Nov 17 2022


6:00 pm


$Give What You Can

A Book Arts Tour with Max Yela *IN PERSON*

In conjunction with Then as Now: Woodland Pattern 1980–2022

In person at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Max Yela, one of the curators of Then as Now and the Head of Special Collections at UW–Milwaukee, will lead a tour of the Book Arts portion of the exhibition. Woodland Pattern staff will meet members of the public at the MIAD main entrance at 273 E. Erie St. and guide them to the gallery from there. 

In addition to acting as the Head of Special Collections at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Libraries since 1994, Yela was the public services librarian for Special Collections at the University of Delaware from 1985–94. Yela also taught book arts concepts and practice in the UWM Department of Art & Design from 2004–15 and now additionally serves as an adjunct instructor in the UW–Milwaukee School of Information Studies. Yela has been active in the Wisconsin arts community for over twenty years, and was honored for his contributions with a 2017 Wisconsin Visual Art Achievement Award.


Registration is required for in-person event attendance, as is a nominal ticket donation to hold seats. Attendance is limited to 20 audience members. Masks are required. Thank you for helping to keep our staff and community safe. Each attendee must register individually.



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