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Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has partnered with 3rd St. Market Hall to host MIAD Gallery at The Ave. After you visit the gallery, check out the food and entertainment 3rd Street Market Hall has to offer, explore the neighborhood and enjoy Milwaukee’s highlights. 

A person in a yellow coat walks past the Gallery at The Ave.

Find Us

MIAD Gallery at The Ave
Enter from Wisconsin Ave
301 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53201


Access to the gallery is through “The Arcade/Avenue” office doors only. Enter the lobby, and the MIAD Gallery at The Ave entrance is located on the left across from the MKE Downtown offices. The 3rd Street Market Hall is accessible through our lobby.

Transit and Parking

Paid street parking is easy to find nearby using the MKE Park app, or you can also search for day-long private lot or structure parking. We are also conveniently located along 14, 40, 43, and 46 MCTS bus lines.

Check out the MKE Park App, Spot Hero and MCTS route information.

A map of the area around Gallery at The Ave

3rd Street Market Hall

Snack on fare from a wide variety of food and drink vendors in the food hall, play a round of golf in the Topgolf Swing Suite, or enjoy the Gaming Lounge, Shuffleboard and indoor backyard game favorites.

3rd Street Market Hall. (Photo courtesy of Visit Milwaukee)

Westown Neighborhood

Located between the Milwaukee River and Interstate 43, Milwaukee’s Westown Neighborhood is home to the 3rd Street Market Hall, as well as the Milwaukee Bucks, Riverside Theater, Turner Ballroom and Old World Third Street. Visit the vibrant neighborhood for anything from stellar shopping to historical tours to exquisite food and drinks.

Exterior photograph of Milwaukee's Fiserv Forum with a statue of the Milwaukee Bucks deer in the foreground.

Fiserv Forum in the Westown Neighborhood. (Photo courtesy of Visit Milwaukee)

Historic Third Ward

Home to both the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and the Milwaukee Public Market, the Historic Third Ward boasts exceptional shopping and dining interspersed with engaging art and galleries. Voted the country’s fourth best arts district in the 2022 USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, the neighborhood shines with its flourishing creative community. 

Skyline view of Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward

View of the Milwaukee Public Market in the Historic Third Ward (Photo courtesy of Visit Milwaukee)