Bank of America Celebrates 20 Years of Museums on Us®

February 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM Eastern

Bank of America marks the 20th anniversary of the Museums on Us program with the announcement of new institutions being added to the participating museum roster. Museums on Us provides Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust credit and debit cardholders free general admission to experience more than 175 of the country’s most prominent cultural institutions across 109 cities in 33 states on the first full weekend of every month.

“The Museums on Us program has been one of the most popular among our customers, and thus not only have we continued it for 20 years, but this year we will have the largest roster of participating institutions in its history,” said Rena DeSisto, Bank of America global arts and culture executive. “The program helps our customers with their financial lives but also supports the community through the support of museums, which are so important to economic health.”   

Bank of America has established partnerships with a wide array of cultural institutions across the United States including museums, science centers, botanical gardens and aquariums. New members of the Museums on Us program in 2017 include:

  • American Museum of Natural History (New York City)
  • Clyfford Still Museum (Denver)
  • The Haggin Museum (Stockton, Calif.)
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (New York City)
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston)
  • National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force (Pooler, Ga.)
  • New York Botanical Garden (New York City)
  • San Bernardino County Museum (Redlands, Calif.)

Notable institutions such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia continue to participate in the program. 

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 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

Through programs like Museums on Us, 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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