In May 2014 QPAC and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) announced a partnership to jointly establish the position of Chair in Arts Education.
The inaugural Chair is Professor Judith McLean, currently QPAC’s Scholar in Residence.
Professor McLean’s role is to link policy, art making and teaching and support both QPAC and QUT in bridging complex thought and practical application.
Putting ideas into practice.
Professor McLean’s current research centres on brain based learning and its relationship with the arts with a particular focus on how cultural institutions like QPAC can collaborate with audiences to heighten the significance of art in everyday life.
Professor Judith McLean in conversation with Bangarra’s Artistic Director Stephen Page
Watercooler Chats are a series of fortnightly conversations about news and issues relating to the work that QPAC does