Arts & Culture

At Bank of America, we believe that investing in the arts has a positive impact on our lives. We support a wide range of nonprofit organizations with funding and programming to help make the arts more accessible to communities around the world and to preserve works of art and heritage sites for generations to come.

Our arts programs:

Standard Station, Ten-Cent Western Being Torn in Half, 1964
Ed Ruscha (American, b. 1937)
Standard Station, Ten-Cent Western Being Torn in Half, 1964footnote5
© 2023 Ed Ruscha. Photo © Evie Marie Bishop, courtesy of the Modern Museum of Art of Fort Worth

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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

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Exhibition sponsorship

Afro-Atlantic Histories

Afro-Atlantic Histories charts the legacies of the African Diaspora through works from the 17th century to the present day. On view at the Dallas Museum of Art from October 22, 2023 through February 11, 2024.footnote1

2023 Art Conservation Project recipient booklet

Art Conservation Project

2023 Selections

The 2023 Bank of America Art Conservation Project is funding 23 conservation projects around the world.footnote2

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

Museums on Us®

The next eligible program weekend is March 2nd and 3rd

For over two decades, Bank of America has offered our cardholders free general admission - during the first full weekend of every month - to cultural institutions across the United States.

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Art in our Communities®

Vision & Spirit: Black Artists in the Bank of America Collection

Vision & Spirit is composed of more than 100 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and mixed-media works by 48 artists born in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. On view at the Upcountry History Museum, Greenville, SC from February 17 through June 2, 2024. footnote3

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Art In Our Communities Making the arts accessible

Museums and nonprofit galleries can borrow, at no cost, complete exhibitions curated from the Bank of America Art Collection.

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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

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Museums on Us
Museums on Us partner institution. 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…footnote4
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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 March 2nd and 3rd

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 enter 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 Promoting cultural sustainability

Art and objects of cultural heritage are vulnerable to the impacts of time and the conservation of these works calls attention to the rich diversity of the human experience.

Through the Bank of America Art Conservation Project and our partnerships, we support this work because we believe in preserving this shared history for future generations.

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Before Self Portrait, c. 1934 After

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Earle Wilton Richardson
Self Portrait, c. 1934
Gift of Dr. Bobbye Booker Coleman and Mr. Jackie Coleman
Collection of the
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

SPONSORSHIPS & PARTNERSHIPS Driving engagement

We partner with museums and nonprofit cultural institutions that are vital to the economic health of vibrant, successful communities.

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Members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Bank of America is a proud partner of
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Members of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Photo by Dario Calmese

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Heitor dos Prazeres (Brazilian, 1898 - 1966), Musicians, 1950s, oil on canvas, Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand – MASP Gift of Rafael Moraes in the context of the exhibitions Histories of Dance, 2020

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Paul Cézanne (French, 1839–1906), Mont Sainte-Victoire, 1886–87, Oil on canvas, 23 ½” x 28 ½” (59.6 x 72.3 cm), Acquired 1925. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

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Benny Andrews (American, 1930–2006), Rehearsal (Music Series), 1997, Oil and collage on canvas 46” x 42” (116.8 × 106.7 cm). Bank of America Collection. © 2023 Estate of Benny Andrews / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, Courtesy Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York, NY.

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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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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.

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