Select Page

Milwaukee County Historical Society honors MIAD

President Jeff Morin accepts an award onstage.

Milwaukee County Historical Society Awards 2024.

In celebration of 50 years of art and design education, the Milwaukee County Historical Society honored the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) at their annual Awards Dinner on May 9, 2024.

MIAD received an Anniversary Accolade award to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Other 50-year awardees included Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Iota Delta Chapter, Brass Light Gallery, Hales Corners Historical Society, Historic Milwaukee, Inc., Hunger Task Force, Inc., JME Ellsworth, The Packing House and UWM Foundation. MIAD President Jeff Morin accepted the award on the college’s behalf.

At Creative Fusion, MIAD’s annual fundraising gala, Morin said, “We are proud to celebrate 50 years of education excellence … to see our founders’ vision flourish, to grow our programs and to bring life-changing careers to the increasing numbers of students who wish to access a MIAD education.”

Learn more about MIAD at 50 years at 50.miad.edu.

News

Product Design students visualize unique toys

Juniors in the Compelling Narratives and Visualizations Product Design class at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) were challenged with understanding brand momentum and partnerships.

GDUSA names MIAD Communication Design a top program

Solution-oriented, hands-on visual literacy: this is a core quality of the Communication Design program at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). In 2024, Graphic Design USA Magazine recognized MIAD’s Communication Design major as one of the top programs in the nation.

Students receive national honors from Society of Illustrators

Four illustration students and graduates from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) received national honors from the Society of Illustrators. MIAD’s Illustration and Animation programs were also ranked highly by Animation Career Review magazine.

Wool-ful: Senior Exhibition 2024

Intentionality and purpose have been driving forces in Mary Frances Hoffman’s life that continue at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). Combine them with a passion for knitting and sensory needs and you have Wool-ful, Hoffman’s senior exhibition project in Product Design.

Milwaukee’s Influences: Senior Exhibition 2024

Amidst the many standout works at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design’s (MIAD) senior, one piece is especially striking—and interactive. “Milwaukee’s Influences” by Isaic Pulliam ’24 (Fine Art + New Studio Practice) is an oil on canvas triptych housed in a handmade wooden cabinet that viewers can open and close.

IMPORTANT DATES

Ongoing
Accepting applications for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025
Apply now!

December 31, 2023
FAFSA available for 2024-25 school year
Use MIAD's school code: 014203

June 1, 2024
Tuition Deposit Deadline
*extended
Pay your tuition deposit