Spring semester underway, important dates & deadlines through Spring Break

January 16, 2018

The spring semester is now underway, and there’s a lot happening at MIAD. Here’s a roundup of the important dates and deadlines you and your student should know from January through March 2018:

January 19 – Winter Gallery Night in the Historic Third Ward
MIAD’s galleries are open 5 – 9 p.m. on Winter Gallery Night. A reception for “Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition” will be held. Plus, “Chair^5: Five Perspectives on Form, Function and Innovation” is on view. See more about current and upcoming gallery exhibitions.

February 1 – Empathy Through the Visual Arts: An Artist’s Discussion
Three artists from “Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition” (Lois Bielefeld, Tina Blondell and Gondrun Lock) along with curator John Schuerman and moderator and MIAD Professor Leslie Fedorchuk discuss the concept of empathy and its manifestation in the visual arts. Reception to follow. The discussion begins at 6 p.m.

February 8 – 4-Week Reports
Four-week reports are due for all first-year students.

February 13 – MIAD Creativity Series: Jaime Hayon
Iconic international artist-designer Jaime Hayon presents “Form Follows Function, and Then What?” February 13 at 6 p.m. While visiting, he will be working with students at the Milwaukee Art Museum, where he has an exhibition, “Jaime Hayon: Technicolor.” Learn more.

February 15 – Empathy, Connections and Borders: An Evening of Poetry and Storytelling
A night of visual and oral storytelling between artists and writers from Milwaukee and Minneapolis exploring empathy, creating human connections and crossing borders. The evening begins at 7 p.m. Learn more.

March 1 – 100 Lullabies (Lullaby Songs for Refugees)
An experiential platform for listening to stories of war, face to face with artists who grew up during war in the Middle East. Audience members will be invited to sing and record a song of comfort or lullaby in their own language for children who are affected or displaced from their motherland by war. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is part of the special programming for “Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition.” Learn more.

March 12 – Midterms
Midterm grade reports are due March 12. If your student is struggling, encourage him or her to reach out for help through tutoring, counseling and other academic support resources at MIAD.

March 12-16 – Spring Break
No classes are held during spring break. Enjoy the break!

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Donna Flees January 18, 2018 at 9:23 pm

Thank you SO much for providing food in the cafeteria area all hours, I don’t know if this is the correct place to say “thank you”, but just wanted to reach out and say thanks! Healthy options for food are an awesome idea!

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