Symposia de Escultores de Pedra / Festivals

New: Symposium Mains d’Art, France, Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignac (see below)
New: Entries open for 16th Kajima Sculpture Competition in Japan until June 21, 2019 (report)
New: Bewerbungen für das 1. Kunstsymposium in Lugau in Sachsen bis zum 07. Juli 2019
New: German and Polish artists may apply for a Pleinair for Figurative Sculpture 2019 to be held from July 15-28 in Müncheberg, Germany near the Polish border. Application open until May 25 (German, English).
New: Application open until August 02, 2019, for on form, a sales exhibition in England dedicated only to stone sculpture (report)
New: Support for an African sculptor of large scale outdoor artworks (report)
New: Application open for Kyiv International Sculpture Symposium, Ukraine (see below)



7ème Symposium international de sculpture de Durbuy 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Durbuy, May 03 – 19, 2019

27e Festival Internat. de Sculpture Camille Claudel

[Symposium for professionals]

France, La Bresse, May 25 – 02 June, 2019,


Indiana Limestone Symposium 2019

[Workshop for amateurs]

USA, Bloomington, IN, June 02 – 22, 2019, annual

Święto Granitu Strzegomskiego 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

Poland, Strzegom, June 13 – 16, 2019


Symp Intl Sculpture sur Marbre


France, Béziers, Dép. Hérault, June 14 – July 06, 2019,

25. Internationales Bildhauer Symposium

[Symposium for professionals]

Switzerland, Sur-En, June 15 – 23, 2019


European Stone Festival 2019

[Symposium for stonemasons]

Norway, Trondheim, June 21 – 23, 2019, annual


Mains d’Art 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes (72), June 23 – July 07, 2019, biennial

7. Intl Kunstdünger e.V. Sculpture Symposium

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Valley/Hohendilching close to Munich, June 30 – July 13, 2019


26. Internat. Bildhauersymposium „Kunst in Stein“

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Wunsiedel, July 03 – 09, 2019, annual


3rd Réalmont Stone Sculpture Symposium

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Boissezon, Juny 27 – 30, 2019,

Wells Stone Carving Festival


UK, Wells, Somerset

19ème Festival de la Sculpture et du Marbe

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Pyrénées, St. Béat, July 05 – 27, 2019,

Camp Pilgrim Firs

[Workshop for amateurs]

USA, Port Orchard, WA, July 06 – 14, 2019


XXVII. Symposium Intl de Sculpture sur Pierre

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Menet, July 16 – 26, 2019


17th Intl Symposium of Monumental Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Oudon, August 04 – 18, 2019, biennial


26th Intl Sculpture Meeting in Sprimont 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Sprimont, August 09 – 25, 2019

Biennale de la Pierre 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Marc La Tour (Correze), August 2019, biennial

12. Bildhauersymposium

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Schweinstal, Krickenbach, 2019


Camp Suttle Lake

[Workshop for amateurs]

USA, Sisters, OR, August 11 – 18, 2019


Kyiv International Sculpture Symposium 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

Ukraine, Kiew, August 15 – September 15, 2019
Application open until May 20, 2019

York Minster Stone Carving Festival 2019


UK, York, England, August 18 – 19, 2019,

11ème Symposium de sculpture contemporaine

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Julienne, September 09 – 22, 2019


XII Intl Symposium on Alabaster Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, biennial

V. Biennial Symposium of Sculpture Outdoor O Grove

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, O Grove (close to Pontevera), September 20 – October 13, 2019
Application open until June 03, 2019 (1, 2)


BenQ International Sculpture Workshop 2019


Taiwan (R.O.C.), Beipu Township, Hsinchu County, October 22 – November 21, 2019


Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Sydney, October 24 – November 10, 2019

5th Bisanthe Stone Sculpture Symposium

[Symposium for professionals]

Turkey, Tekirdag,


4th International Sculpture Symposium

[Symposium for professionals]

Israel, Rishon LeZion,


7th Intl Izmir Sculpture Workshop

[Symposium for professionals]

Turkey, Izmir,


Simpósio Sul-Americano de Esculturas Parque Malwee

[Symposium for professionals]

Brazil, Juraguá do Sul, S.C.,

The III. Monumental Sculpture Symposium in Calatarao

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Calatarao, Zaragoza province,

5th Intl Adana Sculpture Symposium 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

Turkey, Adana,

16th Intl Alanya Stone Sculpture Symposium 2019

[Symposium for professionals]

Turkey, Alanya,


Sculto 2019

[Fair for Contemporary Stone Sculptures]

Spain, Logroño (La Rioja), November 28 – December 01, 2019,



Te Kupenga Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium

[Symposium for professionals]

New Zealand, New Plymouth, January 03 – 24, 2020,
public auction of the works on February 01, 2020
Application open until June 01, 2019

8ème Fête de la Pierre


France, St Germain Nuelles, Beaujolais, biennial,

  Logo_Fete-de-la Pierre-Beaujolais

West Cork Stone Symposium 2020


Ireland, Kilcrohane, County Cork, March 27 – 29, 2020,

Sculpture Saint John

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint John, NB, annual


12th Magic of Marble Festival


USA, Sylacauga, AL,


4th European Stone Stacking Championship

[Festival for balancing stones]

UK, Scotland, Dunbar, annual

European Stone Stacking Championship

International Sculpture Symposium

[Symposium for professionals]

Czech Republic, Horice, July 01 – 26, 2020, biennial
Application open until the end of 2019


Bienal del Chaco

[Symposium for professionals]

Argentina, Chaco, July 11 – 18, 2020, biennial


2e Symp Intl de Sculpture sur Marbre

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Béziers,



Rencontres Internationales de Sculpture Monumentale

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Soignies, triennial

7th Biennal Intl de Escultura en Piedra

[Symposium for professionals]

Bolivia, La Paz, biennial


Sculpting courses

Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust

[Stone Carving and Sculpture Courses]

United Kingdom, Dorset, Portland


Fondazione Arkad

[Sculpting workshops, trainigs, symposiums, conferences, performances, 
cultural exchange]

Italy, 55047 Seravezza LU


Scuola di Scultura

[Sculpting courses in stone, metal, wood, drawing courses,
further training, seminars in art history]

Switzerland, CH-6695 Peccia, Vallemaggia – Ticino


Arco Arte

[Learn to sculpt / Sculpture studio since 1990]

Italy, 54033 Carrara MS

Sax Stonecarving

[Stonecarving workshop for all levels] 
2019: June 22 - 28, August 10 - 16

USA, New Mexico, Rinconada