February 5, 2018

Call for Proposals | International Sculpture Conference, Philadelphia

Abstract submission deadline: 12 March

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is seeking panel proposals for the 28th International Sculpture Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Over 300 sculpture enthusiasts from around the world will gather this October 25-28, 2018 for engaging panel discussions, peer networking, and exciting cultural events surrounding topics in contemporary sculpture.

Please note: Panel speakers are responsible for their own travel and lodging, they receive complimentary registration for the entire length of the 4-day conference which includes admission to evening events. They also receive a complimentary one-year subscription to Sculpture magazine.

Submissions must be 200 words and include a clear but brief statement of the panel objective. Panel topics include:

Body and Context
Re-imagining Monuments – Old and New
Working to Strengthen and Engage the Civic Commons
Art and Science
Affect and Effect: Sculpture in Politics and Freedom
Artist-Run and Collaborative Spaces
Sculpture, Archives, and Collections
The Current and Future State of Sculpture and Sculptural Education
Artist Projects and Workshops

All accepted submissions will be notified by May 2018.

To submit a proposal and learn more information, please visit the conference website:

Call for Proposals | International Sculpture Conference, Philadelphia