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International Sculpture Day
April 27, 2019

ISDay is an annual worldwide celebration of sculpture

International Sculpture Day, or IS Day, is an annual inclusive celebration held worldwide on or around April's last Saturday to further the ISC’s mission of advancing the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society. ISC invites the world to create their own unique program or join in an established event to discover and champion sculpture. Check out this page for more information and how to participate yourself!

Check out what people are doing around the world for ISDay!

Find out more about all our member
organizations celebrating ISDay with us...

Al Green Sculpture Studio & School
Alfred University, National Casting Center Foundry, Sculpture
Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery
AMEBA (Artists of the Motor Exhibit Building) located @ Grounds for Sculpture
Annette Goodfriend
Ars.Natura.Uta - Zona Achocalla, La Paz, BOLIVIA
ARTAK Studio
Artist, Motor Exhibit Building
Association for Public Art
Association les Amis du Musee Gertrude Schoen
Atelier SBK
Bernardo Vallarino Art
BFD Firehouse Studios
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Bradley University
c/o Boston Sculptors Gallery
C24 Gallery
California Sculptors Symposium
Carlos Davila
Carol Brookes Art
Carolina Bronze Sculpture
Carolyn Nelson
Cast Light Studio
Catherine Daley
Central Sculpture Works
Chicago Sculpture International
Chin Chih Yang
Christopher Nitsche at the Mobile Museum of Art
Concrete Gallery
City of Loveland Art in Public Places
Culver Studio
Cynthia S. Handel
David Erdman Sculpture
Dendroica Gallery
Denver Botanic Gardens
Digital Giraffe
Earl Dismuke Sculpture
Eric Stein
Fay Wood Studio
Fernanda Frangetto Art
Folwell Studios
fooLPRoof contemporary art gallery
Franconia Sculpture Park
Gary Kulak Sculpture LLC
Gina Lee Robbins
Greenleaf Art Studio
Grounds For Sculpture
Harries Heder
Harriet Zeitlin
Helle Rask Crawford
Indiana University
Innisfil Sculpture Group
International School of Creative Arts
Jann Nunn
Josephine Sculpture Park
Karl Chilcott
Stephen Keltner
Kim Thoman
Krasl Art Center
Kriya Art House
Kristin Lindseth
Larry Graeber
Lunarburn Studio llc

Lynden Sculpture Garden
Malynda Cooper
Mara Odette, Artist
Marcia Raff Studio
Marjorie Woodruff
Meryl Taradash
#NoMiSculpture - Michigan Legacy Art Park
Michigan State University
Mike Gyampo
Missouri State University
Morante Arts LLC
Museum Of Cotton Sculptures
Niki Ketchman Fine Art
Oceana Rain Stuart Sculpture
Oleg Lobykin
Ono Studio
Orcastone Studios
Pacific Northwest Sculptors Association
Pacific Rim Sculptors
Paquin Artworks
Parvin Farzaneh
Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens, Inc.
Judith Peck, Professor Emerita of Art, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum
Ray Katz Sculptor LLC
Rbhu - Engineering Imagination
Richardson Studios, Inc.
Ringling College of Art & Design
Rockland Center for the Arts
Rourke Art Museum
Ruth Aizuss Migdal Studio
Sabine Senft + Texas Sculpture Group+ NYFA
SANS1 Studios
Sax Stone Carving Workshops
Scottsdale Public Art
Sculptors Association of Nigeria (ScAN)
Sculptor Paul Bruneau
Sculpture for New Orleans
Select Year Of Birth
SoulArt Inc
St. Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden for Prayer and Meditation
Studio 20
Studio Bienvenu
Studio20, MEB building
Richard Sturgeon - London Artists Studio Tour
Summit Public Art, Grounding The Sky
Syd Dunton
T Barny Gallery & Sculpture Gardens
Texas Sculpture Group
Texas Society of Sculptors - 27th Sculptfest
Texas State University
The Art In The Everyday Community Quilt Project
The Color Project TM
The Kreeger Museum
The Myth Makers
Tmima Studio, New York -- USA
University of Alberta Department of Art and Design Sculpture Division
University of Colorado
University of Delaware
University of Virginia Sculpture Community
Vicki Scuri SiteWorks
Virginia Folkestad Sculptor
Won Lee
yoshitada-ihara and corporation

International Sculpture Day

On Saturday, April 27, 2019 the world will join in celebration of sculpture during the 5th annual International Sculpture Day, or ISDay.

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.

Sign up for 2019 here.

Check out last year's events here.

ISC's ISDay Event

ISC Will Be Exhibiting 5 Of Our 2018 Student Award Winners At The Carole A. Feuerman’s Studio

WHERE? Carole A. Feuerman Studio, 888 Newark Avenue Jersey City, Nj 07306 WHEN? Opening Reception April 28th During Mana Contemporary’s Spring Open House 1-7pm ON VIEW April 27th-May 2019.

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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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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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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. Are you an ISC Member? We want to post your event/artwork on ISDay’s social media platforms. Please submit your info here.

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.

Advertising in Sculpture Magazine – 25% off
  • Our Special advertising packages include a complimentary listing on our special International Sculpture Day page along with an ad on our website when purchasing an ad in Sculpture. (over 100,000 hits daily and worldwide readership 300k annually)
Advertisements on the ISCalendar – $325 - $425
We offer discounted advertising on the ISCalendar viewed by all participants and guests. (over 100,000 hits daily)
  • Advertiser receives space for an on the ISCalendar web page
  • Advertiser will also be listed on ISC’s website and Sculpture magazine (worldwide readership 300k annually)
Email Marketing – $1,200
Advertising through a dedicated e-blast which is sent to all our members and subscribers. (over 12,000 worldwide)
  • Advertiser’s own design will be sent to our mailing list
  • Advertiser will also be listed on ISC’s website and Sculpture magazine (worldwide readership 300k annually)
Contact Advertising sales team at advertising@sculpture.org for more information and package deals.

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Sponsor a worldwide event!

Sponsoring the 5th 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 27th, 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 5th 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 (110,000 hits daily)
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 (110,000 hits daily)
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 (110,000 hits daily)
  • 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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Questions about ISDay?

Contact Education and Program Manager, Jeannette Darr at isday@sculpture.org 609-689-1051 x312

Questions about Membership?

Contact Membership Manager, Manju Philip at membership@sculpture.org 609-689-1051 x301

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