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Arts & Culture

Bank of America believes the arts matter: they help economies thrive, help individuals connect with each other and across cultures, and educate and enrich societies. We support more than 2,000 visual and performing arts organizations worldwide that provide inspirational and educational sustenance, anchor communities, create jobs, complement school curricula, and generate substantial revenue for local businesses.

Arts matter

We believe the neighborhood playhouse can be just as important as the world class museum or orchestra in its value to the community, in the lives of its citizens, and in the education of its young people. On a global scale, the arts speak to us in a universal language that provides pathways to greater cultural understanding.

Art Conservation Project

Preserving and protecting cultural treasures from around the world.

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Conservation matters

The Bank of America Art Conservation Project provides grants to nonprofit museums to conserve historically or culturally significant works of art that are in danger of degeneration, including works that have been designated as national treasures.

View our 2019 Art Conservation Project selections.

 Moment in Time: A Legacy of Photographs

Art in our Communities®

Sharing unique exhibitions curated from our art collection with museums across the globe.

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Making art accessible matters

Museums and nonprofit galleries may borrow complete exhibitions at no cost from the Bank of America Art Collection offering the public the opportunity to see important works of art while at the same time generating vital revenue for these institutions.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Providing arts and cultural organizations with vital support worldwide.

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Partnerships matter

We support thousands of organizations, from local, community-based cultural centers to prominent arts institutions, helping them do what they do best.

The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL

Museums on Us®

Offering our cardholders free weekend access to a variety of museums and cultural institutions across the United States.

Museums matter

Museums are a source of education, emotion and creative inspiration. Now in its 22nd year, this distinctive program offers Bank of America®, Merrill® and Bank of America Private Bank® credit and debit card holders the opportunity to visit more than 225 of the most popular cultural institutions in the United States free of charge on the first full weekend of every month.

Who is eligible?

To qualify, simply present your active Bank of America®, Merrill® and Bank of America Private Bank® credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain one free general admission to any participating institution. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Houston, TX

When can I go?

With qualifying identification, customers can enjoy free admission on the first full weekend of every month. Sign up for monthly email reminders of eligible weekends.

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The next eligible Museums on us weekend is:

Museum hours may vary, check individual listings for details.

Where can I find a museum near me?

(Enter ZIP or city, state e.g. 02110 or Boston, MA)

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA
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Participant roster

Currently there are more than 200 participating institutions for you to explore. See a full list of every location across the country.

View the full 2019 roster

Photo Credits: ARTS & CULTURE: The Art Institute of Chicago. Griffin Court. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago. PARTNERSHIPS: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Ronald K. Brown's Grace. Photo by Paul Kolnik. MUSEUMS ON US: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Caroline Weiss Law Building Exterior. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Art Institute of Chicago. Michigan Avenue Entrance. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago; Penny and Jeff Vinik Gallery, The Salon: Americans Abroad in the 19th Century. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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