Bank of America Announces 2018 Museums on Us® Program

January 16, 2018 at 5:00 AM Eastern

Bank of America marks the 21st anniversary of the Museums on Us program with the announcement of more than 20 new institutions being added to the roster of participating museums and cultural attractions.

Museums on Us provides Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust credit and debit cardholders free general admission on the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of every month in 2018, so they can experience more than 200 of the country’s most prominent cultural institutions across 123 cities in 35 states.

“Our Museums on Us program aims to make a direct impact by rewarding our cardholders with a valuable benefit, while also supporting cultural institutions across the country that play a vital role in helping local economies thrive,” said Rena DeSisto, Bank of America global arts and culture executive. “Through programs like Museums on Us, Bank of America remains one of the world’s leading corporate supporters of arts organizations with diverse programming that is global in scope.”  

Bank of America has established partnerships with more than 200 cultural institutions across the United States to offer free general admission for cardholders – including art, history and children’s museums, botanical gardens, aquariums, zoos and science centers. In 2018, more than 20 partners are new or returning to the Museums on Us program, including:

  • Adler Planetarium (Chicago)
  • The Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh)
  • Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, Mass.)
  • Clinton Presidential Center (Little Rock, Ark.)
  • Dallas Holocaust Museum (Dallas)
  • Figge Art Museum (Davenport, Iowa)
  • Fresno Art Museum (Fresno, Calif.)1
  • Gibbes Museum of Art (Charleston, S.C.)
  • Hudson Valley Maritime Museum (Kingston, N.Y.)
  • The Jewish Museum (New York City)
  • Museum of Arts and Sciences (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
  • Museum of the American Revolution (Philadelphia)
  • Museum of the City of New York (New York City
  • Napa Valley Museum Yountville (Yountville, Calif.) 
  • Queens Museum (Queens, N.Y.)
  • Santa Barbara Museum (Santa Barbara, Calif.)       
  • Selby Gardens (Sarasota, Fla.) 
  • South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium (Bradenton, Fla.)
  • Upcountry History Museum (Greenville, S.C.)
  • Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
  • Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (Knoxville, Tenn.)2
  • Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve (Bartlesville, Okla.)

1 Free admission to Fresno Art Museum is valid Sundays only
2 Free admission to Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is valid Saturdays only

Notable institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia continue to participate in the program. See the full roster of Museums on Us partners

To take advantage of the Museums on Us program benefit, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust 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 only; guests are not eligible. The program excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows, and is not to be combined with other offers. 

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