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ISC EVENTS

April 15, 2015
2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Gala
Honoring Joel Shapiro. The ISC's Board of Trustees established the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991 to recognize individual sculptors who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture.


Fall, 2015
25th International Sculpture Conference in Central Arizona
The ISC will hold the 25th International Sculpture Conference in Central Arizona in the fall of 2015. Join the mailing list to get the latest updates. Click here for more information.



Oct 22, 2014
ISConnects: The Portland Building, Portlandia, and its Impact on Public Sculpture
Renowned artist, architect, and designer Michael Graves will join famed Washington, DC sculptor Raymond Kaskey for a discussion.


October 1-4, 2014
24th International Sculpture Conference
The ISC held the 24th International Sculpture Conference: Sculpture, Culture, and Community, in New Orleans, Louisiana from October 1-4, 2014. This conference featured panel discussions, keynotes, workshops, artSLAMS, and networking events, and explored how sculpture and the arts can rejuvenate communities and economies.



Sept 23, 2014
ISConnects: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life with Sharon Louden
Sharon Louden, artist and editor of “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life”, will moderate a panel with David Humphrey, Paul Henry Ramirez, and Austin Thomas.


May 1, 2014
ISConnects: Alexander Calder | Jed Perl
The ISC in collaboration with Princeton University Art Museum will host an ISConnects lecture: Alexander Calder | Jed Perl on May 1st, 2014 at Princeton University.


April 30, 2014
2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Gala
Honoring Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard. The ISC's Board of Trustees established the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991 to recognize individual sculptors who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture.


February 21, 2014
ISConnects: Art as an Agent in Public Space: The Dia Art Foundation
In collaboration with The College of New Jersey, Art as an Agent of Change: The Dia Art Foundation features Kelly Kivland, Assistant Curator at the Dia Art Foundation, speaking on the Dia’s history of supporting public art.


December 1-4, 2013
International Sculpture Symposium in Miami, Florida
This Symposium bring together artists, collectors, curators and art enthusiasts for panel discussions, keynote addresses, optional tours, a reception, and a multi-day iron pour by the Iron Maidens, an international sculpture group.


October 3, 2013
Lifetime Achievement Award Gala
Honoring Nancy Holt & Beverly Pepper
The Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991 to recognize individual sculptors who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture.


May 16, 2013
ISConnects: A CONVERSATION: SCULPTURE & ARCHITECTURE
Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, AZ


June 18, 2013
ISConnects: A CONVERSATION: PHYLLIDA BARLOW
AND GILBERT VICARIO

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA


April 12, 2013
ISConnects: The River Between Us
Webster University, St. Louis, MO!


February 11 - 15, 2013
2013 Symposium in Auckland, New Zealand
The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is pleased to announce it will be holding a multi-day event in Auckland, New Zealand, February 11-15, 2013!


November 16, 2012
ISConnects: Transformative Vision
Join us at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ!


October 26, 2012
2012 Lifetime Achievement Award: Honoring Fernando Botero
The ISC's Board of Trustees established the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991 to recognize individual sculptors who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture. Stay tuned for photos of the festivities.

Image of ISC Lifetime Achievement Award, copy of Head from the figure of a woman [Cycladic; Keros-Syros culture]

Chicago Conference - October 4 - 6, 2012
2012 Conference in Chicago
ISC Conferences are forums for sculptors to share creative experiences and for the public to revitalize their awareness of contemporary sculpture. The ISC itself was founded from the success of a series of conferences at the University of Kansas in the 1960’s.



September 18, 2012
ISConnects: Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture
Join us at Frederik Meijer Sculpture Gardens! From the classical era until the 1950s and the advent of abstraction, the human figure was subject most frequently encountered in sculpture.


July 21, 2012
ISConnects: Michael Jones McKean & Nathalie Miebach
Presentation with Michael Jones McKean & Nathalie Miebachat at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts & KANEKO


June 9, 2012
ISConnects: Talking Dirty: A Salon Discussion
Talking Dirty: A Salon Discussion on Dirt in Art and Design in conjunction with the Museum of Arts and Design exhibit, Swept Away: Dust, Ashes, and Dirt in Contemporary Art and Design


May 30, 2012
ISConnects: Against the Grain: Strategies, Choices,
and Controversies of Women in Sculpture

This panel, hosted by the National Academy in NYC, surveys the advancement of women artists within the field of sculpture since the mid-20th century. Unlocking new opportunities in artistic endeavors has not been with out difficulty in the face of entrenched art world attitudes.


February 3, 2012
2012 Patron Award: Honoring Olga Hirshhorn
The Board of Trustees of the International Sculpture Center invites you 2012 International Sculpture Center Patron Award Honoring Olga Hirshhorn Friday, February 3, 2012 - 5:00pm Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Daniels Pavilion 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard Naples, Florida Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvers, Award Ceremony.


December 6, 2011
ISConnects: Lecture - Thomas Hirschhorn
Thank you to everyone who attended Thomas Hirschhorn's Lecture at the Princeton Art Museum! Pictures and video of the entire program here.


November 11, 2011
ISConnects: Artist Talk: Anya Gallaccio
Students, educators and art enthusiasts gathered at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia on November 11, 2011 to meet artist Anya Gallaccio and listen to her discuss her site-specific installations. Pictures and video of the program coming soon.


ISC Art Party - October 27-29, 2011
Three days of art programs!
The ISC Art Party took place October 27-29, 2011 in NYC. More than your average art party, this event was three days of artist led programming and more!


October 15, 2011
2011 Outstanding Student Achievement
In Contemporary Sculpture Award

The ISC established the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award program in 1994 to recognize deserving sculpture students and to encourage their continued commitment to the field of sculpture.



October 14, 2011
ISConnects: Public Sculpture: Creating Community Cultural Vitality
Thank you to everyone who attended Public Sculpture: Creating Community Cultural Vitality at Grounds for Sculpture! Pictures and video of the entire program here.


September 17, 2011
ISConnects: Constructed Images: Intersection of Sculpture and Photography
Thank you to everyone who attended the launch of the ISConnects series! Pictures and video of the entire program here.


April 26, 2011
2011 Lifetime Achievement Award: Honoring Frank Stella
The ISC's Board of Trustees established the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991 to recognize individual sculptors who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture. Stay tuned for photos of the festivities.

Image of ISC Lifetime Achievement Award, copy of Head from the figure of a woman [Cycladic; Keros-Syros culture]



October 22, 2010
50th Anniversary Celebration
Thank you to everyone who attended the International Sculpture Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration in New York City on October 22nd! Over 250 ISC members, artists, and patrons of the arts attended this sold out event.