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Funding in part by: Johnson Art and Education Foundation, Grounds For Sculpture, Digital Stone Project (DSP)
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Geared towards those working in the sculpture community.  Panels will address the current economic climate with an emphasis on creative solutions and positive strategies being implemented.


The ISC's 2009 Symposium will
serve as a helpful tool to gather
knowledge and ideas from leaders in the arts community.

For Artists:

Invest in your Career


Network with presenters and attendees 


Insight from others

Information for the business aspect of your profession.  

Get informed about strategies and tools that have proven to be productive and efficient.

Learn how to avoid mistakes and expenses that others have made in the past.



Interact with organizations you hope to work with.

Make useful connections.

Meet other artists.



Hear how organizations are working through current climate and the affect on artists.

Learn about resources available from organizations like keynote speaker
Ruby Lerner’s Creative Capital and panelist Phong Bui’s The Brooklyn Rail

 Hear what artists like Tom Otterness, Paul Villinksi, and Rona Pondick are experiencing.

For Administrators:

Discover Useful Strategies For Success


Learn New Marketing Techniques 


Network with Others in the Field

Hear success stories.

Information about   strategies and tools proven to be productive and efficient.

Avoid mistakes and expenses made by others.


Improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Save your organization marketing dollars.

 Launch into the technologically-driven era.


Share experiences of adapting to the economy.  

Realize creative solutions.

Leave with new, unique, and thought-provoking methods of endurance.

  • Early Bird and Special Member Rates
  • Friend Member Packages Available
  • Focused Panel Sessions: Strategies for Success
  • Opening Reception
  • Social Events in Princeton, NJ
  • Boxed Lunch Daily
  • Networking Coffee Breaks
  • Admission to Grounds For Sculptures Fall Opening Featuring the ISCs 2009 Outstanding Student Award Show and the Work of Albert Paley
  • Travel Discounts Available Including Accommodations in historic Princeton, NJ
  • Dinner Salons*
  • Optional Tours*

*Additional Fees may apply

Registration Opens May 7, 2009
Registration Deadline: September 10, 2009
Registration is now closed
On-site registration will not be available.

Registration Rates :
Registration includes admission to keynote, panels, opening reception, admission to Grounds For Sculptures Fall Opening, boxed lunch each day, and transportation to and from the Grounds For Sculpture and the Nassau Inn, the official conference hotel located in downtown Princeton.

Early Bird
: $325.00; Open to ISC members who register by June 11, 2009. Limited number available.
Member: $350.00
Friend Member Package*: $325.00**/$350.00
Non-Member: $475.00

*Friend Members receive priority seating at events as well as first choice of Optional Activities (Restrictions may apply).

**Friend Members registering by June 11 qualify for early bird rate.  Space is limited.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing before September 10, 2009 and are subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be offered for cancellations received after September 10, 2009. All approved refunds will be paid by check and issued following the conclusion of the conference.

Click here for more information on registration.

Grounds For Sculpture will be the conference headquarters and host to all panels and keynote address.

Grounds For Sculpture was founded with the vision of creating a one-of-a-kind, public non-profit sculpture park where everyone can engage with art, natural surroundings, and people in an enjoyable and leisurely way. The Park continues the legacy of its founder, J. Seward Johnson by bringing together an eclectic and ever-changing collection of well-known, popular, thought-provoking, and whimsical contemporary sculpture in the Park¹s delightful 35-acre landscape. Established in 1992 on the former site of the New Jersey State Fairgrounds, the Park presents surprising moments of discovery and delight through unique installations throughout the park-like grounds and in the exhibit pavilions.

Transportation to Grounds For Sculpture will be made available from the official conference hotel each day.

More Information
For more information, please contact us at or 609-689-1051 x302

photo credits: Maple Tree Alley at Grounds For Sculpture

Sponsored in part by:
Johnson Art and Education Foundation, Grounds For Sculpture, Digital Stone Project (DSP)