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Above: Downtown Skyline, photo by Dan White. Courtesy of Visit Kansas City.
Collaborators & Sponsors: Belger Crane Yard, Charlotte Street Foundation, City of Lawrence, Kansas City Art Institute, KU School of the Arts, Lawrence Arts Center, Studios Inc, The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art and the University of Kansas, Visit KC. This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.

General Info | Registration Info | Panel Locations & Speakers



From October 25-28, 2017 the 27th International Sculpture Conference: Intersections + Identities will seek to bring sculptors and arts professionals together to discuss how our work, our practices, and our selves intersect. Join us in Kansas City, MO for three days of programming where we will explore new communities and discuss exciting topics in contemporary sculpture.

Join a diverse group of over 300 attendees in Kansas City for this unique conference including:
  • Annual ISC littleSCULPTURE Show
  • ARTSlams and Mentor Sessions
  • Engaging Panel Discussions
  • Evening Parties and Networking Events at the Belger Crane Yard, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and more
  • Hands-On Workshops at Kansas City Art Institute, among others*
  • Keynote Address
  • Opening Reception and Artist Studio Tours at Studios Inc.
  • Gallery Hops
  • Optional Art and Culture Trips*
  • Public Art Tours and Visits to Nearby Sculpture Sites
  • Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards Exhibition at the Belger Crane Yard
  • Post Conference Activities in collaboration with the University of Kansas*
  • And more!
*Additional fees may apply

Contact or (609) 689-1051 x302

Registration Information

Registration Information

  Members** Non-Members Students*** Companions**** Day Pass
Early Bird
July 5 - Aug 2
$385** $585 $225*** $125 $225 per day
Aug 3 - Sept 28
$460** $585 $225*** $125 $225 per day
Late Registration
Sept 29 - Oct 6
$550** $685 $300*** $225 $225 per day
Oct 24 - 25
$225 per day

Early Bird Registration is Open to ISC Members Now
Closes August 2nd - Register early to save $75
Register early! No extended deadline will be made for Early Bird registration.

Conference Check-In and Registration

12:00PM - 5:00PM Tuesday, October 24
9:00AM - 5:00PM Wednesday, October 25

Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main St,
Kansas City, MO 64111

Contact information:
p. (609) 689-1051 x302

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Above: Double Monopole, Kansas City Airport, Keith Sonnier. Courtesy of the Office of Public Art.

Panel Speakers & Locations

Panel Speakers & Locations

Click here to learn more about the panelists.

Conference Locations
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak St,
Kansas City, MO 64111
Kansas City Art Institute
4415 Warwick Blvd,
Kansas City, MO 64111

Above: Water Plaza, KC Convention Center, Jun Kaneko. Courtesy of the Office of Public Art.

Sponsored by:

Belger Arts Center    Visit KC        
Kansas City Art Institute    Studios Inc
Zahner    Lawrence Art Center

Charlotte Street Foundation    KU School of the Arts    The Nelson Atkinds Museum of Art   

    New Jersey State Council on the Arts   Discover Jersey Arts  National Endowment for the Arts

Please indicate if you require any accessibility accommodations by contacting the events department at 609.689.1051 x302 or The International Sculpture Center is committed to ensuring that all events are accessible to all of our patrons.