Calendar of (Sculpture) Symposia / Festivals

* New: The Medici Residency program of the French Academy in Rome welcomes French-speaking artists, authors, and researchers from all disciplines and all nations throughout the year to carry out a specific project of creation, experimentation or research for a period not exceeding six months.
* New: Application open (until December 16, 2022) for the 9th Symposium in Differdange, Luxembourg from May 24 to June 06, 2023 (see below)
* Application open (until December 15, 2022) for the Sculpture Symposium of Saint-Georges, Canada, from May 21 to June 11, 2023
* Call for entries (until December 31, 2022) for the VI. International Sculpture Symposium in September 2023 in Lindern, Germany, near the border to the Netherlands
* Ausschreibung offen (bis 31. Dezember 2022) für das VI. Internationale Bildhauersymposium im September 2023 in Lindern, Landkreis Cloppenburg
* Application open until January 02, 2023, for the Intl Woodsculpture Symposium in Sønderborg, Denmark (see below)
* Application open until February 26, 2023, for the Intl Wood Sculptors Symposium in Brienz, Switzerland (see below)
* The Hopper Prize offers a series of individual artist grants on a bi-annual basis totaling $22,000.00 USD. Applications on various dates are open to artists from around the globe working in any media.
* Application open for THE BLUE NIGHT 2023 (May 05 and 06) in Nuremberg’s Old Town with “Messages” as theme for German and international artists. Deadline December 11, 2022.
* Bewerbungen für DIE BLAUE NACHT 2023 (05. und 06. Mai) in der Nürnberger Altstadt mit dem Thema „Botschaften“ sind bis zum 11. Dezember 2022 möglich
* 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).

 

2023

Te Kupenga Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium 2023

[Stone]

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

4th Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium 2023

[Stone]

Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, January 08 – February 10, 2023

18th Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2023

[Symposium for professionals]

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

Sylacauga Magic of Marble Festival

[Stone]

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

30. Int Sculpture Symposium „Art in Stone“

[Stone]

Germany, Wunsiedel, May 04 – 09, 2023, annual

9th Symposium Intl de la Sculpture de Saint-Georges 2023

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint-Georges, Québec, May 21 – June 11, 2023
Application open until December 15, 2022

9th Intl Symposium Differdange

[Symposium for professionals]

Luxembourg, Differdange, May 24 – June 04, 2023, biennial
Application open until December 16, 2022

11th Intl Woodsculpture Symposium 2023

[Wood]

Denmark, Sønderborg, June 18 – 24, 2023
Application open until January 02, 2023

14th International Wooden Sculptors’ Symposium 2023

[Wood]

Italy, Cadipietra/Valle Aurina – Steinhaus/Ahrntal, South Tyrol,
June 26 – July 02, 2023, annual

Intl Wood Sculptors Symposium 2023

[Wood]

Switzerland, Brienz, July 04 – 08, 2023, annual
Application open until February 26, 2023

10ème concours Intl Sculpture sur Paille et Foin

[Straw and hay]

France, Valloire, Dep. Savoie, June 27 – July 02, 2023

Festival de la Sculpture et du Marbe

[Stone]

France, Pyrénées, St. Béat, Juli 2023, annual

11. Intl art competition „bewegter wind“

[theme: change]

Germany, Hofgeismar/Liebenau, August 13 – 27, 2023, biennial

19th Intl Symposium of Monumental Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Oudon, August 2023, biennial

VI. International Sculpture Symposium

[Professionals for stone, wood, metal]

Germany, Lindern, September 01 – 17, 2023
Application open until December 31, 2022 (deutsch, English)

California Sculptors Symposium 2023

[Meeting of educators, artists and students]

USA, Camp Ocean Pines, CA

European Stone Festival 2023

[Stonemasons' Festival]

Austria, Salzburg, June 2023, annual

on form 2023

[Sales exhibition for stone scuplture]

UK, Asthall Manor near Oxford,

13. Bildhauersymposium

[Stone]

Germany, Hoyerswerda, annual

 

Symposium for Peace and Democracy 2023

[Stone]

Germany, near Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, summer 2023

Festival Mains d’art

[Symposium for professionals, stone, steel]

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

Intl Symposium on Alabaster Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, biennial

Symposium international de sculpture de Durbuy 2023

[Stone]

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

[Stone]

France, La Bresse

3rd Symposium of Monumental Sculptures 2023

[Any Material]

France, Saint Senoux (35), Bretagne

29th International Sculptor’s Symposium

[Wood, Stone]

Switzerland, Sur-En

Canadian Stone Carving Festival 2023

[Festival]

Canada, Ottawa, ON, annual

bildhauer/innen symposion [kunstwerk] krastal

[Stein]

Austria, Kras (not far from Villach)

28th Intl Wooden Sculpture Symposium

[Wood]

Turkey, Gölcük

Symposium „Kunst und Bier“ 2023

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Andechs, annual

12th International Woodsculpture Symposium

[Wood]

Denmark, Ringkøbing

Intl Ayvalik Sculpture Symposium

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Marmara Island, Saraylar region

Bildhauer Symposium

[Holz]

Germany, Krumbach

6ème Sculptures au Jardin

[Ateliers d’initiation à la sculpture]

Canada, Mascouche, Québec

25th Simposio Internazionale di Scultura su Pietre FVG

[Premio Letterario Forum Traiani]

Italy, Reana del Rojale (Vergnacco)

Hallowell Granite Symposium

[Granite]

USA, Hallowell, ME

2. Simposio Bienal de Escultura

[Stone]

Spain, Lora del Río, Sevilla province

18th Symposium of Sculpture “Antonio Berti Award”

[stone]

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

[stone]

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

[Festival]

UK, York, England,

31er Symposium Intl de Sculpture sur Pierre

[Stone]

France, Menet

 

11. Intl Kunstdünger e.V. Sculpture Symposium

[Various materials]

Germany, Valley/Hohendilching close to Munich, annual

 

Bildhauer-Woche 2023

[Stone]

Switzerland, Frauenfeld

20ème Festival Art et Passion du Bois 2023

[Wood: internships, expo, sales]

France, Bréville, Charente

26th Intl Wood Sculptors’ Symposium

[Wood]

Germany, St. Blasien

11 Giornate in Pietra 2023

[Stone]

Italy, Lettomanoppello

36e Rencontres de la Pierre 2023

[Festival]

France, Junas, Gard

23rd Intl Prokonessos Sculpture Symposium 2023

[Stone]

Turkey, Marmara Island

Sculpture Saint John

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint John, NB, annual

 

4th Intl Symp. of Monumental Sculpture in Black Marble

[Professionals]

Spain, Calatorao (near Saragossa)

3rd La Vista International Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

Egypt, La Vista, Cairo

4th Neopolis Sculpture Symposium

[Stone professionals]

Turkey, Kuşadası south of Izmir

25th Sculpture by the Sea Bondi

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Sydney, Bondi, annual

Stone to Art

[Western Australia Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium]

Australia, Melville

 

2024

Int. Obernkirchener Bildhauer Symposium 2024

[Stone]

Germany, Obernkirchen

9ème Fête de la Pierre

[Stone Festival]

France, St Germain Nuelles, Beaujolais, biennial

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Bienal del Chaco

[Stone]

Argentina, Chaco, biennial

 

29th Intl Sculpture Meeting in Sprimont 2023

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Sprimont

12ème Symposium de sculpture contemporaine

[Stone]

France, Julienne, biennial