Salem Art Works
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Salem Art Works is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit art center and sculpture park located in rural Upstate New York. Founded in 2005 by artist Anthony Cafritz, Salem Art Works is dedicated to supporting both emerging and established artists in the creation of new and progressive work, as well as promoting the understanding and appreciation of contemporary art within the region.
Salem Art Works is committed to serving artists. All of our programs, activities and services are provided equally without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability.By submitting an application you agree
to have read and understood both the application description and
the terms and conditions of Salem Art Works Guest Agreement.
Salem Art Works Guest Agreement
[Guests include all individuals utilizing and/or visiting SAW’s property and/or facilities]
The undersigned agrees to
maintain a certain standard of professional conduct as set forth in this
agreement at all times while on SAW premises:
Activities: All individuals on SAW’s premises shall refrain from
engaging in any activities termed illegal by the United States of
America, the State of New York, and/or the local community. Any
individual who does engage in illegal activities shall immediately
relinquish their right to use SAW’s property and facilities. By signing
this agreement, the undersigned hereby agrees to hold SAW and its
agents, servants, and employees harmless from any and all liability that
may result from any acts deemed illegal. These include, but are not
limited to: harassment, violence, possession of illegal drugs, use of
illegal drugs, and/or underage drinking.
On Premises Liability: The
undersigned hereby acknowledges and understands that certain areas of
the premises involve natural hazards such as hills, ditches, creeks,
stone walls, animal dwellings, as well as farm machinery, equipment,
barns, stairwells, etc. The undersigned guest hereby acknowledges that
each of the above referenced conditions as well as building dimensions,
stairways, railings, etc may reasonably lead to damage or injury if they
are overlooked in any respect. By signing this agreement, the guest
acknowledges that he/she has inspected and accepts the conditions of the
premises and hereby agrees to hold SAW and its agents, servants, and
employees harmless and indemnified from any and all liability of any
manner relating to personal injury or property damage during the time
and duration of their use of the premises.
Work Exchange and Off-Premise
Liability: SAW will not sponsor or pledge security for work exchange or
off-premise work programs. The undersigned agrees to hold SAW, its
agents, servants, and employees harmless and indemnified for any and all
claims of property damage or personal injury resulting from
off-premises work or work exchange programs involving the individual.
of Vehicles/Tractors/Equipment: If a guest chooses to operate a
vehicle, tractor, or other piece of equipment, that individual shall
first seek written permission from SAW. Guests who choose to operate
vehicles, tractors, and equipment after receiving permission from SAW do
so at their own risk. The undersigned expressly holds SAW, its agents,
servants, and employees harmless for any and all manner of personal
injury or property damage resulting from the individual use of said
vehicle, tractor, or piece of equipment. By signing this agreement,
each guest hereby acknowledges that they may voluntarily refrain from
use of any such vehicles, tractors, or other equipment and/or request
that a SAW agent, servant, or employee operate and/or drive all
vehicles, tractors, and equipment on premises.
Activities/Food/Drink/Utilities: SAW and its agents, servants, and
employees will provide ongoing activities on premises for the benefit of
guests. As such, each individual signing this agreement acknowledges
that activities, food, drink, and use of certain utilities (if
overlooked) may involve certain risks of harm based either on manner of
performance, the level of ingestion, and/or the use of utilities. The
undersigned agrees to take certain precautions and use reasonable care
at all times for the benefit of him or herself and those around him or
her while on the premises. Each guest shall hold SAW, its agents,
servants, and employees harmless and indemnified from any and all manner
of property damage and personal injury resulting from the negligent or
reckless use of the premises during such activities.
Documentation: SAW reserves the
right to document its visitors through photographs, video, sound, or any
other format. SAW has the right to use this documentary material as it
sees fit, including in future advertisements and promotional material.
The undersigned hereby acknowledges and agrees to follow and abide by
the standards of conduct set forth for use of the SAW property. The
undersigned has read and understood each term as set forth above and by
signing below, the named individual fully comprehends and understands
the above terms and acknowledges his or her ongoing duty to comply with
the above terms as it relates to his or her use of the property. If at
any time the named guest refuses to comply with the above terms, he or
she shall notify SAW or one of its agents, servants, and employees, and
the named individual shall voluntarily leave the premises without delay.