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30th ISC Conference to be Held in Detroit, MI

Tuesday, December 10, 2019  
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30th International Sculpture Conference to be Held in Detroit, MI

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) will hold the 30th International Sculpture Conference in Detroit, MI from September 30-October 3, 2020. This four day conference will bring together an audience of artists, educators, arts administrators, museum directors, collectors, patrons, students, and sculpture enthusiasts. Conference programs will include the annual ISC littleSCULPTURE show; ARTSlams and breakout sessions; engaging panel discussions at the College For Creative Studies; evening parties; hands-on workshops; a keynote address; gallery hops; and optional art and culture trips. Pre-conference tours, activities, and hands-on demos and workshops will be held September 29th and October 4th. 
Annually, the International Sculpture Conference seeks to introduce working artists, arts professionals, educators, and students to new art communities and to promote dialogue on international topics in contemporary sculpture. ISC Conferences allow for great networking and educational opportunities, allowing for new connections, ideas, and possibilities in the field of sculpture. 

"Described as edgy, resilient, and furtive, Detroit is home to incubators, creative leaders, and innovators," said Johannah Hutchison, ISC Executive Director. "We are excited to be holding our annual conference in the City of Design."
Registration will open in May 2020 and will be available to ISC members, non-members, students, and all those with an interest in sculpture. More details about the conference and other ISC events are available on the ISC website at, by connecting with the conference on Facebook at by contacting the ISC Conference and Events Department at

Collaborators & sponsors for the 30th ISC Conference include: College for Creative Studies,The Heidelberg Project, N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, and Wayne State University. 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.

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is a member-supported, non-profit organization founded in 1960 to advance the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique and vital contribution to society. ISC programming includes awards to lifetime and student sculptors and patrons and educators, ISConnects, the web site, conferences and symposia, publication of Sculpture magazine and ISC Press books, and membership services to sculptors, collectors, patrons, architects, developers, journalists, curators, historians, critics, educators, foundries, galleries, and museums-anyone with an interest in and commitment to the field of sculpture. 

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