Following the successful inaugural Sydney Sculpture Conference in 2016 which formed part of the 20th Anniversary Sculpture by the Sea celebrations, the 2017 conference will feature leading international and Australian speakers who will discuss the importance, impact, challenges and opportunities of ‘Sculpture: in public space’.
We are pleased to announce that German based, European-wide ‘sculpture network’ is our 2017 international partner. As Europe’s leading platform for the promotion, development and facilitation of contemporary sculpture, ‘sculpture network’ are working with Sculpture by the Sea to program the conference and build its international profile. We look forward to welcoming our European speakers and delegates to Sydney later this year.
Programmed to bring together artists, curators, collectors, academics, arts professionals & enthusiasts, the annual Sydney Sculpture Conference aims to develop collaborative partnerships that foster creative ideas exchange between local, national and international sculpture and art communities; while raising the profile, interest and awareness of sculpture across Australia.
Early Bird tickets on sale until midnight 13 August.
Early Bird General Admission (available until 13 August) $125
Early Bird Sculpture by the Sea Artist (available until 13 August)* $90
*Applicable to current and previously exhibited Sculpture by the Sea artists to include Bondi, Cottesloe and Aarhus. A discount code will be sent to all artists to access this rate.
Concession card holders (concession cards required at registration) $115
General Admission (on sale from 14 August) $170
Sculpture by the Sea Artist (on sale from 14 August) $115
International Partner Discount* $125
*Applicable to international sculpture network members. A discount code will be sent to all members to access this rate.
Ticket price includes:
Join the conversation and register for the 2017 Sydney Sculpture Conference
Join a diverse group of over 200 attendees in Sydney to hear from featuring keynote and invited speakers, to include:
The conference will be convened by Stephen Bradley, Manager Transfield Art Collection.
We are offering conference delegates optional Guided Walking Tours on 3rd November to provide further opportunities to explore themes and continue discussions that arise at the conference. The morning walking tour will take in of some of Sydney’s significant public artworks, while the afternoon walking tour will discover the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 exhibition. Places are limited on the tours and tickets cost $35 per tour, details of how to book your place will be sent to delegates once they have purchased their conference ticket.
The Guided Walking Tours will be devised and led by Stephen Bradley, Manager Transfield Art Collection. The full tour itinerary to be launched on 9 August.
Please direct your queries to: Louise Gilligan, Conference Manager [email protected]
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