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Call for art: UMMC Conference Center

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The UMMC Division of Continuing Health Professional Education (CHPE) is seeking works of art, in all mediums, for donation or loan, to be displayed in the UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall.

About the project

We are asking all members of the UMMC community— past and present students, faculty, staff, alumni—to consider giving art.

  • Works can be pieces you have created yourself or purchased.
  • All art mediums are welcome: painting, sculpture, quilting, embroidery, wood carving, calligraphy, photography, mixed media, pottery, folk art, and others.
  • Art can be donated or loaned (for a minimum of three years).
  • Submissions will be accepted from October 15, 2019 - January 15, 2020.

A committee of professional staff from Facilities Services and CHPE will review all submissions and make final selections. The collection will go on display in early 2020.

About the venue

UMMC Conference Center contains a 500-seat theater, three conference rooms, a concourse, a business center, and a grand hall. It is available to UMMC and non-commercial community organizations for health education activities. Thousands of patrons visit the UMMC Conference Center every year.

Each area in the Conference Center is named in honor of a Mississippi artist. Pieces in the new collection from our UMMC family will complement our celebration of Mississippi’s artists, and enrich the experiences of those who attend events at the Conference Center.

How to submit art

To submit a piece of art, please complete the form below and upload a picture of the piece you are submitting. If you are submitting more than one piece, complete a separate form for each piece.

If you have questions about the project, please send email to callforart@umc.edu.

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First Name* 
Last Name* 
Email* 
Phone Number*() -    
Address* 
City/State/Zip*  -  
What is your relationship to UMMC?* 
Briefly describe the piece you are submitting.* 
Is the piece framed?*
What is the size of the piece? (height, width required; depth optional)* 
Is this piece a donation or loan?*
Upload a picture of your piece.* 
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I acknowledge and understand that art provided on loan to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) shall be in the possession of UMMC for a term of three (3) years. I understand and acknowledge that UMMC does not provide, and is under no obligation to provide, insurance coverage of any kind to insure against damage, destruction, theft, and/or other loss of or to the artwork while in the possession, custody, or control of UMMC. Artist further agrees and covenants to save and hold UMMC harmless in the event that any such damage, destruction, theft, and/or other loss occurs to said art, regardless of the manner of such occurrence.

I acknowledge and understand that art that is donated becomes the sole property of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), and that I hereby voluntarily and without reservation relinquish all right, title, and interest in said art to UMMC. I hereby grant the right and license to the unlimited use of said art to UMMC and their successors, assigns, representatives, agents, and licensees, including, but not limited to, the right to copyright, publish, and republish the artwork in any media, in whole or part, for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity.

I acknowledge and understand that art, whether on loan or donated, will be displayed at the sole discretion of UMMC. I further acknowledge that UMMC has full discretion to accept or reject any offer to loan or donate art. Photographs of said art may be used in promotional materials, including, but not limited to, social media and print.

Submission of this form indicates that you have read the foregoing Release, that you know and understand its terms and provisions, that you fully accept this Release as the entire agreement between you and UMMC, and that in consideration of the opportunity to have the above described art selected for possible display by UMMC, I agree to and accept all of the terms and conditions stated in the Release.
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