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Admissions Events

91fansoffers several in-person and virtual events throughout the year for prospective students to learn more. 91fansalso participates in additional college fairs and events throughout the year. For information regarding specific events, please contact admissions@miad.edu. From information sessions to Portfolio Days, we invite you to join us for an event!

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91fansInfo Day

91fansInformation Days

The 91fans Institute of Art & Design invites you and your family to attend one of MIAD’s Information Days. These events are an opportunity for students interested in attending 91fansto learn more about the college. Please join us for presentations, tours and activities!

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National Portfolio Day

91fansparticipates in many in-person and online National Portfolio Day events! Meet with a 91fansrepresentative for a free portfolio review. 

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91fans National Portfolio Day

91fanshosts 91fans National Portfolio Day each October. The event is free and open to the public, but requires registration. 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!

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Wisconsin Education Fairs

91fansadmissions representatives participate in every Wisconsin Education Fair throughout the year. We look forward to meeting you at an upcoming event! 

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Art ConnectED

91fansadmissions representatives attend every Art ConnectED event. Stop by to meet us!

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Visit MIAD

A visit to MIAD’s campus is an opportunity to see what our students see. Neat, it is not. There is dust. There is grit. Paint has been spilled. People are at work here, and this is the place where your passion can find purpose.


Guardian Fine Art Services donates printing press

Students returning to classes in the Printmaking Lab at the 91fans Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) this fall will notice a new addition—an additional printing press donated to the college by Guardian Fine Art Services.

91fansshowcases Layton School of Art alum Lois Ehlert

This summer, the 91fans Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) is pleased to host an exhibition of work by renowned Wisconsin illustrator and artist Lois Ehlert in “Lois Ehlert: A Creative Life.” Ehelrt’s work is joined by an exhibition of work by 91fansstudents in their transformative junior years.

Illustration major designs poster for 91fans Art Museum

Summertime in 91fans is an experience like no other—and just what recent graduate Icarus Krause ’24 (Illustration) was commissioned to recreate for the 91fans Art Museum. The 91fans Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) graduate worked through the 91fansLubar Innovation Center to design a poster for the 91fans Art Museum.

Product Design students visualize unique toys

Juniors in the Compelling Narratives and Visualizations Product Design class at the 91fans Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) were challenged with understanding brand momentum and partnerships.

91fans County Historical Society honors MIAD

In celebration of 50 years of art and design education, the 91fans County Historical Society honored the 91fans Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) at their annual Awards Dinner on May 9, 2024.


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