(Stone) Sculpture Symposia / Festivals

* New: Hot for stone designers: Feeel Design World Prize for lasting products made of natural materials (submissions until November 14, 2021). No prize money for the winners but the realization of a prototype and a contract for production
* Nofa Sculpture Installation Competition: Call for artists (until November 30, 2021) from GCC countries, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Yemen, and from Africa to enter with ideas for sculptures or installations to be placed in Saudi Arabian resorts
* Application open (until September 30, 2021) for the international Luxembourg Art Prize

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




5ème Sculptures au Jardin

[Ateliers d’initiation à la sculpture]

Canada, Mascouche, Québec, June 26 – September 27, 2021

21. Festival de la Sculpture et du Marbe


France, Pyrénées, St. Béat, July 10 – September 30, 2021

12. Int. Obernkirchener Bilhauer Symposium 2021


Germany, Obernkirchen, August 29 – September 12, 2021

III Sculpture International Symposium 2021

[Stone, Steel/Iron]

Spain, Soria, September 01 – 15, 2021

24th Simposio Internazionale di Scultura su Pietre FVG 2021

[Stone form Friuli-Venezia Giulia]

Italy, Reana del Rojale (Vergnacco), September 03 – 19, 2021

9. Intl Kunstdünger e.V. Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Various materials]

Germany, Valley/Hohendilching close to Munich, September 05 – 18, 2021 (only 2 artists)


12ème Symposium de sculpture contemporaine


France, Julienne, September 06 – 19, 2021


Kaniv Intl Sculpture Symposium 2021


Ukraine, Cherkasy Oblast, Kaniv, September 10 – October 10, 2021

Hallowell Granite Symposium 2021


USA, Hallowell, ME, September 11 – 19, 2021

1. Simposio Bienal de Escultura


Spain, Lora del Río, Sevilla province, September 13 – 26, 2021

17th Symposium of Sculpture “Antonio Berti Award”


Italy, San Piero a Sieve (FI), September 14 – 25, 2021

XIII Intl Symposium on Alabaster Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, biennial

Rencontres Internationales de Sculpture Monumentale

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Soignies, triennial

2nd International Neopolis Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Symposium for professionals, marble]

Turkey, Kuşadası, October 01 – 30, 2021

Sculto 2021

[Fair for Contemporary Stone Sculptures]

Spain, Logroño (La Rioja), October 07 – 10, 2021


24th Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2021

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Sydney, Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, postponed

Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium 2021


Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, November 10 – December 02, 2021

27th Intl Wooden Sculpture Symposium


Turkey, Gölcük, Kocaeli,

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 2021

[Stone Festival]

France, Béziers, Dép. Hérault, annual

York Minster Stone Carving Festival


UK, York, England,

WAISS 2021

[Western Australia Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium]

Australia, Attadale, 2021



Te Kupenga Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium 2022


New Zealand, New Plymouth, January 2022

Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2022

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Western Australia, Cottesloe, March 04 – 21, 2022

8ème Symposium international de sculpture de Durbuy 2022


Belgium, Durbuy, May 05 – 22, 2022

10ème concours Intl Sculpture sur Paille et Foin

[Straw and hay]

France, Valloire, Dep. Savoie

Onform 2022/h4>

[Sales exhibition for stone scuplture]

UK, Asthall Manor near Oxford, June 12 July 10, 2022

Bienal del Chaco


Argentina, Chaco, July 16 – 23, 2022, biennial


Intl Prokonessos Sculpture Symposium

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Saraylar, Palaces pier, Marmara Island

bildhauer/innen symposion [kunstwerk] krastal


Austria, Kras (not far from Villach)

Intl Ayvalik Sculpture Symposium

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Marmara Island, Saraylar region

Symposium Intl de Sculpture sur Pierre


France, Menet


International Woodsculpture Symposium


Denmark, Ringkøbing

13. Bildhauersymposium


Germany, Hoyerswerda, annual


Sculpture Saint John

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint John, NB, August 2022, annual


11. International art competition „bewegter wind“ 2022

[theme: change]

Germany, Hofgeismar/Liebenau,

Symposium „Kunst und Bier“ 2022

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Andechs, , annual

28th Intl Sculpture Meeting in Sprimont 2022

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Sprimont,

VI Artifex

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

Spain, Gilena,

Bildhauer Symposium


Germany, Krumbach

35e Rencontres de la Pierre 2022


France, Junas, Gard

International Wooden Sculptors’ Symposium

[Wood; Theme: Mannequins (Models)]

Italy, Cadipietra/Valle Aurina – Steinhaus/Ahrntal, South Tyrol, annual

Intl Wood Carver Symposium 2022


Switzerland, Brienz

29. Int Sculpture Symposium „Kunst in Stein / Art in Stone”


Germany, Wunsiedel , annual

2ème symposium de sculptures monumentales

[stone, metal]

France, Bretagne, St Senoux,

28th International Sculptor’s Symposium

[Wood, Stone]

Switzerland, Sur En

Intl Sculpture Symposium Nepal


Nepal, Galkot,

European Stone Festival 2022

[Stonemasons' Festival]

Halifax, United Kingdom annual

Krušné-mountain Wooden Sculpture Symposium


Czech Republic, Klášterec nad Ohří,

X Intl Festival of Wooden Sculpture „Lukomorye at Baikal“


Russia, Savvateevka, Irkutsk region

28e Festival Internat. de Sculpture Camille Claudel


France, La Bresse

8ème Fête de la Pierre

[Stone Festival]

France, St Germain Nuelles, Beaujolais, biennial,

  Logo_Fete-de-la Pierre-Beaujolais


International Sculpture Symposium 2021


Czech Republic, Horice, July 21 – 25, 2021, biennial


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