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Sculpture in Public: Part I,
Sculpture Parks and Gardens

October 15 – 17, 2007
Seattle, Washington

Funding provided in part by:
Jon & Mary Shirley Foundation, Johnson Art and Education Foundation, Seattle Art Museum, Mayor's Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, City of Seattle, Experience Music Project / Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, Museum of Glass, Chateau St. Michelle Winery, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, Chihuly Studio, Cornish College of the Arts, William Traver Gallery, R E Welch Gallery, Henry Art Gallery, Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Western Washington University, West Edge Sculpture Exhibition (WESE), Pike Pub & Brewery, City of Kent, Marenakos Rock Center- Seattle Stonearium, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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About the Conference:

Inspired by the opening of the Olympic Sculpture Park, Sculpture in Public, Part I: Sculpture Parks and Gardens will bring together artists, arts administrators and advisors, curators, patrons, city arts commissioners, architects, city planners, and museum directors for dialogue and networking events focused on issues related
to sculpture parks and gardens nationally and internationally, while incorporating many of the great art venues offered by Seattle and nearby Tacoma.


Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, Site Design/Architecture: WEISS/MANFREDI ARCHITECTURE/LANDSCAPE/

This 2½ day conference will include:

• Key Note Address: Ned Rifkin, Under Secretary of Art, Smithsonian
• Panel Discussions
• Social Events
• All Lunches
• Gallery Walk
• Public Art Tours*
• Corporate Collection Tours*
• Visits to nearby sculpture parks and destinations*
• Discount tickets to city attractions
• And much more….
* additional fees may apply


Registration Info:
Registration is now closed.

• Early bird: SOLD OUT
• Regular: $450 member*
  Register by September 14, 2007 - SOLD OUT

* ISC membership is required and must be current through October 31, 2007 to get member rate. Membership number is required on registration form.
Not a member? Please contact the ISC’s membership department to join or renew at

Conference Location:
Conference Registration and Panel Events hosted at the new and expanded  Seattle Art Museum, Downtown location. SAM DT is located at 1300 First Avenue and is an easy walk from the Grand Hyatt Seattle and most downtown hotels. Conference attendees must enter the museum at the “Hammer Man” entrance located at 1st and University.


© 2007 Calder Foundation, New York/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Photo Credit:
Eduardo Calderon