As a part of the course of study, MAU invites specialists active in Japan and abroad in their respective fields, to give lectures and hold critiques as visiting professors. To date prominent artists and designers have conducted numerous lectures, critiques, open symposiums, etc., on a wide variety of topics.
The visiting professor program also encompasses theme-based workshops, and experiments in collaborative art making and critiques.

Visiting Professors 2016

Kate Burnett
U.K. / Theatre Designer, Reader in Theatre Design at Nottingham Trent University

April 18th to 22nd, 2016

Patricia Ann Austin
U.K. / Research Leader and Course Leader in MA Narrative Environments, The Spatial Practices Programme at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

May 16th to 21st, 2016

Chen Qiang
China / Associate Professor of Department of Art at Shanghai Jianfeng College

6 days during June 27th to July 8th, 2016

Scott Eaton
U.K. / Director of Eaton Media Limited

Rebecca Wade
U.K. / Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Henry Moore Institute

July 11th to 16th, 2016

Ingrid Ledent
Belgium / Artist, Professor at Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp

September 12th to 17th, 2016

Philip Samartzis
Australia / Associate Professor of School of Art at RMIT University

September 12th to 17th, 2016

Laurence Madrelle
France / Director of LM Communiquer

September 12th to 17th, 2016

Scott Darlington
U.S.A / Pratt Fine Arts Center Studio Manager, Glass Artist

October 11th to 15th, 2016