Lynette James, local media contact, City of Portsmouth
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Diane Wagner or regional media contact, Bank of America
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Portsmouth, VA – The Children’s Museum of Virginia announced today its participation in the Bank of America Museums on Us® program, which provides Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders free general admission during the first full weekend of every month.
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 is not to be combined with other offers.
“We are delighted to join Bank of America in this exciting program to reach a larger population and welcome them to see the largest museum of its kind in Virginia”, said Nancy Perry, Museum Director.
The Museums on Us program, now in its 16th season, has experienced major growth in recent years due to increased demand, bringing the total geographic reach to 31 states across the country.
“We are proud to partner with the Children’s Museum of Virginia to enable residents and visitors to take part in exploring culture,” said Charles R. Henderson, Hampton Roads Market President, Bank of America. “By continuing to support and expand our Museums on Us program, we offer our customers access to diverse arts and cultural resources and help our non-profit partners increase their audiences.”
For a complete listing of Museums on Us participating museums and other program information, visit http://museums.bankofamerica.com
*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 7 and 8, 2013.
About the Children’s Museum of Virginia
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