Do You Know Arts Journal?

ArtsJournal describes itself as “a digest of some of the best arts and cultural journalism in the English-speaking world. Each day ArtsJournal features link to stories culled from around the internet, including blogs and more than 200 English-language newspapers, magazines and publications featuring writing about arts and culture.” The website is constantly updated with fresh news, and is supplemented by a daily email newsletter (in both free and premium versions)  and about 40 blogs on a wide range of subjects  including audience building, national arts policy, dance, opera, public art, and, of course, “how culture will save the world”.

I’ve subscribed to the email newsletter for about 8 years now, and find it a great source of information and ideas. Editor Douglas McLennan, formerly an arts columnist and arts reporter with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and the Seattle Weekly, has an eye for the offbeat and thought-provoking.

Of course, he is not perfect. There is no Art Library blog on ArtsJournal. There’s an opening for someone…