Accepting that ideas are developed and deployed in different ways, Art Journal and Art Journal Open publish in a wide range range of subjects, genres, and forms. These include scholarly articles, artists’ projects, interviews, portfolios, conversations, forums, speculations, pedagogical essays, working notes, and other projects.

Art Journal and the Art Journal Open are edited independently, so there are two paths to publication. Artists, scholars, critics, curators, and other prospective contributors who share a passionate interest in modern and contemporary art, design, pedagogy, and visual culture are encouraged to submit work to either the website or journal.

CAA membership is not a requirement for publication. For questions of style for submissions to both Art Journal and Art Journal Open, please see the Art Journal and Art Journal Open Style Guidelines.