Social Contribution Center (Atelier Momosada）
“Atelier Momosada” consists of three former national rice storehouse buildings which have been converted into a hands-on craft center, gallery, and community center. Here, concerts, exhibitions and public lectures for glasswork and other crafts are regularly held, promoting openness and interaction between the university and the community. The exhibition room in the gallery hosts events by both domestic and international artists, as well as exhibitions of excellent work by students of the current University, the former Akita Municipal Junior College of Arts and Crafts and the affiliated senior high school.
Akita University of Art Satellite Center
Located on the 6th floor of the shopping center “Fonte Akita” at the west entrance of JR Akita station, the AUA Satellite Center holds public lectures and drawing classes, and hosts exhibitions of artwork by faculty, students and graduates.
The spacious, naturally lit library houses over 48,000 books on arts, crafts, and design, along with up-to-date informational resources including video software, newspapers, and magazines. The library also features AV corners and reading rooms to offer comprehensive support for student research.
The cafeteria offers a bright and open communal space for students. In addition to the dining hall on the 1st and 2nd floors, the building contains a student meeting hall, a common room, as well as a shop selling course materials, stationery, and daily necessities.
Computer Rooms (Lecture Buildings)
The computer rooms are sometimes used for lectures but are otherwise open to all students; students have both great freedom and excellent facilities to help them complete their assignments.
●Macintosh: 118 computers
●PCs for information education courses (Windows, Linux): 85 computers
CALL Room (Lecture Building B)
The Computer-Assisted Language Learning Room provides an effective educational environment for audiovisual study of foreign languages.
Lecture Hall (Lecture Building A)
The 180-seat hall allows instructors to make full use of multimedia equipment to offer effective lectures. The hall is also used for guidance, meetings and other presentations.