|Post Gala Tours
Cost includes train fare to Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Leeds 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.
Weekend at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Open to first 40 registrants only - first come basis.)
Saturday, April 10 – Sunday, April 11
(does not include accommodations)
Cost does not include accommodations and individuals must make their own reservation at the Queens hotel listed below.
Join gala attendess for a unique weekend experience of Yorkshire Sculpture Park, organized exclusively for gala attendees and delegates of the ISC conference.Yorkshire Sculpture Park will welcomes attendees 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 their Boltanski installation, and other local galleries.
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.
Leeds City Centre
Leeds LS1 1PJ
Rates:£89 per room double occupancy / £79 single occupancy. Includes breakfast.
For reservations: 0845 074 0060 OR Stay@qhotels.co.uk. Be sure to reference “ISC group” for discounted rate.
Rate expires: Thursday 04 March 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 an exceptional event!
Space is limited and open to 40 attendees only - first come basis!
To reserve your place contact Valerie Friedman at firstname.lastname@example.org or USA 609-689-1051.
Reservation deadline: March 16, 2010.
Photo credit from top to bottom:
View across Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Image Courtesy of Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Photo: Jony Wilde
'Deer Shelter Skyspace' by James Turrell, an Art Fund Commission 2006, Image Courtesy of Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Photo: Jony Wilde
Underground Gallery. Foreground
'Stone Dreaming Stone' 2009 by
Peter Randall-Page, Image Courtesy
of Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Photo: Jony Wilde
Landscape featuring 'Promenade' 1996 by
Sir Anthony Caro, Painted Steel, Image
Courtesy of Yorkshire Sculpture Park,
Photo: Jony Wilde