Our 2019 International Presenting Partners are Jupiter Artland, an award-winning contemporary sculpture park located just outside Edinburgh in Scotland set over 100 acres and home to 35 permanent site-specific sculptures from artists including Phyllida Barlow, Charles Jencks, Anish Kapoor, Cornelia Parker, and Antony Gormley. We look forward to welcoming Team Jupiter to Sydney later this year and sharing their dynamic approach to curating sculpture parks and commissioning site-specific works with our delegates.
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.
Date: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Time: Registration 8.45am – 9.15am | Conference 9.15am – 5pm
Location: The Domain Theatre, Art Gallery of NSW
Early Bird General Admission: $125 (ON SALE UNTIL 6 SEPTEMBER)
General Admission: $150
Sculpture by the Sea Artist*: $60 (uncatered) | $120 (catered)
Teachers Concession (the conference provides 6 hours of NESA registered PD): $120
Concession Card Holders (students, pensioners etc): $120
Sculpture by the Sea Patrons & Supporters: $120
*Discount applicable to current and previous Sculpture by the Sea exhibiting artists.
Ticket price includes:
• One full-day working conference
• Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea (if applicable)
• Post-conference networking drink at the Tilbury from 5.15pm
• Delegate Tote Bag
We are offering an optional ‘day two’ of the conference on 30 October which will feature two walking tours to provide further opportunities for delegates to explore themes and continue discussions that arise during the conference. The details are as follows:
The tour will include works by artists such as Henry Moore OM CH FBA, Brett Whiteley AO, Jenny Holzer, Janet Laurence & Fiona Foley, Daphne Mayo, Anne Graham, James Angus, Harry Seidler AC OBE, Jimmie Durham, Bert Flugelman and many more.
The tour will discuss a selected number of works exhibited by Australian and international artists along the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk as part of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019. N.B the coastal walk has several steps.
Early Bird tickets will launch this month, please email [email protected] for further details
Completing The Sydney Sculpture Conference will contribute 6 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 6.2.2 and 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.