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Celebrate African Modernism with Bank of America’s Museums on Us at The Phillips Collection

December 2, 2023 @ 11:00 am - December 3, 2023 @ 6:00 pm EST


Bank of America, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank credit and debit cardholders can receive FREE general admission to one of Washington, DC’s most in-demand cultural attractions Saturday and Sunday, December 2nd & 3rd, 2023.

On December 2nd and 3rd, Bank of America cardholders will have the opportunity to visit the traveling exhibit African Modernism in America, 1947-67 during its stop at The Phillips Collection. Featuring more than 70 artworks by 50 African and African American artists – including David Driskell, Ibrahim El-Salahi, Ben Enwonwu, Jacob Lawrence, Demas Nwoko, and Uche Okeke – the exhibition examines the connections between modern African artists and American patrons, artists, and cultural organizations in the postwar period.

For the past 25 years, Bank of America has provided access to some of our nation’s greatest cultural experiences and brought new visitors to our partner museums. Use the Bank of America Museums on Us Location Finder tool to search for participating cultural attractions. With over 225 Museums on Us partners in 123 cities across the U.S., there is an option for everyone.

WHEN: Saturday, December 2nd & Sunday, December 3rd (+ the first full weekend of each month)

WHERE: Learn something new this month with a visit to a participating cultural institution, including:

· The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW, Washington, DC 20009

HOW: Use the bank’s location finder tool to search for participating cultural attractions. Please check with our partners directly for current operating hours and admission guidelines. Present your Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain free general admission to any participating institution during the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Program excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions, and ticketed shows. Not to be combined with other offers. Museum participation varies.

Photo credit: John Biggers, Kusami Market, 1962, Oil on acrylic on Masonite board, 34 x 60 in. Collection of William O. Perkins III, © John T. Biggers Estate / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY / Estate Represented by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery Courtesy Swann Auction Galleries and American Federation of Arts


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