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 ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY ELMHURST ART MUSEUM

I acknowledge that this program carries with it the potential for serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by slip and fall, facilities, supplies, temperature, acts of God, weather, equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, viewers, teachers, program administrators, and/or producers of the program, and lack of hydration. These risks are not only inherent to artists, but are also present for volunteers. I hereby assume all of the risks of participating &/or volunteering in this program. I realize that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained or controlled by them or because of their possible liability without fault.  

I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability form will be used by the program administrators, sponsors and organizers of the program in which I may participate, and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said events.  In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this program, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) Waive, Release and Discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Elmhurst Art Museum; their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the program administrators, program sponsors, program volunteers; (B) Indemnify and Hold Harmless, and Agree Not To Sue the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in this event, whether caused by the negligence of releases or otherwise. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during this program.   I understand that at this program or related activities, myself and/or my artwork may be photographed. I agree to allow these photos, videos or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers and assigns.  

 The Accident Waiver and Release of Liability shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability form will be used by the persons or entities being released in the activity or program listed above and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities in said activity or program.   I hereby certify that I have read this document; and, I understand its content. I am aware that this is a release of liability as well as a contract and I sign it of my own free will.   The undersigned parent and/or legal guardian does hereby represent that he/she is, in fact, acting in such capacity and is fully responsible and agrees to save and hold harmless and indemnify each and all of the parties referred to above from all liability, loss, cost, claim or damage whatsoever which may be imposed upon said parties because of any defect in or lack of such capacity to so act and release said parties on behalf of the minor and the parents or legal guardian.