Arts — Open Access Journal

Arts (ISSN 2076-0752) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI in March, June, September and December.   
  • Open Access free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2018 and 2019.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and other databases.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 32 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 15.4 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Arts
The Machine as Artist (for the 21st Century) Guest Editors: Frederic Fol Leymarie, G. W. Smith
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Arts
Developments in Japanese Documentary Film Guest Editors: Marcos Centeno, Michael Raine
Deadline: 5 January 2019
Special Issue in Arts
Art Markets and Digital Histories Guest Editors: Claartje Rasterhoff, Sandra van Ginhoven
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Arts
Ancient Mediterranean Painting (vol. 1) Guest Editors: Annette Giesecke, Mark Stansbury O’Donnell
Deadline: 20 February 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Arts
World Rock Art Collection Editor: Robert G. Bednarik

Jobs in Research

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