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About the Journal

The Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy is a peer reviewed, open access e-journal publishing original research on the arts and cultural sector in Ireland/Northern Ireland.

The journal aims to:

  • Disseminate high quality, recent academic research in an accessible format on all aspects of arts management and cultural policy with specific reference to the Republic of Ireland and / or Northern Ireland;
  • Serve as an educational resource for arts management and cultural policy professionals, and students studying related topics;
  • Support the skill development of professionals working in the arts and cultural sector;
  • Encourage debate on topical issues related to arts and cultural management/policy;
  • Support and grow a vibrant Irish / Northern Irish research community, allowing for the exchange of ideas and promoting research collaborations between individuals and organisations.

The Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy publishes original research on the arts and cultural sector in Ireland; cultural policy; arts and cultural management; creative producing and curating; cultural tourism and the creative industries; cultural economics; heritage and museum studies; governance; marketing, audience development; arts and / or cultural participation; philanthropy/ fundraising; cultural finance; administration; production/ consumption; and arts and education.

In addition to the publication of original research, the Journal provides a space for review of policy initiatives, reports and conferences as well as scholarly book reviews. The Journal highlights emerging research from the wealth of student work at MA level and from other early career researchers on the island and provides an opportunity for managers and policymakers to reflect on contemporary policies and practices shaping the cultural sector here.

The Journal fills a much-needed space for theoretical and practitioner reflection on issues of cultural policy and arts management in Ireland. It was initiated at the School of Art History and Cultural Policy, University College Dublin (UCD) in 2013. Its Editorial Board represents a broad range of academic institutions on the island of Ireland. Its membership draws from a range of fields of research reflective of the broad, diverse and interdisciplinary field of the journal’s scope.

Our desire is to provide a diverse, representative and inclusive platform for academics and emerging researchers, practitioners and policymakers to engage with questions of policy and management on cultural issues across the island of Ireland.

More information about the Journal can be found here.

Information on submitting to IJAMCP including section policies can be found here.


Current Issue

Vol. 7 No. 2019-20 (2020)
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