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International Sculpture Day

On Saturday, April 28, 2018 the world will join in celebration of sculpture during the 4th annual International Sculpture Day, or IS Day.

With artists, organizations and institutions worldwide expected to celebrate the day with open studios, unveiling public sculptures, sculpture scavenger hunts, pop up exhibitions, demonstrations, iron pours, plus much more. To see all the great events to come, please browse our calendar and be sure to join our mailing list to receive important news.

Check out last year's events here.

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ISCalendar

To view our calendar of events, please click here.

ISC Members: It is free to post your International Sculpture Day event on the International Sculpture Calendar.

Not a member? Contact us to learn more at isday@sculpture.org

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Participate

International Sculpture Day is open to all. Anyone or any organization with an appreciation and commitment to the field of sculpture is invited to participate.

If you are a member of the ISC, you will receive special promotion and marketing for your International Sculpture Day event with tools below:
  • Featured on website pages
  • Official International Sculpture Day logo and promotional text
  • Mention in Sculpture magazine
  • E-blasts, newsletters, and other online advertising
  • ISC calendar
  • ISC blog
  • International Sculpture Day app
  • Interactive social media platform
  • Documentation and sharing of the events
Interested? Follow these next steps to get involved in International Sculpture Day
  1. Submit your Participant Information to get started. A member of the ISC staff will contact you shortly.
  2. Stay in the loop and join our Mailing List to receive need to know updates.
  3. If not a member, learn about Membership and the benefits that extend beyond International Sculpture Day.
  4. Use #isday on all your social media posts to be part of the online conversation.

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#ISDay

Follow all things International Sculpture Day by following and liking us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Use #ISDay with all your posts relating to International Sculpture Day as it streams live on our website all year long.

Using hashtags to categorize Tweets and Instagram posts by keyword:
  • People use the hashtag symbol # before a relevant keyword or phrase (no spaces) in their post to categorize it and help them show more easily in a Search.
  • Clicking on a hashtagged word in any message shows you all other Tweets marked with that keyword.
  • Hashtags can occur anywhere in the post – at the beginning, middle, or end.
  • Hashtagged words that become very popular are often Trending Topics.
Example: It's International Sculpture day! Check out our event! #isday #sculpture.

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Advertising: In Print & Online

All members qualify for a 25% discount on International Sculpture Day advertising.

Advertise with Sculpture magazine – reach a worldwide audience of more than 300,000 annually.

ISC and Be Seen ISDay Advertising Packages
  • This special ISDay offer includes a full, ½ or ¼ page color ad in the April issue, PLUS…
  • A complimentary listing on our special ISDay page in print AND online
  • Inclusion in a special ISDay dedicated email to 12,000 subscribers and ISC members (logo and text)
  • One ISDay-related post each on our FaceBook and Instagram pages
  • Full page package - $2,999; 1/2 page package - $2,000; 1/4 page package - $1,750
E-mail Marketing - ($1,200)
  • Dedicated, advertiser-provided e-blast sent to 12,000 worldwide ISC members and Sculpture magazine subscribers (45% average open rate)
  • Complimentary listing in our ISDay online page and full print page ad in Sculpture magazine’s April issue
Special Pricing for ISCalendar Page Ads - ($375, live for 1 year)
  • 468x60 Leaderboard Ad (4 available)
  • Complimentary listing in our ISDay online page and full print page ad in Sculpture magazine’s April issue
Social Media – ($250)
  • One FaceBook (12,096) or Instagram (6,302) Post on ISDay
  • Advertiser provides text, images and one link

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Sponsor a worldwide event!

Sponsoring the 4th International Sculpture Day will guarantee your organization’s recognition by thousands of participants and even more ISC members.

Placement on the ISCalendar, promotional materials, the ISC website, and advertisements in Sculpture magazine, will reach thousands of artists, art enthusiasts, students, administrators and patrons the sculpture community. From now until International Sculpture Day, April 28th, ISC members and participating organizations/artists visit the site for the latest information regarding all things International Sculpture Day.

Call today to find out about branding and networking opportunities you will receive by supporting the 3rd International Sculpture Day!

Sponsorship Opportunities*

Local Sponsor – $5,000*
Sponsorship provides general sponsorship for International Sculpture Day.
  • Sponsor will receive International Sculpture Day marketing materials with their logo on it
  • Sponsor will be listed in Sculpture magazine and on the ISCalendar
  • Company listing on website sculpture.org
Major Sponsor – $10,000*
Sponsorship provides major sponsorship for International Sculpture Day.
  • Sponsor will receive International Sculpture Day marketing materials with their logo on it
  • Sponsor will be listed in Sculpture magazine and on the ISCalendar
  • Company listing on website sculpture.org
Grand Sponsor – $25,000*
Sponsorship provides leading sponsorship for International Sculpture Day.
  • Sponsor will be acknowledged in Sculpture magazine (worldwide readership 300k annually) and on the ISCalendar
  • Company listing or logo on website sculpture.org
  • Company listing on ALL International Sculpture Day materials
  • Complimentary full page ad in Sculpture magazine
  • Acknowledgement by every participating organization
  • Sponsor will receive International Sculpture Day marketing materials with their logo on it
For more information, please contact: Johannah Hutchison 609-689-1051 x304 or johannah@sculpture.org.

*All sponsorship donations are tax-deductible as allowed by the law. Partial and/or co-sponsorship opportunities are available.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to find out more about International Sculpture Day.

What is International Sculpture Day? Who can participate? Do I have to re-register if I participated last year? How do I participate? Do I need to be a member of the ISC to participate?

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Contact

Questions about ISDay?

Contact Membership Program & Education Coordinator, Jeannette Darr at isday@sculpture.org 609-689-1051 x312

Questions about Membership?

Contact Membership Benefit & Services Coordinator, Manju Philip at membership@sculpture.org 609-689-1051 x301

Photo credits top to bottom: @taleof.two - Maman by Louise Bourgeois at Museo Guggenheim. @beautifulpigeon - "Gumhead", Douglas Coupland, Vancouver Art Gallery. @artiqgram - Patricia Mato-Mora working in the studio. @arsnaturauta - Artist Dave Caudill working on his sculpture-in-progress for ISDay 2018. @creativePHL - Creative Phila staff taking a pic with their favorite sculpture. @compleatsculptor - ISC task party at Mana Contemporary. @manacontemporary - "Wake the Town and Tell the People,” a group exhibition of contemporary sculpture at Mana Contemporary for ISDay. @bodek_isplit - Sculpture in Poland.