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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.”

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MIAD Board of Trustees welcomes June 2024 new members

At their June 2024 meeting, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) Board of Trustees welcomed Sarah Smith Pancheri and Keven Ringgold as new members serving on behalf of MIAD under the leadership of Board Chair Deanna Tillisch and college president Jeff Morin.

Guardian Fine Art Services donates printing press

Students returning to classes in the Printmaking Lab at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) this fall will notice a new addition—an additional printing press donated to the college by Guardian Fine Art Services.

MIAD showcases Layton School of Art alum Lois Ehlert

This summer, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) is pleased to host an exhibition of work by renowned Wisconsin illustrator and artist Lois Ehlert in “Lois Ehlert: A Creative Life.” Ehelrt’s work is joined by an exhibition of work by MIAD students in their transformative junior years.


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