Open Figure Drawing

Date? Tuesdays, Sept. 6-November 15 (no session Oct. 18)
Time? 7-10 p.m.
Where? MIAD Pettit Building, Room 385
How Much? MIAD students and Alumni, $3 at the door
The details… This is an opportunity to draw from a live model without instruction. One model provides a variety of quick and sustained poses.
Contact email:
Contact name: Adult Learning Office


Student Government First Meeting!!

Date? This Sunday
Time? 5pm
Where? MIAD Union
The details… We will talk about our plans for the coming year as well as new ideas. Dinner will be provided.
Contact email:
Contact name: Andrew Coyle


Climbing Wall with the Urban Ecology Center

Date? Saturday, September 3rd
Time? 10am – 12pm or 1pm – 3pm
Where? Urban Ecology Center
The details… $15 for MIAD Students or $10 for Park Residents.  Join the RAs for a fun-filled climbing wall session at the Urban Ecology Center. There are 15 spots available for two time frames (30 people total). You MUST sign up in order to participate. Please e-mail Anne Morningstar to get your name on the list for the time you want…HURRY, spots are going fast!!!
Contact email:
Contact name: Anne Morningstar


MIAD Welcome Back Beach Party

Date? Monday, September 5th
Time? Begins at 11am
Where? North End of Bradford Beach
How Much? FREE
The details… FREE Food, Ultimate Frisbee, Fun in the Sun, Volleyball, and much, much more! Don’t miss your chance to celebrate the new school year with your classmates…Bring your beach attire…
Contact email:
Contact name: Anne Morningstar


You’re invited to exhibit in the Student/Alumni Art Sale! Of The Student Weekly Newsletter

The details… The Alumni Council is hosting an Art Sale October 20-22. Deadline for submitting the participation form is October 3, with installation on October 16-19.

Follow the link for the application form and more information.

Preview night is Thursday, October 20, 6-9 pm, with a $20 admission fee (free for participating artists and a guest.)

The sale is open to the public with free admission on Gallery Night and Day, Friday, October 21, 5-10 pm and Saturday, October 22, 10 am-5 pm.

We will be promoting the sale in M Magazine, Shepherd Express, Third Coast Digest, and on Radio Milwaukee and WUWM. As well as e-newsletters, postcards, facebook, twitter, etc.

Contact email:
Contact name: Melissa Dorn Richards

Current Gallery Exhibits at MIAD

The details… Frederick Layton Gallery
Out of the Suitcase IV: Recent Works by the Recipients of the Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Awards
Reception: Thursday, September 8, 6 – 9 p.m.

Entrance and River Level Galleries:
Paris and the Avant Garde: Study Abroad 2011
Reception, Tuesday, August 30, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

East Gallery, River Level
Landscape and Memory: Ireland 2011
Visual and written works by students who studied this summer at the Burren College of Art
Reception: Saturday, August 20, 2 – 4 p.m.

Erie Street Gallery, MIAD Student Union
Bass Structures: The Mark of Sound
Work by Emmanuel Fritz ’13 and Colin Schipper ’11


Financial Aid for 2011-12

The details… Welcome back! I’d like to introduce Vicki Waschow as the new Senior Financial Aid Counselor. Vicki started in June and has met a few of you. Vicki brings to MIAD 10 years of financial aid experience working with students and parents. Please feel free to come by and introduce yourself to her.
The Financial Aid office requires that all student return a signed award letter accepting your student loans for the 2011-12 academic year. If you have not done this you still have time to complete this requirement to ensure that your loan disbursements are not delayed.
Contact email:
Contact name: Carol Masse

MIAD River Rat Traditions

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The details…

Beach Sculpture Competition
Atwater Beach in Shorewood

Beginning of the Year Celebration
Bradford Beach

IA+D Cardboard Structure Event and the Urban Camping Outing
Catalano Square

Homecoming Olympics and Dance
MIAD – Various Locations

Halloween Party
Discovery World

Murder Mystery Theater

Talent Show

MIAD – Various Locations

Look for more details and information to come on each of these events.

Contact email:
Contact name: Ricky Heldt