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Map Society of Wisconsin

The Map Society of Wisconsin was formed in 1996 to bring together people interested in all aspects of maps and mapping–their history, uses, production and preservation regardless of format. We hold our meetings at the AGSL usually featuring a presentation accompanied by a related exhibit drawn from the Library’s collections. Socializing and refreshments precede each meeting.

The society was founded through and is based at the AGSL. To inquire about membership call (414)-229-6282 or email us at agsl@uwm.edu


Sunday, October 13, 2019
Presentation begins at 2:00 pm

“Drawn to Maps: A Celebration of Pictorial and Illustrated Maps”  A presentation by Scott Schiller, Map Illustrator/Graphic Artist from Brookfield, WI

Scott Schiller, an accomplished map illustrator and graphic artist based in Brookfield, creates custom illustrated maps for clients around the world, appearing in magazines, books, business marketing, travel outlets, schools, wedding invitations, and more! His work can be seen at mapsbyscott.com. Scott will present a wide variety of illus-trated maps (from past and present), and will speak about his own approach and process, as well as some of his upcoming projects. Displayed alongside examples of Scott’s work will be a variety of pictorial maps from the AGS Library.

Join us at 1:30 pm for socializing & light refreshments before the talk.

Map Society talks held in the AGS Library, 3rd floor east wing.

AGS Library | 3rd floor, East Wing, of the UWM Golda Meir Library building
2311 E. Hartford Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53211

Parking rates apply for all UWM parking lots and structures (see rates). Street parking is free on Saturdays and Sundays.

Map Society Membership
Membership 2019-2020


The Chicago Map Society

The Chicago Map Society also hosts a number of events throughout the academic year. The Chicago Map Society typically meets at the Newberry Library on the third Thursday of every month. Meetings start at 5:30pm with a social half-hour, followed by an hour presentation on a cartographic subject of interest to the membership. Meeting are open to the public.

Visit here for more information on Chicago Map Society events