Milwaukee National Portfolio Day
Please join us for the 2023 Milwaukee National Portfolio Day hosted by the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 10am to 2pm. The event will be held at MIAD located at 273 East Erie Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202. This event is free and open to the public.
This is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Representatives will be available to review your artwork, discuss their programs and answer questions about professional careers in art. High school students, parents, teachers, school counselors, and college transfer students are encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is required.
The National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA) uses VisitDays for event registration. Register now via the button below to receive your QR code for event admission. Milwaukee National Portfolio Day is free and open to the public.
PARKING ON NATIONAL PORTFOLIO DAY
Please note: There is no free parking on National Portfolio Day. Metered parking is available on all Milwaukee streets. Time limits at street meters are strictly enforced. Download the MKE Park app to conveniently pay for meter parking. Parking structures are located on the east side of Milwaukee Street between Chicago and Buffalo Streets, and on the corner of Water and Chicago Streets. There is also a surface paid parking lot on the corner of Erie and Young Streets.
During the fall 2023 semester, the Lubar Emerging Technology Center at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) hosts “Technique of the Week” demonstrations for students, faculty and staff. MIAD community members are invited to attend presentations on everything from 3D scanning objects to fermentation to Minecraft. Most recently, attendees played pinball on a handmade virtual pinball machine.
Four students were honored at the inaugural Latine Student Exhibition, on view at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) until October 13, 2023. Coordinated by rhi anderson-martinez, executive director of equity and inclusion at MIAD, the exhibition highlights and celebrates the art and design skills of MIAD’s Latine students during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Brad Anthony Bernard, professor of fine art at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), will participate in a panel discussion about Frederick Law Olmsted at the 2023 annual conference of the Olmsted Network in Milwaukee. An accomplished muralist, Bernard designed a mural depicting Olmsted which will be displayed at a public mural and sculpture garden in Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) welcomes Anna Hillary as the new full-time Assistant Professor of Writing and Humanities following a national search.
For this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, Whitney Salgado ’15 (Illustration) produced a variety of surface designs for Kohl’s textiles. The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) alum, who also earned a minor in Communication Design, works as a freelance digital painter and illustrator.