Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium is a biennial cultural event that brings together artists, visitors, and communities to create a Public Sculpture Collection in eastern Maine. This gathering of sculptors is a fun and educational way to see how large-scale sculpture is made from granite, one of Maine’s natural resources.
Each symposia last 6-weeks, from late July to early September. Visitors can watch the sculptures in progress. Artists from around the world are selected through a juried process to participate. The sculptures are then placed at public sites in Maine communities. The next Symposium is scheduled for August 1 through September 14, 2011 on the Schoodic Peninsula. The symposium is FREE and open to the public.
Our Mission is to hold biennial, international stone sculpture symposiums in downeast Maine that will engage individuals and communities in public art and result in a large public art collection in Hancock and Washington counties.
The Symposium is made possible through grants, in-kind contributions, and fundraising. Our goal is to raise enough funds to compensate the artists and to offer the finished sculptures to participating communities in Hancock and Washington county at a minimal cost.
Thank you to the generous sponsors who are making the Sculpture Symposium happen. If you would like to
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