Bank of America’s Museums On Us program offers Bank of America and Merrill Lynch credit or debit card holders (along with a photo ID), the opportunity to visit over 150 cultural institutions in over 87 cities located in 29 states, free of charge on the first full weekend of every month.This month Museums on Us will take place on July 2, 2011 and July 3, 2011, so add this to your list of fun things to do over the July 4th weekend. This offer excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows and cannot be combined with other offers.
Several participating museums also offer additional ways to visit their collections for free or at discounted prices. This information is listed below along with each museum’s current exhibitions.
Here’s what you can expect to see this month::
Here’s what you can expect to see these museums this weekend:
In addition to participating in Museums on Us, the Museum of Fine Arts is celebrating the holiday weekend by offering free admission on Friday July 1, 2011 from 10am to 9:45pm.
Modernist Photography 1910-1950 - Ending July 3
New this month:
In addition to participating in Museums On Us, the Harvard Museum of Natural History offers free admission to current Harvard I.D. holders and a guest. They also offer free admission to Massachusetts residents every Sunday morning from 9am to noon (all year), and on Wednesdays from 3pm to 5pm (September – May). The museum also participates in the CityPASS program.
Headgear: The Natural History of Horns and Antlers
The Language of Color
Climate Change: Our Global Experiment
New England Forests in the Zofnass Family Gallery
Great Mammal Hall
Arthropods: Creatures that Rule
The Glass Flowers
The Zoological Galleries
The Mineralogical and Geological Gallery
This summer the DeCordova is also offering free weekday admission from July 5, 2011 to September 2, 2011; Tuesday – Friday 10am to 5pm, and on Thursday until 8pm.
This museum is also offering free admission on Fridays beginning July 8, 2011 from 10am – 5pm, courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation. Then on July 9, 2011, bring the whole family for free admission to family day when there were be lots of fun activities, hands-on demonstrations and tours.
Twosomes, Photography by Mark Chester – Ending July 10
Varujan Boghosian:recent works - Ending July 31
Edward Giobbi:collages & paintings - Ending July 31
The Great Silenceby Lorrie Fredette
Perspectives on the Provincetown Art Colony
Matryoshka Dolls: A Collection of Malcolm Shriber
The art of Cape Cod - 200 years
Currently on exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum:
Memery: Imitation, Memory, and Internet Culture – Ending July 31
Kidspace: Color Forms II: The Basic Utensils- through Sep 5, 2011
Sean Foley: Ruse - through Dec 31, 2011
Katharina Grosse: One Floor Up More Highly - through Oct 31, 2011
Jörg Immendorff: Student of Beuys, 6 paintings – through Feb 1, 2012
Federico Diaz: Geometric Death Frequency-141 - through Mar 2012
Chris Cobb: A Changing Exhibition of Photographs– through Dec 31, 2011
The Workers – through Mar 15, 2012