Museum of Fine Arts Receives $10 Million Gift from Bank of America

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BOSTON, MA.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), announces today that it has received a commitment of $10 million from Bank of America, a longtime supporter of the MFA and one of the world’s largest financial institutions. This donation comprises $5 million in funding and $5 million in gifts of art. The funding supports Museum exhibitions, programs, operating expenses, and capital improvements, in addition to special events surrounding the opening in November of the Museum’s new wing for the Art of the Americas and Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Family Courtyard. The donation of art valued at $5 million includes the oil painting Blue Green Yellow Orange Red (1968) by acclaimed American contemporary artist Ellsworth Kelly, as well as other works to be selected from the Bank of America Collection, one of the oldest and largest corporate art assemblages