(Stone) Sculpture Symposia / Festivals

* 10 stone sculptors will be chosen to take part in the 3rd Neopolis Sculpture Symposium in Kuşadası south of Izmir from September 26th to November 3rd, 2022 (application deadline is August 15th, 2022)
* Part of Saudi Arabia’s “Vision 2030“ ist to become a hub of art with sculptures spread all over Riyadh City. A webpage informs.
* Mophradat: 10 to 15 grants for artists from or living in the Arab world, and/or engaged with the Arab world (application on a rolling basis)
* Call for Projects (on a rolling basis): „The art of bringing Europe together“ by Allianz Kulturstiftung for Europe (dt, en)
* Über Kunst am Bau bei (laufenden und abgeschlossenen) öffentlichen Bauprojekten in Deutschland informiert eine Webpage des Bundesamtes für Bauwesen und Raumordnung (BBR).

See also: News in our Calls for artists (English, deutsch)



bildhauer/innen symposion [kunstwerk] krastal


Austria, Kras (not far from Villach), July 09 – August 06, 2022,

27th Intl Wooden Sculpture Symposium


Turkey, Gölcük, July 19 – August 06, 2022

International Woodsculpture Symposium


Denmark, Ringkøbing, July 24 – 31, 2022

Symposium „Kunst und Bier“ 2022

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Andechs, August 17 – 24, 2022, annual

28th Intl Sculpture Meeting in Sprimont 2022

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Sprimont, August 22 – 28, 2022

Bildhauer-Woche 2022


Switzerland, Frauenfeld, August 22 – 31, 2022

22nd Intl Prokonessos Sculpture Symposium 2022


Turkey, Marmara Island, August 22 – September 09, 2022

20ème Festival Art et Passion du Bois 2022

[Wood: internships, expo, sales]

France, Bréville, Charente, August 27 – 28, 2022

25th Intl Wood Sculptors’ Symposium


Germany, St. Blasien, August 28 – September 04, 2022

10 Giornate in Pietra 2022


Italy, Lettomanoppello, August 28 – September 04, 2022

Sculpture Saint John

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint John, NB, August 11 – September 10, 2022, annual


35e Rencontres de la Pierre 2022


France, Junas, Gard, August 22- 28, 2022,

12ème Symposium de sculpture contemporaine


France, Julienne, September 13 – 26, 2022, biennial


3rd Neopolis Sculpture Symposium

[Stone professionals]

Turkey, Kuşadası south of Izmir, September 26 – November 03, 2022, 2022
Application open until August 15, 2022

3rd Intl Symp. of Monumental Sculpture in Black Marble


Spain, Calatorao (near Saragossa), October 02 – 07, 2022

24th Sculpture by the Sea Bondi

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Sydney, Bondi, October 20 – November 06, 2022

8th Symposium Stone Cyprus

[Symposium for professionals]

Cyprus, Ayia Napa, October 30 – November 30, 2022


[Western Australia Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium]

Australia, Melville, November 11 – 27, 2022

Intl Ayvalik Sculpture Symposium

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Marmara Island, Saraylar region

11. Intl art competition „bewegter wind“ 2022

[theme: change]

Germany, Hofgeismar/Liebenau

VI Artifex

[Simp. Int. de Escultura en Piedra Caliza de Gilena]

Spain, Gilena,

Bildhauer Symposium


Germany, Krumbach

Krušné-mountain Wooden Sculpture Symposium


Czech Republic, Klášterec nad Ohří

X Intl Festival of Wooden Sculpture „Lukomorye at Baikal“


Russia, Savvateevka, Irkutsk region

6ème Sculptures au Jardin

[Ateliers d’initiation à la sculpture]

Canada, Mascouche, Québec

IV Sculpture International Symposium

[Stone, Steel/Iron]

Spain, Soria

25th Simposio Internazionale di Scultura su Pietre FVG

[Premio Letterario Forum Traiani]

Italy, Reana del Rojale (Vergnacco)

Kaniv Intl Sculpture Symposium


Ukraine, Cherkasy Oblast, Kaniv

Hallowell Granite Symposium


USA, Hallowell, ME

2. Simposio Bienal de Escultura


Spain, Lora del Río, Sevilla province

18th Symposium of Sculpture “Antonio Berti Award”


Italy, San Piero a Sieve (FI)

Rencontres Internationales de Sculpture Monumentale

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Soignies, triennial

Sculto 2022

[Fair for Contemporary Stone Sculptures]

Spain, Logroño (La Rioja)


Intl Sculpture Symp Les Monumentales Mirecurtiennes

[wood, stone]

France, Mirecourt, Vosges,

Arctic Art Week

[17th Wood Sculpture Symposium]

Finland, Saariselkä

1. Simposio Internacional de Escultura Monumental


Colombia, Zipaquira,

4th European Stone Stacking Championship

[Festival for balancing stones]

UK, Scotland, Dunbar, annual

European Stone Stacking Championship

3ème Symp Intl Sculpture en direct sur Marbre

[Stone Festival]

France, Béziers, Dép. Hérault, annual

York Minster Stone Carving Festival


UK, York, England,

31er Symposium Intl de Sculpture sur Pierre


France, Menet


11. Intl Kunstdünger e.V. Sculpture Symposium

[Various materials]

Germany, Valley/Hohendilching close to Munich, annual


30. Int Sculpture Symposium „Art in Stone“


Germany, Wunsiedel, annual



Te Kupenga Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium 2023


New Zealand, New Plymouth, January 01 – 20, 2023

18th Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2023

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Western Australia, Cottesloe, March 03 – 20, 2023

Sylacauga Magic of Marble Festival


USA, Sylacauga, AL, April 11 – 22, 2023

International Sculpture Symposium 2023


Czech Republic, Horice, biennial


California Sculptors Symposium 2023

[Meeting of educators, artists and students]

USA, Camp Ocean Pines, CA

European Stone Festival 2023

[Stonemasons' Festival]

Austria, Salzburg, annual

on form 2023

[Sales exhibition for stone scuplture]

UK, Asthall Manor near Oxford,

10ème concours Intl Sculpture sur Paille et Foin

[Straw and hay]

France, Valloire, Dep. Savoie

14th International Wooden Sculptors’ Symposium 2023


Italy, Cadipietra/Valle Aurina – Steinhaus/Ahrntal, South Tyrol,
July 03 – 09, 2023annual

Intl Wood Carver Symposium 2023


Switzerland, Brienz, annual

13. Bildhauersymposium


Germany, Hoyerswerda, annual


Symposium for Peace and Democracy 2023


Germany, near Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, summer 2023

Festival Mains d’art

[Symposium for professionals, stone, steel]

France, Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes (72) biennial

19th Intl Symposium of Monumental Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Oudon, biennial

Intl Symposium on Alabaster Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, biennial

Symposium international de sculpture de Durbuy 2023


Belgium, Durbuy,

Nashua Intl Sculpture Symposium 2023

[3 weeks festival]

USA, Nashua, NH

17. Pegauer Bildhauer-Pleinair 2023

[Symposium for professionals (Cottaer Sandstone)]

Germany, Pegau, Saxonia

31er Festival Internat. de Sculpture Camille Claudel


France, La Bresse ,

9ème Symposium Int. de Sculpture 2023

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint-Georges, Québec, annual

3rd Symposium of Monumental Sculptures 2023

[Any Material]

France, Saint Senoux (35), Bretagne

29th International Sculptor’s Symposium

[Wood, Stone]

Switzerland, Sur-En

International WoodSculpture Symposium 2023


Denmark, Sønderborg,

Canadian Stone Carving Festival 2023


Canada, Ottawa, ON, annual

Festival de la Sculpture et du Marbe


France, Pyrénées, St. Béat



Int. Obernkirchener Bildhauer Symposium 2024


Germany, Obernkirchen

9ème Fête de la Pierre

[Stone Festival]

France, St Germain Nuelles, Beaujolais, biennial

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Bienal del Chaco


Argentina, Chaco, biennial