Call for Panel Proposals for International Sculpture Conference

deadline for submissions: 
March 12, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
International Sculpture Center
contact email: 

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.


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



The abstract submission deadline is March 12, 2018. All accepted submissions will be notified by May 2018.


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