Early Bird Registration Opens in June

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Photo Courtesy of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau

It’s almost time to register for the 24th International Sculpture Conference: Sculpture, Culture, and Community. Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana for this two track conference, featuring four days of panel discussions, workshops, a keynote address, artSLAMS, and networking events. Early bird registration for the 24th International Sculpture Conference: Sculpture, Culture, and Community will open for members in June. ISC members can register early to save $150 off the regular registration rate, and ISC Chapter members always save more.

Programming for the 24th International Sculpture Conference will be at the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, just blocks from the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel.

The Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans and Ogden Museum of Southern Art will each present two exciting exhibitions during Art for Art’s Sake, a New Orleans annual street party, opening October 4, 2014.

At the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans…

Mark of the Feminine: a selection of works by female artists living and working in the Greater New Orleans area. This exhibition marks the re-emergence of the CAC’s annual exhibition series—established in 2011—that provides a space for contemporary, New Orleans-based artists to engage with local, national, and international audiences. This year’s exhibition will be curated by Regine Basha.

ISC’s 2013 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards: a juried exhibition to recognize outstanding sculpture students and to encourage their commitment to the field of sculpture. This exhibition will travel to the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans and features the work of 12 talented sculpture students from around the world.

At Ogden Museum of Southern Art…

Self Processing – Instant Photograph: will feature a large and varied array of photographs shot with instant film. Before the instantaneous gratification of digital photography there was instant film, which made photography quick and accessible to all.

The Gasperi Collection: will focus on self-taught art of the American South from the collection of Richard Gasperi, a New Orleans gallery owner. Consisting of more than 500 objects, the Gasperi Collection includes objects ranging from Native American basketry and Tramp Art furniture to icons of self-taught art.

Announcing the littleSCULPTURE Show…

The ISC is excited to announce its member’s only littleSCULPTURE show at the 24th International Sculpture Conference in New Orleans, LA this October, 1-4, 2014. The littleSCULPTURE show is an exhibition comprised of small artworks, and will showcase how these talented artists handle the challenges of space and scale as dictated by the 8” x 8” x 8” size restriction. Members must sign up during early bird registration to participate in the littleSCULPTURE show, and space is limited!

Don’t forget to book a hotel early. The official hotel for the 24th International Sculpture Conference is the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel. Located just a few short blocks from conference venues, in the heart of the arts district, we think that the Renaissance is a great location in New Orleans. Visit www.sculpture.org/nola2014 for more hotel details.

The 24th International Sculpture Conference: Sculpture, Culture, and Community is hosted in collaboration with the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans Arts District, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel and Sculpture for New Orleans. For more information on the 24th International Sculpture Conference: Sculpture, Culture and Community, visit www.sculpture.org/nola2014. For any other inquiries, contact the events department at events@sculpture.org or 609.689.1051 ext. 302.

18_informationPlease indicate if you require any accessibility accommodations by contacting the events department at 609.689.1051 x302 or events@sculpture.org. The International Sculpture Center is committed to ensuring that all events are accessible to all of our patrons.

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