Wellington Sculpture Trust
Tanya Ashken, Albatross, 1986, cement, Frank Kitts Park
As an optional add-on trip* after the International Sculpture Symposium, hop on a one-hour flight down to Wellington and spend Saturday 16 February touring outdoor public sculpture installations complete with lunch and an organized discussion on public art. Neil Plimmer, Chairman of the Wellington Sculpture Trust; The Wellington City Council public arts team & City Gallery Wellington.Originally established to raise funds for Tanya Ashken’s Albatross and continue to commission artworks for the public in Wellington, the Trust works in partnership with Wellington City Council, and raises funds through donations and sponsorships. To date, the Trust has commissioned 24 permanent sculptures around Wellington City; 13 sculptures in the inner city, 6 in the Botanic Gardens and 5 on Cobham Drive.The schedule for this fabulous program will be as follows: *
|11:00am||Lunch at the City Gallery|
|12:00pm – 1:30pm||Discussion led by Jack Becker of Public Art Magazine. Keynote, with panelists and open discussion|
|2:00pm||Coach departs for City Sculpture Tour|
|3:00pm||Visit to the Academy-award winning Weta Workshop(Lord of the Rings trilogy, Hobbit trilogy, and many others)|
|4:00pm||Coach tour resumes|
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*RSVP Required @ Conference Registration website. Please also advise your attendance to firstname.lastname@example.org
You must arrange your own transportation to Wellington. For assistance in planning your travel to Wellington, you are welcome to contact the ISC’s local New Zealand travel liaison, Jude Earles. She will be happy to help you make additional travel plans throughout New Zealand. Jude can be reached at email@example.com or by phone at (+64) 021 1650355.