Youth & Community Programs at MIAD

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Design Internship

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Continuing Education

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MAKE! For Educators

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Featured Program

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Scholarship Portfolio Class

Open to high school seniors, the Scholarship Portfolio Class is part of MIAD’s Pre-College program. Students complete 5 projects during the 11 week course, strategically developed to provide ample opportunity for experimentation, discovery and diversifying and adding to existing skills.

News & Announcements

High schoolers gain professional and college readiness skills

Although wrapping up in the coming days, the Pre-College program at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) will impact the city’s creative landscape for years to come. For the second consecutive year, MIAD hosted 250 high schoolers from all over the city,...

Associated Bank sponsors MIAD Pre-College students

For Kyla Chester-Hopkins and Matthew Goss, the summer 2022 Pre-College program at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) meant a new perspective on their artistic practices. Presented by Associated Bank, the MIAD Pre-College program is dedicated to...