Welcome to our new MA classs 2014-15!

8 September 2014


Delighted to welcome the new MA class in Arts Management and Cultural Policy to University College Dublin today – 27 students from Ireland, Spain, France, Norway, the US, Hong Kong, Italy, England and Brazil! Looking forward to a wonderful year ahead, getting to know everyone and getting stuck in to a new semester :)

Happy August! New arts job/internship openings

5 August 2014

Back job-hunting after the bank holiday weekend? Lots of new listings added this morning: http://artsmanagement.ie/jobs/

New job opportunities listed today!

16 July 2014

Lots of new jobs & internships added to the blog today (and every week)! Happy hunting artsmanagement.ie/jobs/

Happy Friday! New arts jobs & internships listed

20 June 2014

Just updated the jobs & internships page after a few weeks’ break (on annual leave). Now resuming normal service… :)

1 week to go! Arts management & policy conference, 25 June (UCD)

19 June 2014

We’re getting very excited about hosting next week’s conference ‘Mapping an Altered Landscape: cultural policy and management in Ireland‘ next Wednesday (25 June 2014) in UCD’s beautiful new student centre. Co-sponsored by IADT, the conference is supported by the Arts Council and Heritage Council. The one-day conference features a great line-up of speakers reflecting in an open format on current cultural policies and management practices.

Our main aim of the day is to propose solutions to a problem that perplexes us all: what might a coherent cultural policy look like?

The last cultural policy conference held at UCD was held in 2008 — right before the economic crash — and there’s no better time than the present to take a hard look at what’s changed in the interim, and talk openly about the way forward.

Our capacity is limited, with 100+ confirmed attendees from across the artforms and cultural sector (artists, arts managers, curators, theatre-makers, museum/heritage folks, local authority officers, representatives from the Department, Arts and Heritage Councils, government ministers, students and academics), so please register soon if you’d like to join us on the day! Speaker presentations will be diverse and brief to allow for maximum audience participation.

There will also be the opportunity to tour UCD’s new cultural facilities — still unknown to lots of folks, and open for programming and collaborations — including our state-of-the art cinema, black box theatre, dance studio and radio station. An optional screening of the documentary ‘Skin in the Game‘ (on Irish artists & the recession) will be held that evening after the conclusion of the conference in the new cinema.

I hope very much that many of you will be able to join us!

‘Mapping’ 2014 Conference schedule




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