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Sculpture in Context is a pivotal event in the Irish arts calendar and the largest and most important sculpture exhibition in the country. The annual exhibition attracts a large public and critical audience and is the highlight of the National Botanic Gardens calendar.  Sculpture in Context is a key event for both public and private buyers of all levels.

Open to all artists working in three dimensions in any medium. Open to all artists working in three dimensions in any medium and at any stage in their career from students to established artists.

This year we will be celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Sculpture in Context and 20 years exhibiting in the Botanic Gardens.

We are also delighted to be announcing several new Awards. Goodbody will be sponsoring a suite of five awards  ‘The Goodbody Sculpture Awards’.  One of these, The Goodbody Outstanding Artist Award will be the largest monetary prize for sculpture in Ireland.


Closing Date for entries 2023 TBC


Entry forms, conditions of entry and full list of awards can be found on

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