Arts Media Contacts is a specialist arts marketing service. It was founded in 1995
by a group of art journalists (from magazines including Blueprint and Tate etc,) and
press officers at museums including The National Gallery, who wanted to make the
process of getting press coverage smoother for all parties. The aims were twofold:
for journalists to get a steady stream of relevant press releases in time for their
deadlines; and for galleries to have all the right information on the arts media so that
they could achieve this.
The Arts Media Contacts printed media directories were first published in 1995.
They are now an industry standard. Directories for music and the performing arts
were launched in 1997, and our online service in 2000. In 2004 we introduced a US
version of our service with fully international media contacts.
Arts Media Contacts is owned by Artsinform Communications Ltd. and based in
Jessica Wood - Publisher - PR Director
Hannah Ball - Editor
Thomas Wilkes - Subscriptions and Accounts
We publish two directories:
Arts Media Contacts: Visual Arts and Arts Media Contacts: Music and Performing Arts
Each one is published three times a year and covers the national, international and
regional arts press in all categories (print, online and broadcast).
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The Arts Media Contacts online service allows you to build press campaigns by
selecting media from our database, upload press material, distribute it by email and
follow-up with calls. It is available on a subscription-only basis.
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In addition to our Arts Media Contacts subscriptions, we provide individual training
and consultation to boost our clients' press and marketing campaigns. Please contact
Jessica Wood for a discussion on how a PR consultation could help your organisation.
We run regular workshops on press and social media. These are advertised on our
We offer PR services for clients on an individual basis. Please see www.artsinform.co.uk
for more information.
ENQUIRY LINE: + 44 (0)1273 488996
MOBILE:+ 44 (0)7939 226988
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