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Above: Photo courtesy of Scottsdale Public Art. Knight Rise by James Turrell. Photo by Sean Deckert.

Sponsored in part by: Artlink, Inc, ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (Sponsored by the ASU Art Museum and School of Art), Bentley Gallery, Bollinger Atelier, City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, David & Gladys Wright House Foundation, Digital Atelier, Downtown Phoenix, Inc., Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Hotels | Travel Discounts | Traveling in Phoenix | Maps


Hyatt Regency Phoenix

The official hotel for the 25th International Sculpture Conference: New Frontiers in Sculpture is the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Delegates of the International Sculpture Conference will have easy access to the conference registration desk and busses for conference activities, opportunities for after-hours networking, and more. This hotel offers a revolving roof-top restaurant, The Compass Arizona Grill, where you can experience amazing views of the Valley of the Sun. The Hyatt Regency Phoenix also has Networks Bar and Grill on the lobby level, an Einstein Brothers for a quick bite on the street level, and Terrace Café, for breakfast in the second floor atrium. The Hyatt Regency Phoenix is a five minute walk to METRO Light Rail Stations, which will connect you to nearby conference venues and other points of interest in the Phoenix area.

Special room rates for the 25th International Sculpture Conference at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix end on October 16th. Contact the Hyatt Regency Phoenix at (602) 252-1234 to inquire about room rates and availability.

Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 North Second Street
Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 85004

Tel: (602) 252-1234
Fax: (602) 254-9472

Hyatt Regency Phoenix is pleased to offer guests the convenience of covered self and valet parking, with in and out privileges.

Overnight Valet Parking - $28 per 24 hours
Short Term Valet Parking - $12 for the first hour, +$1 each additional hour. After 10 hours, $28
Overnight Self-Parking via the Front Desk - $19 with in-out privileges, charged to your room.

Parking is available at the Regency Parking Garage located adjacent to the hotel. Regency Garage entrance is located just south of Hyatt Regency Phoenix on N. 2nd Street; clearance of 6 feet, 3 inches.

Travel Discounts

Hertz car rentalHertz

Advance reservations are recommended, as cars are subject to availability. Rates are based on roundtrip rentals and are guaranteed from one week prior through one week after the meeting dates. Rates available from all Phoenix, AZ locations for rental start dates October 28-November 15, 2015. At checkout, enter the Convention Number (CV) under “Discount Code” to receive the special ISC discount. Click here to see the discounted rates. Discount Code: 022Q7342.

(602) 253-9322
Discount Code: L50C250 / Pin: INT

The ISC has secured discounts from Enterprise rental cards. Rates are available at Enterprise rental kiosks at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Advance reservations are recommended, as cars are subject to availability.

The rental kiosk inside of the Hyatt Regency is open from 8:00AM-6:00PM on weekdays and 9:00AM-12:00PM on weekends.

Traveling in Phoenix

PHX SkyTrain:

From the airport, take the free PHX Sky Train® from Level 3 of Terminal 4 or Level 2 of Terminal 3 to the 44th Street PHX Sky Train® Station. From there, take the elevator or escalator down to the platform of the 44th Street and Washington Valley Metro Rail stop. If you are traveling from Terminal 2, take the walkway between Terminals 2 and 3 to the PHX Sky Train® at Terminal 3. The PHX Sky Train® and Airport shuttles are designed for travelers with luggage and run seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Click here to learn more.

Valley METRO Light Rail:
Valley METRO Light Rail website
Map of Light Rail stops

While you’re in town, you can get around with the METRO Light Rail which runs from central Phoenix, through downtown, Tempe (and right along the ASU campus), to Mesa in the east. Single ride passes cost $2.00. An All Day Pass is $4.00 and can be purchased at any METRO station and be used all day, from rail to rail or from bus to rail and back again. Check out the map to see all the stops and travel times on the METRO Light Rail route. Valley Metro recommends you be at your stop at least five minutes early. Keep your ticket handy for the rail staff on the train.

Valley Metro Rail Hours of Operation
Sunday - Thursday: 4:40 am to 11:00 pm
Friday: 4:40 am to 2:00 am
Saturday: 5:00 am to 2:00 am

*Trains arrive every 12-20 minutes depending on day and time. Visit their website for a full schedule.

Hyatt Regency Phoenix to Uptown METRO Light Rail stop at 3rd Street and Washington Street Hyatt Regency Phoenix to Downtown METRO Light Rail stop at 3rd Street and Jefferson Street

NextRide with METRO Light Rail
The NextRide electronic service provides quick access to next bus and train schedule information. All you need is a phone and your STOP# (located at every bus stop and light rail station).

Valley Metro bus and train vehicles are equipped with GPS technology allowing you to access real-time scheduled arrival times. Each bus stop and light rail station around the Valley is labeled with a unique STOP#.

To use NextRide:
  1. Call (602) 253-5000
  2. Say NextRide
  3. Say or enter the STOP# located at the bus stop or light rail station
  1. Text 64274
  2. Enter: NXRD and the STOP# located on the electronic sign at the light rail station
  3. Press send and you will receive the next arrival times for your stop. If the stop serves more than one route, you will receive times for each route.
*Standard text messaging rates apply.


We have partnered with Uber this year to ensure you get around in style! If you haven't heard of Uber yet, it’s a mobile app that powers an on-demand car service. With a few taps of a button, you can request a ride with a driver who will arrive curbside in minutes. What this means is convenient, reliable, and quality transportation in Phoenix is now available at your fingertips. Plus they just dropped uberX fares by 20%, making it 35% cheaper than a taxi. From Sky Harbor International Airport to Downtown Phoenix and everywhere in between, uberX is the most affordable ride on the road.

Promo Code: SculptureAZ
Good for: $20 off your ride with Uber (NEW USERS ONLY)
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How to Sign up for Uber:
  1. Sign up at
  2. Download the Uber app in your smart phone
  3. Sign in using email address and password created
How to enter if you are an existing User:
Once you you've downloaded the Uber app and set up your account, you can request a ride with two quick taps:
  1. Let the Uber app find your location via GPS or type in your address or venue manually
  2. Select "Set Pickup Location"
  3. Choose your desired car type using the slider at the bottom of the screen
  4. On the next screen, tap "Request" and we'll find you the nearest available driver

If you’d like tips on how to use Uber, check out this tutorial:

Public transit bus service, with wheelchair accessible transportation, is available to and from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The Airport is a destination on city Bus Route 13. Also, the free PHX Airport Shuttle can take you to the bus and light rail stops located close-by at 44th Street and Washington. From there you have a direct connection to the METRO Light Rail into Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa; and city Bus Routes 1, 3, and 44. (for a list of bus routes click here)


From the Airport:
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Taxi terminal access is as follows:
  • Terminal 2: east outside door # 8
  • Terminal 3: North curb, outside door # 7 and south curb, outside door #6
  • Terminal 4: Level 1, North curb, outside door # 7 and south curb, outside door #6
The following taxis are contracted to pick up passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor: Rates remain the same regardless of company, number of passengers and number of bags. The first mile is $5. Each additional mile is $2.30. Each hour of a traffic delay is $23. The minimum fare is $15. Each per trip airport surcharge is $1.

ADA taxis are available upon request. All major credit cards are accepted.


This Downtown Phoenix Map shows the area where the conference hotel will be, and surrounding places of interest in downtown Phoenix. For more information on Phoenix, visit

The METRO Light Rail runs from central Phoenix, through downtown, Tempe, and to Mesa in the East. To see all stops and routes available on the light rail, check out this METRO Light Rail Map. If you want to plan your trip, this map includes a timetable.

Photo Credits from top to bottom: Sonoran Desert at Dusk by Kevin Dooley via flickr; Scottsdale Public Art Impulsion by Jeff Zischke; Mural in Downtown Phoenix, Photo by ISC Events Department; Downtown Phoenix Skyline at Night via flickr by Alan Stark

Sponsored by:
Phoenix Art Museum

Please indicate if you require any accessibility accommodations by contacting the events department at 609.689.1051 x302 or The International Sculpture Center is committed to ensuring that all events are accessible to all of our patrons.


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