June 03, 2016

Rochester Museum & Science Center Joins Bank of America Museums on Us® Program

Program offers free museum access to bank cardholders at RMSC on the first full weekend of each month

ROCHESTER, NY—The Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) now provides Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders free general admission during the first full weekend of every month through participation in the Bank of America Museums on Us® program. More than 150 of the nation’s arts, cultural and educational institutions also participate in the program.

To qualify for the Museums on Us program, Bank of America/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 which is limited to the cardholder and excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows (not to be combined with other offers).

“We are delighted to join Bank of America in this exciting program to expand our reach and welcome new guests to engage in the many discovery opportunities we offer,” said Kate Bennett, president, Rochester Museum & Science Center.

The RMSC stimulates broad community interest and understanding of science and technology and their impact on our lives—past, present and future. The RMSC engages more than 350,000 visitors annually and provides discovery opportunities through its 200 hands-on exhibits, engaging science shows and authentic collections objects.

The Museums on Us program, now in its 19th season, has experienced major growth in recent years due to increased demand, bringing the total geographic reach to 101 cities in 33 states across the country.

“We are proud to partner with the Rochester Museum & Science Center to offer residents and visitors an opportunity to experience a cultural institution in our local community,” said John M. Pitton, Rochester Market President, Bank of America. “Through the Museums on Us program, we continue our commitment to support our not-for-profit partners while also providing access to unique arts and cultural resources for our customers.”

For a complete listing of Museums on Us participating museums and other program information, visit www.bankofamerica.com/museums.


*Museums on Us is not valid for special exhibitions, fundraising events or ticketed shows. Not to be combined with any other discounts or offers. Free admission does not guarantee reservation. Offer valid the first full weekend of each month through December 3 and 4, 2016.

 

ABOUT BANK OF AMERICA

Bank of America’s program of arts support reflects our belief that the ARTS MATTER: they help economies thrive, help individuals connect with each other and across cultures, and educate and enrich societies.  We support nonprofit arts institutions that deliver both the visual and performing arts, provide inspirational and educational sustenance, anchor communities, create jobs, complement school curricula, and generate substantial revenue for local businesses.

At Bank of America, we are focused on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors as critical to fulfilling our core purpose of making people’s financial lives better. A commitment to growing our business responsibly is embedded in every aspect of our company, from our policies and practices to our services, products, governance and employee benefits. An important part of that commitment is forming strong partnerships across sectors, including nonprofit organizations serving community needs, bringing our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact. We’re proud of our employees’ volunteer efforts, support of diversity and inclusion, and environmental and social responsibility. Across our company, we’re focused on simplifying banking and investing, advancing better money habits and making an impact in communities around the world. Learn more at www.bankofamerica.com/about and follow us on Twitter at @BofA_News.

ABOUT ROCHESTER MUSEUM & SCIENCE CENTER

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit www.rmsc.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


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