Local NOMA Chapter participates in ‘Canstruction’ exhibition to help fight hunger

By Meyshia Lantz

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — The Milwaukee Public Museum hosts a canned food sculpture exhibition from Saturday, Jan. 27, to Sunday, Feb. 4.

MPM hosts “Canstruction” in partnership with Women in Design, Wisconsin Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (Wisco NOMA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the Harry & Rose Sampson Family Jewish Community Center. There are 12 teams. 

It is a charity event held in cities throughout the U.S. that is used to fight hunger. 

The sculptures were assembled on Jan. 27. It is on display for several days before the food from the designs are donated to people in need. 35,000 non-perishable food items are expected to be donated.  

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, Feb. 1. Visitors are invited to watch a panel of judges present the teams with awards in several categories.