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The International Sculpture Center Presents

ISConnects is an exciting collaborative effort between the International Sculpture Center and other world-renowned organizations. Launched in 2011 with the generous support of the Johnson Art and Education Foundation, ISConnects explores the unique perspectives on sculpture in the contemporary art world. Together, the ISC and its partner organizations offer intimate and accessible programming that addresses cutting-edge, timely trends in sculpture through lively and insightful discourse.

Each ISConnects program features presenters that include emerging and established artists, journalists and authors, academics and arts administrators, ISC Award winners and many other individuals with unique viewpoints on sculpture.

Programming includes special access to traveling exhibitions, conversations with artists, panel discussions and much more. Each event is different from the next! Canít attend an event? You can watch for free, here, on the ISConnects website.

To be updated on 2016 ISConnects events, sign up for the ISConnects email list here.

Program Goals

  • Explore the meanings, evolutions, and presentation of sculpture in the contemporary arts world
  • Provide unique perspectives on the most cutting-edge, timely trends in sculpture
  • Select topics and speakers that address the unique and shared interests of sculptors, collectors and institutions that support contemporary sculpture
  • Host ISConnects in cities that allow ISC members and the public to network and build connections
  • Host ISConnects in cities that allow the ISC to strengthen partnerships with both internationally recognized as well as smaller, regional arts organizations and institutions of higher learning
  • Increase coverage of emerging artists by featuring them as lecture series participants
  • Develop on-going relationships with key institutions whose mission and activities are committed to dissemination of knowledge and passion for the arts
  • Partner with current ISC Affiliate organizations to present selected events
  • Initiate a new avenue for dynamic, interactive, regularly changing discourse
  • Provide ISConnects as a way for sculptors, collectors, and institutions to collectively participate in timely, didactic discussion
  • Serve as an educational forum in which dialogue is encouraged and ideas and information are shared in accessible learning spaces
  • Regularly schedule the lectures, to allow more opportunities for member and public communication

Supported in part by
Johnson Art and Education Foundation
This program is made possible in part by funds from 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.