CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bank of America has announced the 2015 Museums on Us program roster, featuring many of the nation’s favorite arts, cultural and historical institutions. From large metropolitan centers like Los Angeles to towns like Portsmouth, Virginia, Museums on Us provides a cultural benefit to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders across the U.S. Through Museums on Us, Bank of America is able to provide debit and credit cardholders free admission to 150 prominent cultural institutions across 98 cities in 32 states on the first full weekend of every month.
“We believe the arts have the power to connect people and help local economies thrive,” said Rena DeSisto, Bank of America global arts and culture executive. “For 18 seasons, Museums on Us has provided access to unique cultural experiences across the country and brought new visitors to our partner museums.”
Bank of America has partnerships with a variety of cultural institutions in the United States including museums, science centers, botanical gardens and aquariums. New members to the program in 2015 include the Orange County Museum of Art, Center for Civil and Human Rights, National Veterans Art Museum, and Brooklyn Historical Society (full list below). Notable institutions such as the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the Houston Zoo continue to participate in the program.
2015 museum roster additions:
- Orange County Museum of Art – Newport Beach, Calif.
- Hill-Stead Museum – Farmington, Conn.
- Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum – Ridgefield, Conn.
- Denver Zoo – Denver, Colo.
- Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens – Jacksonville, Fla.
- Artis Naples – Naples, Fla.
- Center for Civil and Human Rights – Atlanta, Ga.
- Morris Museum of Art – Augusta, Ga.
- National Veterans Art Museum – Chicago, Ill.
- Morton Arboretum – Lisle, Ill.
- Museum of African American History Museum – Boston, Mass.
- Worcester Art Museum – Worcester, Mass.
- Arab American Museum – Dearborn, Mich.
- Albuquerque Museum of Art – Albuquerque, N.M.
- Staten Island Museum – New York, N.Y.
- Brooklyn Historical Society – New York, N.Y.
- National Museum of American Jewish History – Philadelphia, Pa.
- Blithewold, Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum – Bristol, R.I.
To take advantage of or to benefit from the Museums on Us program, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch customers simply present their credit or debit card and a valid photo ID to gain one free general admission to any participating institution. Admission is limited to the cardholder and excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows, and is not to be combined with other offers. For more information about Museums on Us and to view a full list of institutions, visit http://museums.bankofamerica.com.
Through programs like Museums on Us, sharing art, funding art conservation and global sponsorships of a wide range of world-class organizations, Bank of America aims to make an impact on economies and societies throughout the world and remains one of the world’s leading corporate supporters of arts organizations globally.
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