Exhibition & performance sponsorships

The Obama Portraits Tour

National tour sponsor

The Obama Portraits Tour

Bank of America proudly sponsors this special presentation of Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of President Barrack Obama and Amy Sherald’s portrait of the former First Lady, Michelle Obama, to open dialogue around the power of portraiture and its potential to engage communities. The exhibition is on view at the de Young Museum, San Francisco from June 18 to August 14, 2022.footnote11

Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations

Exhibition sponsor

Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations

Nation to Nation 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.

On view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) through January 25, 2025.footnote9

Connecting Currents: Contemporary Art

Exhibition sponsor

Connecting Currents: Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Bank of America is pleased to sponsor the third-floor installations of contemporary art celebrating the recently opened Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

On view through summer 2023.footnote6

Joan Mitchell

Exhibition sponsor

Joan Mitchell

This retrospective features the work of one of the most significant artists of the post-war era, exploring the full arc of Joan Mitchell’s artistic practice. On view at the Baltimore Museum of Art through August 14, 2022.footnote7

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms

Exhibition sponsor

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms

Featuring 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.

On view at Tate Modern through June 11, 2023.footnote12

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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.

Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing

Exhibition sponsor

Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing

Bank of America is proud to be the presenting sponsor of works by American artist Sam Francis (1923–1994) alongside those of Japanese artists from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a collection expressing the aesthetic dialogue between Western and Eastern art.

The exhibition will be on view at the LACMA in 2023.footnote10

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

National tour sponsor

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Bank of America is proud to sponsor Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2022 and 2023 national tours. Their 2022 tour traveled to 19 cities across the US earlier this year.

Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France

Exhibition sponsor

Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France

This exhibition of more than one hundred artworks created between 1855 and 1913, which reveals both the visual and conceptual influences of France on American painters who spent time there in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, is on view at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts through July 31, 2022.

Diego Rivera’s America and Pan American Unity

Exhibition sponsor

Diego Rivera’s America and Pan American Unity

Bank of America is proud to support Diego Rivera’s legacy, including conservation and display of his mural Pan American Unity and upcoming exhibition of Diego Rivera’s America at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.footnote8

Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents

Exhibition sponsor

Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents

Renowned for his powerful paintings of American life and scenery, this exhibition reconsiders Homer’s work through the lens of conflict, a theme that crosses his prolific career.

On view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through July 31, 2022.

Institution partnerships

Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)

Dedicated partner

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.” Located on the National Mall in Washington, DC, the memorial will be dedicated on November 11, 2022.

Carnegie Hall

Corporate partner

Carnegie Hall

Bank of America is a proud corporate partner of Carnegie Hall, the world’s most famous concert hall.

National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)

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.

Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI)

Lead corporate sponsor

Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI)

Bank of America proudly supports the SCRI to protect cultural heritage threatened or impacted by human-made or natural disasters and to help global communities preserve their identities and history.

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Carlos Cruz-Diez (Venezuelan, 1923–2019). Physichromie 684, 1973. Extruded PVC, casein (Plaka), fumed transparent PVC inserts, mounted on wood and aluminum strip frame. 27 7/8” × 56 7/8” × 2” (70.8 × 144.5 × 5.1 cm). Gift of the Cruz-Diez Foundation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston © Carlos Cruz-Diez / Bridgeman Images 2022

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James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903). The Beach at Marseille, 1901. Oil paint on panel. 8” x 13” (20.3 x 33 cm). Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.143. Photography © Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago.

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Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, b. 1929). Chandelier of Grief, 2016/2018. Tate Presented by a private collector, New York 2019. © 2022 YAYOI KUSAMA. Courtesy David Zwirner, Ota Fine Arts, and Victoria Miro

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Diego Rivera (Mexican, 1886–1957). The Marriage of the Artistic Expression of the North and of the South on this Continent (Pan American Unity), 1940. Ten fresco panels. 22’ × 74’ (6.7 × 22.5 m). © 2022 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image: courtesy City College of San Francisco.

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Carlos Cruz-Diez (Venezuelan, 1923–2019). Physichromie 684, 1973. Extruded PVC, casein (Plaka), fumed transparent PVC inserts, mounted on wood and aluminum strip frame. 27 7/8” × 56 7/8” × 2” (70.8 × 144.5 × 5.1 cm). Gift of the Cruz-Diez Foundation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston © Carlos Cruz-Diez / Bridgeman Images 2022

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Carlos Cruz-Diez (Venezuelan, 1923–2019). Physichromie 684, 1973. Extruded PVC, casein (Plaka), fumed transparent PVC inserts, mounted on wood and aluminum strip frame. 27 7/8” × 56 7/8” × 2” (70.8 × 144.5 × 5.1 cm). Gift of the Cruz-Diez Foundation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston © Carlos Cruz-Diez / Bridgeman Images 2022

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Joan Mitchell (American, 1925 – 1992). City Landscape, 1955. Oil on canvas. 80” x 80” (203.2 x 203.2 cm). The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of the Society for Contemporary American Art, 1958. © 2022 Estate of Joan Mitchell.

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Diego Rivera (Mexican, 1886–1957). The Marriage of the Artistic Expression of the North and of the South on this Continent (Pan American Unity), 1940. Ten fresco panels. 22’ × 74’ (6.7 × 22.5 m). © 2022 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image: courtesy City College of San Francisco.

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Shan Goshorn (Eastern Band of Cherokee, b. 1957). Pieced Treaty: Spider’s Web Treaty Basket, 2007. Tulsa, Oklahoma, Paper, paint. Photo by Ernest Amoroso

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Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994). Towards Disappearance, updated c. 1957 - 58. Oil on canvas. 114" x 169 1/4”. © 2022 Sam Francis Foundation, California/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.

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Amy Sherald (American, b. 1973). Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, 2018. Oil on linen. 72 1/8” × 60 1/8” × 2 3/4”. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Image courtesy the National Portrait Gallery.

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Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, b. 1929). Chandelier of Grief, 2016/2018. Tate Presented by a private collector, New York 2019. © 2022 YAYOI KUSAMA. Courtesy David Zwirner, Ota Fine Arts, and Victoria Miro

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