Bank of America Announces 2022 Art Conservation Project Grant Selections
This year’s grant recipients include:
- Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York – Preservation of a gilding book of the deada 21-foot papyrus manuscript that is of extreme historical significance
- Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto, Japan – Conservation of 15e century dōmaru armor, a costume that exemplifies the type of armor worn by elite warriors of the 1400s
- Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid – The Virgin of Humility (vs. 1433 – 1435) – Fra Angelico (Italian, 1395-1455), one of the most emblematic works in the museum’s collection
- Our Lady from Paris – Restoration of the statuary and the marquetry of the floor after the fire of April 15, 2019 before the reopening of the cathedral in 2024
- The British Museum, London – Conservation of Michelangelo The Epiphany1550-1553, a cartoon executed in black chalk on 26 joined sheets
“Through the Art Conservation Project, we have the opportunity to shine a light on the perpetual need for conservation and preservation,” said Brian Siegel, global head of arts and heritage at Bank of America. “Our support helps ensure that future generations can celebrate and enjoy these historic works of art for years to come.”
The full list of museums receiving grants under the 2022 Bank of America Art Preservation Project includes:
- Bakery Art Complex, Miami
- Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
- Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto, Japan
- Minneapolis Art Institute, Minneapolis
- Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway
- Tamayo Museum, Mexico City
- Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
- American Revolution Museum, philadelphia cream
- National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
- National Museum of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
- Nigerian National Museum, Lagos, Nigeria
- Our Lady from ParisParis
- Oakland Museum California, Oakland, California.
- Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, California.
- The British Museum, London
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
- Trinity College Library, Dublin
- University of California, Berkeley Museum of Pacific Art and Film Archive, Berkeley, California.
- Utah Art Museum, Salt Lake City
Discover this year’s projects in the 2022 Art Conservation Project Brochure.
Bank of America’s Art Conservation Project is a key demonstration of Artistic support from Bank of America worldwide. Through the Art Conservation Project, as well as programs such as Museums on Us®, loaning exhibits through the Art in Our Communities program, the Masterpiece Moment video series, and sponsorships and grants, Bank of America supports a wide range of local and world-class businesses. organizations. The company’s programs are designed to positively impact economies and societies around the world and help create greater cultural understanding. Through unwavering and strategic support, Bank of America has become one of the world’s leading companies supporting the arts.
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