Mark your calendars now for the 29th Annual Sculpture Celebration - over $10,000 in cash awards! - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014.
This event is a partnership between the Caldwell Arts Council, Tri-State Sculptors Association, Mountain Sculptors, the City of Lenoir, and the Lenoir Tourism Development Association.
Sculpture Celebration Prospectus - to be uploaded in late Spring 2014
Sculpture Celebration Online Registration - available now - significant discounts available for early registration (non-refundable).
Student registration - $35
Registrations made by July 1 - $50
Registrations made July 2-August 1 - $60
Registrations made August 2-September 4 - $70
REGISTRATIONS SEPTEMBER 5-6 ON SITE - $80
On Friday, September 5th, sculptors with large pieces will set-up between 10am-7pm (1 crane available**) & then enjoy the "Blue Jeans Preview Party" (casual dinner featuring meat & vegetarian options, desserts, tea, lemonade, beer, wine), free to sculptors, $20 for pre-registered guests; $25 onsite) 7-8:30pm and meet the competition judge, Randy Shull (click here to see his bio). Set-up will continue Saturday morning, September 6th between 7am-9am (only small vehicles will be allowed in the park); then the Celebration will be open to the public 9am-4pm; judging occurs all day with awards announced about 3:30pm.
** Crane from Stefan Bonitz can lift 4,100 pounds at a 15-foot reach, or 1,600 pounds at a 33-foot reach. Operators will bring all the needed rigging.
FREE CAMPING AT THE LENOIR AQUATIC & FITNESS CENTER (secure, quiet, peaceful location, with indoor access to showers/bathrooms) - (Also - a few local residents have offered a room in their homes for sculptors. Call the Caldwell Arts Council at 828-754-2486 for contact information)
SHUTTLE SERVICE TO/FROM OFF-SITE PARKING RUNNING CONSTANTLY SATURDAY
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