To inspire our community by making art and design work accessible to all. To support student and alumni careers by providing professional opportunities.

MIAD Gallery at The Ave provides a supportive space for MIAD students, alumni, faculty, and staff to show and sell their work in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. The gallery holds both exhibitions and a rotating inventory of artwork, crafted goods, and more.

Interior photograph of an exhibition space with paintings and sculptures

Gallery at The Ave (photo courtesy of Studio 29 Photography)

About MIAD

Where passion finds purpose. As an accredited, non-profit college, MIAD provides a transformative four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts education that prepares students of diverse backgrounds for fulfilling and rewarding careers. Our students choose from among the following areas of study: Communication Design, Fashion & Apparel Design, Illustration, Illustration – Animation Track, Interior Architecture and Design, Product Design, and New Studio Practice: Fine Arts. The college offers 18 additional academic programs, including Arts Management, Furniture Design, Digital Media Production and Sustainability. 

MIAD, along with its Lubar Centers for Innovation and Emerging Technology, fosters innovative, entrepreneurial and disruptive thinking that benefits our students and our corporate and nonprofit partnerships. MIAD also brings robust career pathways and college-readiness experiences to high school youth and provides cultural experiences and programming to the Greater Milwaukee community.

Learn more at www.miad.edu.

COURAGE, to seek our own path
INTEGRITY, to pursue our lives and work with meaning
KINDNESS, to thoughtfully engage with others
COMMUNITY, to positively contribute to the world around us
INNOVATION, to meet universal challenges in new ways
INCLUSION, to find strength in diversity