Affiliated Organizations & Links

University Library
The Library maintains a large collection of books and magazines pertaining to fields such as fine art, craft, design and architecture, as well as a number of exhibition catalogues.

Administrative/Educational Affiliated Organizations

*Note: The following links are in Japanese.
Arts Center Akita
Arts Center Akita is an NPO established by Akita University of Art with the aim of connecting the University to the local community through various art and design-related projects.
Akita University of Art High School
Since its establishment in 1952 as Akita City Vocational School of Arts and Crafts, this university-affiliated vocational high school has continued to provide education through its unique curriculum.
Akita City
The official website of Akita City, providing information concerning life in the city. The website offers computer-generated translations of its pages in English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Korean, Thai, German and Russian.
Akita Araya Glass Studio
Glass studio opened in 2017 in the Araya neighborhood near AUA. Managed by Akita City, the studio’s staff includes students, faculty and alumni of AUA’s glassmaking program, and offers demonstration lessons in blown glass as well as rental of the glassmaking facilities.
Akita Senshu Museum of Art
The museum, which opened in 1958 as the Akita City Museum of Art, was renamed the Akita Senshu Museum of Art in 1989. It features a collection of over 2,000 items, and is located in the Atorion Building in downtown Akita City.
The Consortium of Universities in Akita
A cooperative body consisting of higher education institutions in Akita Prefecture. It offers continuing education and various other courses for residents of the prefecture, as well as high school-university cooperation programs and inter-university courses with transferable credits.
Zoukei Akita
The official website of the Akita Art Education Association.
Araya Sankakuya
One of the symbolic buildings of historic Araya-Omotemachi Street, the “Sankakuya” (a pun referencing the building’s triangular shape) was constructed during the Taisho Era (1912-1926), and is now used as a communal space and a base for further development of the Araya neighborhood of Akita City. It can be used for meetings, exhibitions or other cultural activities.