Arts & Culture

Bank of America believes in the power of the arts to help educate and enrich societies, bring communities together and create greater cultural understanding. We have been steadfast in our support of the arts and annually support more than 1,500 nonprofit cultural institutions around the world.

Our unique arts programs:

Yayoi Kusama Chandelier of Grief
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

Partnership spotlight Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms

Tate Modern, London

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The Obama Portraits Tour

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The Obama Portraits Tour

The exhibition features portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald.footnote2

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2022 Art Conservation Project recipient booklet

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Art Conservation Project

The 2022 Bank of America Art Conservation Project grants will fund 19 conservation projects around the world.footnote1

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The Art Institute of Chicago. Michigan Avenue Entrance. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago

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The next eligible weekend for Museums on Us® is August 6th & 7th

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Masterpiece Moment. Pumpkin (2016) by Yayoi Kusama

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Masterpiece Moment

A video series celebrating great works of art around the world.

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Art In Our Communities The power of sharing

Museums and nonprofit galleries may borrow, at no cost, complete exhibitions curated from the Bank of America Art Collection. The program offers local institutions the opportunity to generate revenue while providing the public an opportunity to experience important works of art.

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Aaron Siskind (American 1903 – 1991) Rome, 55, 1963
Aaron Siskind (American 1903 – 1991)
Rome, 55, 1963
1963 negativeGelatin silver print 19” x 15”Bank of America Collection
© Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Exhibition spotlight Moment in Time: A Legacy of Photographs

Works from the Bank of America Collection

Museums on Us
Museums on Us partner insitution. Williams Forum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2021 with Fire (United States of the Americas), 2017/2020
View of the Williams Forum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2021…footnote7
We believe in the power of the arts
Museums on Us®

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For the past 25 years, Bank of America has offered our cardholders free general admission – during the first full weekend of every month - to more than 225 cultural institutions in cities across the United States. See the full list of participating institutions, state by state.

The next eligible Museums on Us® weekend is August 6th & 7th.

Who is eligible?

Museums on Us is available to Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit cardholders during the first full weekend of every month. One free general admission is limited to the individual cardholder. This offer is not transferable. This offer does not guarantee admission. Not to be combined with other offers. Excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed exhibitions.

To find a museum near you, view the map or select your location

How to visit

Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit card with photo ID to gain one free general admission to a participating cultural institution.

Adjusted Museums on Us admission procedures, if applicable, can be found by locating and selecting a partner name on our Museums on Us map. Information posted here is updated on an ongoing basis.

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Partner information

Please check with our partners directly for current safety protocols and operating hours. If you choose to visit a museum, we strongly encourage you to follow all health and safety protocols.

Art Conservation Project The power of protecting cultural heritage

The Bank of America Art Conservation Project provides grants to nonprofit museums and institutions to conserve historically or culturally significant works that are in need of repair.

 

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Proposal submissions

We will begin accepting proposals for 2023 Art Conservation Project grants on August 29, 2022.

For information on the application process, please click here.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Self Portrait, c. 1934

Earle Wilton Richardson
Self Portrait, c. 1934
Gift of Dr. Bobbye Booker Coleman and Mr. Jackie Coleman

partnerships The power of providing support

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.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
in Ronald K. Brown's Grace
National Tour Sponsor and Ailey All Access Partner
Photo by Paul Kolnik

Masterpiece Moment What makes a masterpiece? It’s in the details.

We’re proud to present Masterpiece Moment — a video series that celebrates great works of art in museums around the world.

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The Eternal Presence (An Homage to Alejandro García Caturla) by Wifredo Lam

This complex masterpiece fuses Lam’s Cuban, Chinese and Congolese heritage together with people, plants and animals into dream-like beings, making it one of the most compelling works in the RISD Museum’s collection.

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Michelangelo (Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni) (Italian, 1475–1564), The Epifania, 1550–1553, Cartoon executed in black chalk on 26 joined sheets of paper, Approx. 91.5” × 65” (232.4 × 165.1 cm). The British Museum, London.

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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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Sandy Skoglund (American, b. 1946). Revenge of the Goldfish, 1981. Cibachrome print, AP 7/30. 27 3/4 ̋ × 35 1/2 ̋. Bank of America Collection. © 1981 Sandy Skoglund.

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Andy Warhol (American, 1928 – 1987). Vesuvius, 1985. Unique screenprint on Arches 8831” × 39”. Bank of America Collection. © 2022 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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Benny Andrews (American, 1930–2006). Rehearsal (Music Series), 1997. Oil and collage on canvas. 46” x 42”. Bank of America Collection. © 2022 Estate of Benny Andrews / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY, Courtesy Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York, NY.

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Graciela Iturbide (Mexican, b. 1942). Angel Woman, Sonora Desert, Mexico, 1979. Gelatin silver print. 9 ½” x 13”. Bank of America Collection. Photograph by Graciela Iturbide.

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View of the Williams Forum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2021, with Fire (United States of the Americas), 2017/2020, by Teresita Fernández, Promised gift of Mitchell L. and Hilarie L. Morgan, Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul, and London. Photograph by Elizabeth Leitzell.

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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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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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