We Did It! The MAM Might Actually Become a LEGO Set

The votes have been counted, and the Milwaukee Art Museum is in the final round.

The decision is officially out of our hands. After months of voting, Vida András’ LEGO design of the Milwaukee Art Museum has reached the final round of review in the LEGO Ideas competition. 

All we can do now is wish him luck. 

In May, it was only a thought that the Milwaukee Art Museum could be transformed into a LEGO set. Thousands of votes later, and now it seems like it really might happenThe model qualified in the top 25 product ideas for the 2020 LEGO Ideas Review.  



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The next round begins on May 3. It will be a review period by the head honchos over at LEGO. From there, a winner will be chosen, and an official LEGO set will be constructed. 

Here’s to hoping the winning set resembles the literal work of art that hosts art on Milwaukee’s lakefront. 

András, who has a background in architecture, was inspired by Santiago Calatrava’s complex shapes used in the pavilion at the Milwaukee Art Museum. He tried to keep his model simple by using powerful shapes like triangles so that he could use as few bricks as possible.

For more photos of the design, go to the LEGO Ideas website