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First-year students working to decolonize art history

First-year students working to decolonize art history

“Works of art history should not be forgotten but instead emphasized within a wider context that might begin to dismantle our society’s engrained western notions of postcolonial nationalism,” said Emily Beall ’24 in a video project presentation.  Beall was among 250...

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MIAD announces fall 2020 academic plan

MIAD announces fall 2020 academic plan

As the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) plans for fall and an increase in student enrollment, the college is making plans that are flexible to allow students and faculty to adapt quickly as information and situations change during the pandemic. “In...

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MIAD to match $10,000 in donations to fight racial injustice

MIAD to match $10,000 in donations to fight racial injustice

MIAD will commit $10,000 to match dollar for dollar donations by students, faculty, staff and alumni to selected nonprofit organizations in the City of Milwaukee fighting racial injustice.   Participants should make their donations directly to any of the organizations...

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June 9: A message from MIAD President Jeff Morin

June 9: A message from MIAD President Jeff Morin

Dear MIAD community,  In some ways, it feels the world has changed drastically since I wrote to you last Monday. And yet, we all know that structural inequities simply have not changed for Black Americans.  I have heard from many of you, via social media or directly...

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June 1: A message from MIAD President Jeff Morin

June 1: A message from MIAD President Jeff Morin

Dear MIAD Community, Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the events of the past week have brought renewed attention to another ongoing pandemic: the continuous killing of unarmed black people. For far too long, our nation, our city, and this college have been...

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Student designs chosen for Colectivo Coffee cups in May

For the fifth consecutive year, Illustration seniors reimagined Colectivo Coffee cups with their own designs. Colectivo’s creative team chose four student designs to appear on their cups at Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago locations in May 2020. Winning designs were...

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5 tips for staying positive and creative in isolation

5 tips for staying positive and creative in isolation

Matthew Lee, instructor at MIAD, spent 13 months at the Geographic South Pole for Antarctic winter to learn field medicine and teach watercolor classes. Last Friday during a virtual meetup hosted by the MIAD Innovation Center, he shared about his experience and advice...

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Six MIAD students awarded Alumni Thesis Scholarships

Six MIAD students awarded Alumni Thesis Scholarships

March 5, 2020 ... Social innovation. Empathy. Creativity. These are themes found among six MIAD Senior Exhibition projects recently awarded a 2020 Alumni Thesis Scholarship. The scholarship directly supports fabrication and installation of the students’ work, and is...

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MIAD participates in Dec. 3 national GivingTuesday movement

MIAD participates in Dec. 3 national GivingTuesday movement

MILWAUKEE (November 21, 2019) ... The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design joins the GivingTuesday national day of giving movement, December 3, 2019. As a nonprofit college of art and design, MIAD relies on philanthropy to support student scholarships and academic...

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