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April 7-9, 2010
London, UK
What is Sculpture in the 21st Century?
Support provided in part by:Chelsea College of Art and Design, Kings Place, Kanter Family Foundation, Nadine Witkin / Estate of Isaac Witkin, Tate, National Gallery, Alan Gibbs, Gallery Kasahara, Sir Anthony Caro
2010 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners are Phillip King and William Tucker - Click here for more

Registration Information:

Registration Is Closed.

On-site registration will be accepted on a space available - first come basis.
Limited spots are currently available

The rates will apply:

ISC Member On-Site: £475

Non-Member On-Site: £600

Only Visa and Mastercard accepted for on-site payments.

The Changing of the Guard ceremony, Credit: visitlondonimages/
britainonview/ Pawel Libera

Registration now Closed

Online Registration Is Now Closed.

On-site registration will be accepted on a space available - first come basis.
Limited spots are currently available

The rates will apply:

ISC Member On-Site: £475

Non-Member On-Site: £600

Only Visa and Mastercard accepted for on-site payments.

Registration includes admission to all panels, keynote addresses, reception at Tate Modern,
admission to the Henry Moore Exhibition at Tate Britain, workshop demonstrations at Chelsea College of Art & Design, ARTSlam Sessions, gallery hop, and lunch Thursday and Friday.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing before March 16, 2010 and are subject to a £125 cancellation fee. No refunds will be offered for cancellations received after March 16, 2010. All approved refunds will be issued within 3 business days of request to original paid credit card.  Registrations paid by check will be refunded via check .

Enhance Your Experience – Pre and Post Event Tours*: (Additional Fees apply) :
Itineraries correct at the time of printing. Itineraries subject to change at the discretion of tour guide. All tours will take place rain or shine.

Please note: fees are shown in British Pounds.  Click Here  to convert the fees to another currency.

Opening Day Tours
Please note these three tours overlap, so please register for only one pre-conference tour. Open to conference attendees and up to one guest. Space is limited. Tours take place rain or shine.

East End Gallery Tour
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
8:30AM – 15:30PM
Cost £65

Explore London’s East End Galleries and meet Gallery Directors and curators for a behind the scenes perspective. Tour includes coach transportation and visits to Whitechapel Gallery, Matts Gallery, Chisenhale Gallery and galleries on Vyner Street. Lunch is included and will be at The Approach, an East London pub which has a well known artist led space operating above.  

Alternative Art Venues
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
9:30AM – 15:30PM
Cost £65

Travel by coach and explore London’s established alternative spaces for a behind the scenes perspective. This tour includes visits to Gasworks which includes artists’ studios, a residency programme and exhibition space, as well as a private tour of the Lisson Gallery, which will be showing sculptor Tony Cragg, a visit to the Danielle Arnaud gallery, and a tour of the new Showroom Gallery.  This tour includes a light pub lunch.

Tour to Cass Sculpture Foundation at Goodwood

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
8:00AM – 15:30PM
Cost £95

Visit the Cass Sculpture Foundation at Goodwood, a registered charity initiated by Wilfred Cass to commission, promote and exhibit predominantly British art. Set in the Sussex countryside one can view contemporary sculpture by Tony Cragg, Sir Anthony Caro, Danny Lane, Philip King, Goldsworthy and many more in this ever changing landscape. Tour includes coach transportation, coffee on arrival, talk by the curator and tour of Goodwood Sculpture Park. Lunch is included at “The Fox Goes Free.”

Post Conference Tours and Activities

Weekend at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park ***Cancelled***
Saturday, April 10 – Sunday, April 11
Cost £250

Space is limited and open to 40 attendees only - first come basis! Tour takes place rain or shine.

Enjoy a unique weekend experience of Yorkshire Sculpture Park, organized for delegates of the ISC conference.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park will welcome delegates from the ISC conference on Saturday 10 April with registration and coffee from 11:00AM. This will be followed by an illustrated talk concerning ‘Sculpture and the Landscape’ by the YSP founding Director, Peter Murray OBE and discussion over lunch. An extensive tour of YSP in the afternoon with Dr Helen Pheby (Curator) will allow delegates an in depth experience of YSP and includes a very special walk through the Peter Randall-Page exhibition with the artist. Delegates will have the opportunity for refreshments and free time before re-convening at sunset in the Skyspace followed by an excellent dinner and further discussion.  On Sunday, en route back to London via motorcoach attendees will visit the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, Dean Clough to see the Boltanski installation, and other local galleries. Delegates will then travel on to the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham where there will be a talk by one of the curators.  Attendees will have refreshments at the gallery before travelling back to London.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park was founded in 1977 and is the largest of its kind in Europe, showing temporary exhibitions of modern and contemporary sculpture in 500 acres of historic landscape and five indoor galleries. Works in the landscape include an extensive display of bronzes by Henry Moore, a permanent James Turrell Skyspace, three site-specific commissions by Andy Goldsworthy and over 80 sculptures by Barbara Hepworth, Mark di Suvero, Anthony Caro, Antony Gormley, Sol Le Witt and many others. The indoor programme includes the most important exhibition to date of work by Peter Randall-Page and ‘stone’ an international research project by Edinburgh College of Art, which is creating an archive of working practices from around the world as well as exploring the possibilities of the material in contemporary art.

Cost includes train fare to Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Wakefield stop), motorcoach transportation in Yorkshire and back to London, tours, refreshments and dinner at YSP, as well as lunch en route back to London on Sunday.

Cost does not include accommodations and individuals must make their own reservation at the following hotel:

Queens Hotel
Leeds City Centre
Leeds LS1 1PJ

Rates:£89 per room double occupancy / £79 single occupancy. Includes breakfast.

For reservations: +44 113 391 7240 or  Be sure to reference “ISC group” for discounted rate.

Rate expires: Saturday March 27, 2010

Group will depart on an early morning train, at approximately 8:00AM Saturday morning and will return to London via motorcoach at approximately 20:30 (8:30PM) Sunday evening.  

We do hope that you will join what promises to be a highlight of the UK conference!

Lifetime Achievement Award Gala honoring Phillip King and William Tucker
Friday, April 9, 2010

7:00PM – 10:30PM
Cost: Tickets: £75 per person.
(conference attendees price only, limit two per attendee)

Join the ISC in honoring 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Phillip King and William Tucker.

Click here for more details.


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