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Professor Judith McLean

QPAC Scholar In Residence

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.

Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners

We pay our respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestors of this land, their spirits and their legacy. The foundations laid by these ancestors - our First Nations Peoples - gives strength, inspiration and courage to current and future generations, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, towards creating a better Queensland. Queensland Government’s RAP Acknowledgment of Country