International Sculpture Center

   
21st INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CONFERENCE
 

Lighted Bridge on the Grand River. Photo: Brian Kelly. Courtesy
Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention and Visitors Bureau
 
Sculpture in Public: Part II,
Public Art

O
ctober 2 – 4, 2008
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Presented in collaboration with the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

   
 
Funding in part provided by: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Fred and Lena Meijer, Mary Ann Keeler, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids Convention, Visitor’s Bureau, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Grand Rapids Art Museum, Enterprise rent-a-car and Grand Valley State University.
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Travel:
 


Arnaldo Pomodoro, Disk in the Form of a Desert Rose,
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park cast 1999-2000. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer. Photo by William J. Hebert



The Amway Grand Plaza
(http://www.amwaygrand.com) is the official conference hotel. Please reference “ISC” when making your reservation to get the discounted conference rate. Note, a limited number of rooms are available at the conference rate and we encourage you to make your reservations early to ensure availability!

ISC Group Rate:
$127 single/double plus applicable taxes
Reservation cut-off date is September 1, 2008

Be sure to mention “ISC” when making your reservation to get the special conference rate! Reservations must be made by phone
in order to get conference rate. Reservations cannot be made online for this group rate.

To make your reservations by phone please call:
(800)253-3590

The ISC has also secured overflow blocks at the following properties. Again, only a limited number of rooms are available at these special rates. So, please reserve your room early to guarantee availability.

 
 


Deborah Butterfield, Cabin Creek, 1999, Bronze,
photo: © Balthazar Korab Ltd.

Courtyard by Marriott, Downtown
11 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone:  616-242-6600
 

ISC Group Rate:
$124 single/double
plus applicable taxes
Parking: $7/day
Reservation cut-off date is September 1, 2008

- Enjoy free wireless internet access in our lobby, Restaurant and Lounge!
- Adjacent to Amway Grand Hotel with indoor walkway to the Amway Grand!

Be sure to mention “ISC” when making your reservation to get the special conference rate! Reservations must be made by phone
in order to get conference rate.

To make your reservations by phone please call:
616-242-6600.

 


Number 26
, 1995-1996, Bronze, by Hanneke
Beaumont (Dutch, b. 1947) photo © Balthazar Korab



Days Inn

ISC Group Rate:
$95 single/double plus applicable taxes
Reservation cut-off date is September 1, 2008

Be sure to reference “International Sculpture Center Conference” when making your reservation to get the special conference rate! Reservations must be made by phone in order to get conference rate.

To make your reservations by phone please call:
616-235-7611

 

Official Conference Airlines:
The following airlines will offer conference attendees a discounted rate:



Call your travel professional or Continental MeetingWorks at 800-468-7022 for reservations.

Refer to Z Code ZDTN and Agreement Code: BR1XFN.

Or, save an additional 3% off by booking your own reservations at www.continental.com.
Choose your flight times and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZDTNBR1XFN in the Offer Code box.

 


Call 1-800-328-1111 for reservations.

Or, make reservations online at: www.nwa.com.
Under the Deals and News column and the Flights tab, click on "NWA Discount Travel E-Cert Redemption" which is located at the bottom. On the Flight Search screen, click Login. Enter your WorldPerks number: 10070729425. Complete the Flight Search section and navigate to the bottom where you will see 'Do you have an E-Cert Fare, electronic voucher or meeting agreement?'. Select type (i.e. Meeting agreement (WorldFile number)) and then enter NYVL9 in the Meeting WorldFile Number box and complete your transaction.

 

Official Conference Car Rental Company:

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is pleased to offer a special rate to conference attendees. Additionally Enterprise will donate 5% of revenue from conference attendees to the ISC for our future programs. Click here to make a reservation.

For reservations by phone please call:  1-800-261-7331.  Be sure to reference discount code:  59W3025 and the group name “International Sculpture Center” to get the reduced conference rate.



Funding provided in part by: