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Bank of America’s Masterpiece Moment

At Bank of America, we believe in the power of the arts to help economies thrive, educate and enrich societies, and create greater cultural understanding. That’s why we’re proud to introduce Bank of America's Masterpiece Moment—a new video series that celebrates great works of art. Please join us throughout the year as we examine a varied array of masterpieces from museum collections across the United States.

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Art inspires, educates, and helps us see our world in a new way

We could all use a little inspiration in our busy lives, and benefit from the context that art can bring to bear on our world, our times, and our history. Join us and museum directors from around the United States as we explore some of our greatest artistic treasures. We’ll take a closer look at a new masterpiece every two weeks, so be sure to tune in, learn more, be inspired and discuss with friends and family.

HOWL, eon (I, II), by Julie Mehretu

On display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this diptych by the award-winning Mehretu showcases her unique style of combining layered imagery and paint with a powerful social message. Learn more about the artist and this work in the latest episode of our unique video series.

July 5th–August 8th, 2021

May 10th–June 21st, 2021

March 15th–April 26th, 2021

January 18th–March 1st, 2021

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The power of the arts

At Bank of America, we believe in the power of the arts to help economies thrive, educate and enrich societies, and create greater cultural understanding. That’s why we are a leader in helping the arts flourish across the globe, supporting nearly 2,000 nonprofit cultural institutions each year.

Learn more about our commitment to the arts by visiting the Bank of America Arts & Culture website.

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo)

Art Institute of Chicago

Baltimore Museum of Art

Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh)

Dallas Museum of Art

Denver Art Museum

Detroit Institute of Arts

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture (Charlotte)

Heard Museum (Phoenix)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.)

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

National Museum of the American Indian (Washington, D.C.)

Pérez Art Museum Miami

Philadelphia Museum of Art

RISD Museum (Providence)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Seattle Art Museum, Asian Art Museum

The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City)

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City)

The San Diego Museum of Art

The Studio Museum in Harlem (New York City)

Masthead Image: The Art Institute of Chicago. Michigan Avenue Entrance. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago

The power of the arts image: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Raymond Deleon / Alamy Stock Photo

Specific video credits: All video clips from The New Abstraction: Frank Stella and Larry Poons included in the Protractor, Variation I Masterpiece Moment video remain the sole property of WNET. No portion of this production, in part or in whole, can be reused or reproduced, without prior permission.

Specific video credits: Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907-1954). Self-Portrait with Monkey, 1938. Oil on Masonite, 16 x 12 inches (40.7 x 30.5cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966 (1966:9.10). © Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York