professional design work. Fewer than 10% of entrants received an award.
Interior Architecture and Design (IAD) seniors from MIAD were taken to new heights on November 13 when they toured the construction site of The Couture, a 44-story skyscraper under construction that will be Milwaukee’s tallest residential and mixed-use building. The tour was part of a series of tours their senior thesis “Building Systems” class is taking with instructor Dan Kalkman, AIA.
The Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) selected the design of MIAD alum Debbie Sajnani ’16 (Communication Design) for its 2023 annual ornament. The ornaments are recreated each year by artisans using a reserve painting technique, according to MAM.
For decades, Milwaukee has hosted an annual Holiday Lights Festival. To commemorate the festival’s 25th anniversary, Milwaukee Downtown will also host the new Ornament Trail this year. Five Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) alumni and one instructor, who teamed up with both students and alumni, produced giant ornaments for the event.