Stone Carving Symposium


Host: Stone in the Galilee Country: Israel Jurried Participation

For the past twenty years, the Maalot-Tarshiha Municipality has organized an annual International Sculpture Symposium known as Stone in the Galilee. This very special event hosts sculptures from Israel and all over the world. Artists stay at Maalot-Tarshiha for 18 days and sculpt their creations in the open air space between the green hills of the Galilee. Local Galilee stone is provided on site and is the centerpiece of the event.

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Offering the following:

Year: 2015   Event Title: Stone in the Galilee

Event Dates:    April 5 - April 7        

Year: 2014   Event Title: Stone in the Galilee Symposium

Event Dates:    April 16 - April 19        

Theme is Industrial Art

Year: 2012   Event Title: Stone in the Galilee Symposium

International Sculpture Symposium:    April 8 - April 12         22nd annual event

The theme for this event is - A New Beginning -.

Year: 2008   Event Title: Stone in the Galilee Symposium

14 Israeli artists who are leading in the field of sculpting have been invited to the 18th Stone in the Galilee sculpting symposium, to create new pieces that will be placed around the city.