Our partnerships include sponsoring major exhibitions and programs each year to help nonprofit arts institutions around the world deliver outreach and educational programs to ever-broader audiences and celebrate diverse traditions. A key component of our arts support is and has always been to help celebrate diverse traditions and create greater cultural understanding.
Exhibition & performance sponsorships
Manet / Degas
A dialogue of works by Édouard Manet and Edgar Degas are on view in Manet / Degas at the Musée d'Orsay, Paris through July 23, 2023. footnote6
Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations
Nation to Nation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) brings together the largest historical collection of treaties made between the United States and American Indian Nations, along with more than 125 related artifacts, photographs and contemporary objects. footnote5
Connecting Currents: Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
We are pleased to provide support for the third-floor installations of contemporary art in The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. footnote3
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms
On view at the Tate Modern, London, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms features two immersive installations and a presentation of photographs and moving-image works – this exhibition provides historical context for Kusama’s internationally acclaimed artistic output and global influence. footnote7
Maestro Residency Presenter
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
A proud partner since 2010, Bank of America continues our support of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest orchestras, as their Maestro Residency Presenter. footnote2
Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing
On view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), works by American artist Sam Francis (1923–1994) are presented alongside those of Japanese artists from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a collection expressing the aesthetic dialogue between Western and Eastern art. footnote4
North American Tour Sponsor
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Bank of America is a proud sponsor of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2022 and 2023 North American Tours. footnote1
Fashioned by Sargent
Fashioned by Sargent explores John Singer Sargent’s complex relationship with his often-affluent clients and their attire. On view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from October 8, 2023 through January 15, 2024. footnote13
ED RUSCHA/NOW THEN
ED RUSCHA / NOW THEN, on view at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York from September 10, 2023 to January 13, 2024, explores the artist’s six-decade career. footnote16
Monet/Mitchell: Painting the French Landscape
Offering a fresh view of two of the most experimental painters of the 20th century, Monet/Mitchell: Painting the French Landscape is the first exhibition in the United States to examine the complex dialogue between the work of the French Impressionist Claude Monet and the American Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell. Currently on view at the St. Louis Museum of Art through June 25, 2023. footnote12
Unsettled Things: Art from an African American South
Including forty-four works by twenty-eight artists Unsettled Things: Art from an African American South explores works by makers from the southern United States, long overlooked and now considered important artists, including Thornton Dial, Lonnie B. Holley, Nellie Mae Rowe, and Mose Tolliver. On view at the Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill through July 2, 2023. footnote17
Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)
Opened on Veterans Day 2020, the National Native American Veterans Memorial gives all Americans the opportunity to learn of the proud and courageous tradition of service of Native Americans. footnote11
Bank of America is a proud corporate partner of Carnegie Hall, the world’s most famous concert hall. footnote8
Founding member and dedicated partner
National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
Bank of America is a proud early supporter and dedicated partner of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. footnote9
Lead corporate sponsor
Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI)
Bank of America proudly supports SCRI’s mission to protect cultural heritage threatened or impacted by disasters and to help U.S. and international communities preserve their identities and history. footnote10
National Portrait Gallery, London
As Principal Partner of the new National Portrait Gallery, Bank of America is committed to opening the arts to broader audiences and democratizing access for young visitors. Bank of America is proud to support the £5 tickets for under 30s initiative to the National Portrait Gallery’s Summer 2023 season of exhibitions, including Yevonde: Life and Colour. footnote15
As the Lead Partner for the new Bruce, Bank of America will sponsor three exhibitions and loan an Art in our Communities® exhibition, Photographic Revolutionaries of Group f.64. footnote14
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Linda Celeste Sims and Yannick Lebrun. Photo by Andrew Eccles.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Carlos Cruz-Diez (Venezuelan, 1923–2019), Couleur additive 76 (Additive Color 76), 1974, acrylic on plywood with aluminum strip frame, 26”× 26” × 2” (66 × 66 × 5.1 cm). Gift of the Cruz-Diez Foundation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. / © Carlos Cruz-Diez / Bridgeman Images 2023.
Left: Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994), Towards Disappearance, 1957, oil on canvas, 114" x 169 1/4" (289.5 x 429.8 cm). © 2023 Sam Francis Foundation, California/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA. Right: Gōchō Kankai (Japanese, 1749–1835), One Silence Like a Clap of Thunder, late-18th – early-19th century, hanging scroll; ink on paper, 80” x 12 1/2” (203.2 x 31.8 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of the 1988 Collectors Committee. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Shan Goshorn (Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1957–2018), Pieced Treaty: Spider's Web Treaty Basket, 2007, paper and watercolor, 16 3/4”× 19 1/2” × 12 3/4” (42.5 x 49.5 x 32.5 cm). NMAI purchase from the artist, 2007. All rights reserved.
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917), Young Woman with Ibis, 1857–58; reworked 1860–62, oil on canvas, 39 3/8” x 29 1/2” (100 x 74.9 cm). Gift of Stephen Mazoh and Purchase, Bequest of Gioconda King, by exchange, 2008. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, b. 1929), Chandelier of Grief, 2016/2018. / Tate. Presented by a private collector, New York 2019. / © 2023 YAYOI KUSAMA. Courtesy David Zwirner, Ota Fine Arts, and Victoria Miro.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture. Architectural photos by Alan Karchmer.
Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI). Nepalese military and cultural heritage professionals team up to rescue architectural fragments at a temple in Kathmandu.
National Native American Veterans Memorial. Photo by Alan Karchmer for NMAI.
Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926), Water Lilies and Aganpanthus, 1914-17, oil on canvas; 55 1/8” x 47 1/4” (140 x 120 cm). Musee Marmottan Monet, Paris 2023.95. Image: © Musee Marmottan Monet, Academie des beaux-arts, Paris.
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), Mrs. Charles E. Inches (Louise Pomeroy), 1887, oil on canvas, 34” x 23 7/8” (86.3 x 60.6 cm). Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Charles Inches' daughter, Louise Brimmer Inches Seton. Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Bruce Museum, Photo: Michael Biondo
National Portrait Gallery, London. Photo: Jamie Fobert Architects; Forbes Massie Studio. Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery.
Ed Ruscha (American, b. 1937), Standard Station, Ten-Cent Western Being Torn in Half, 1964, oil on canvas, 65” x 121 1/2” (165.1 x 308.6 cm). Private collection, Fort Worth. © 2023 Ed Ruscha. Photo © Evie Marie Bishop, courtesy of the Modern Museum of Art of Fort Worth.
Lonnie Holley (American, b. 1950), What Was Beyond Us (The Ocean of Our Thoughts), 2019, globe and stand, model ships, rocks, earth, moss and cast iron pot, 40 1/2” x 19” (102.9 x 48.3 cm). Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Promised gift of John A. Powell, ’77, L2020.10.1a-o. © 2023 Lonnie Holley / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.