Dr Oonagh Murphy

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Position Lecturer in Arts Management
Email o.murphy (@gold.ac.uk)
Dr Oonagh Murphy

Dr Oonagh Murphy is an arts manager, writer and lecturer her research has taken her around the world to explore international best practice on the scalability of emerging technologies for cultural organisations. In August 2017 she joined Goldsmiths, University of London as Lecturer in Arts Management. Prior to joining Goldsmiths she was Associate Professor of Visual Arts Management and Curating at Richmond the American International University in London.

At Goldsmiths Oonagh teaches on the BA (Hons) Arts Management and leads on the Audiences in Theory and Practice module and the Principles of Fundraising module. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and regularly writes about emerging forms of pedagogy within the creative industries.

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Murphy, Oonagh. 2018. By Not For: Engagement Strategies in a Digital Age. In: Aleksandar Brkić and William Byrnes, J, eds. The Routledge Companion to Arts Management. Routledge. ISBN 9781138492226

Murphy, Oonagh. 2018. The changing shape of museums in an increasingly digital world. In: , ed. Connecting Museums. Routledge.

Murphy, Oonagh. 2016. Rethinking participatory practice in a Web 2.0 world. In: Kayte McSweeney and Jen Kavanagh, eds. Museum Participation: New Directions for Audience Collaboration. Edinburgh: Museums Etc. ISBN 1910144789


Murphy, Oonagh. 2018. Coworking Spaces, Accelerators and Incubators: Emerging Forms of Museum Practice in an Increasingly Digital World. Museum International, 70(1-2), pp. 62-75. ISSN 1350-0775

Murphy, Oonagh. 2018. When a 1981 Diary Meets Twitter: Reclaiming a teenage girl’s ordinary experience of the Northern Irish Troubles. Critical Military Studies, ISSN 2333-7486

Murphy, Oonagh. 2018. Museum Studies as Critical Praxis: Developing an Active Approach to Research, Teaching and Practice. Tate Papers(29), ISSN 1753-9854

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