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ESC heART Gallery

ESC Congress 2023 Amsterdam, 25 - 28 August

Art speaks a universal language that brings people together.

Does your life beyond cardiology include a passion for painting or drawing? Share your talent and inspire others to do the same!

After the success of last year’s edition, for the second time, the ESC is inviting you to showcase your paintings and drawings at ESC Congress 2023 in the ESC heART Gallery.

Why not use your art to find common ground and make new connections with colleagues and peers from around the world.

The ESC heART Gallery will be located at the heart of the congress venue, allowing all delegates, on their way to sessions, to see and appreciate your original artwork and discover the amazing talents of our ESC Professional Members. The ESC heART Gallery will be open throughout the four days of the congress. 

Your art at the Heart House - If your art is selected for the heART Gallery at ESC Congress 2023 in Amsterdam, you can choose to donate it for continued display at the ESC’s headquarters in France after the congress. Donated pieces will beautify the European Heart House for years to come, impressing visitors with the immense talent of its Members.

How do you take part?

1500x1000_1.pngSubmit a photo of your artwork by 19 June.

  • Complete the e-form with all requested details - submission is not limited but you must use one e-form per artwork.
  • Upload a high-resolution image of your artwork (up to 20MB, JPG/GIF/PNG/Tif format only).
  • Read and accept the terms and conditions (transportation, insurance, opening hours, build-up rules, security …)

Submission is now closed

What happens next

1500x1000_2.pngIn the first week of July, the ESC heART Gallery Committee will select those pieces of artwork to be displayed at ESC Congress 2023 in Amsterdam. Please note that the number of artworks that we can exhibit is limited. 
If your artwork is selected, you will be informed by email by mid-July, along with practical advice on getting your artwork to ESC Congress. 

Terms and conditions

It is mandatory to be registered for ESC Congress 2023.
You must be an ESC Professional Member or a Fellow of the ESC (FESC), an Association Silver or Gold Member or Fellow (FHFA, FEHRA, FEACVI, FACVC).
You agree to comply with the ESC ethical code (artwork of a sexual, religious or racist character will not be accepted).
Artwork: Ideally, the artwork should be framed. Please bring the original or a professional print of the original. You cannot bring a picture of the artwork. There is no limit to the size of the artwork.
Transportation: It is the artist’s responsibility to bring the artwork to the congress venue and to take it back, unless the artist decides to donate the artwork to the ESC (see below). Artists are encouraged to have insurance for the transportation and display of their artwork.
Hanging the artwork: To be done on the morning of Friday, 25 August at the congress venue. You will be contacted at a later stage with the exact location and details. Material and assistance for hanging the artwork will be provided onsite.
Removing the artwork: To be done on Monday, 28 August between 8:30 and 18:30.
Onsite security: A security patrol will be present in the building all day. The ESC declines any responsibility in case of theft, vandalism, or damage to the artwork.
New this year: Should you wish to donate your artwork to the ESC after it has been showcased at the ESC heART Gallery, we would be thrilled to hang the artwork of our talented ESC members on the walls of the European Heart House (located in Sophia Antipolis, France) after the congress.