Bank of America Announces 23rd Year of Museums on Us®

January 31, 2020 at 8:00 AM Eastern

This year, Bank of America is celebrating the 23rd anniversary of its Museums on Us® program. The program provides Bank of America, Merrill, and Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit and debit cardholders free general admission to more than 225 cultural attractions across the U.S. on the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of every month, including this weekend, February 1-2. This includes museums, botanical gardens, aquariums, zoos and science centers in dozens of cities across the country.

“For the past 23 years, we have provided access to some of our nation’s greatest cultural experiences and brought new visitors to our partner museums,” said Rena DeSisto, global arts and culture executive at Bank of America. “The Museums on Us program, which strives to enrich the communities in which we live and work, is just one way that we reward our cardholders with a valuable benefit.”

Bank of America’s 2020 participant list includes local, community-based museums and world-renowned cultural institutions. Participants range from include the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture in Baltimore, Md., and the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Okla. See the full roster of Museums on Us partners.

To take advantage of Museums on Us, Bank of America, Merrill, and Bank of America Private Bank (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. Museum participation varies. Please note the program excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows, and is not to be combined with other offers.

Through programs like Museums on Us, loaning exhibitions through the Art in Our Communities program, funding art conservation, and sponsorships and grants, we support a wide range of both local and world-class organizations. Our program is designed to have a positive impact on economies and societies throughout the world, and shine a light on diverse cultural traditions. Through steadfast and strategic support, we have become one of the world’s leading corporate supporters of the arts. To learn more about our arts and culture support and programs, please visit

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