Since its inception, the BNP Paribas Foundation has continuously affirmed its commitment to culture, which it sees as a social necessity and a factor in individual and collective growth.
Preserving our Heritage
For more than 25 years, the BNP Paribas Foundation has been a well-known and loyal museum benefactor. It regularly contributes to the restoration of their works, and supports the publication of books highlighting their valuable collections. These programs have gradually expanded to include foreign museums.
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Encouraging Artistic Expression
The BNP Paribas Foundation has always taken up the challenge of contemporary art, choosing to support artistic teams in disciplines that have traditionally received limited supported from corporate philanthropy: Contemporary dance and the circus arts.
In recent years, the performing arts have been enriched by the contributions of artists eager to reach out to new audiences. Whether on major stages or in more remote and unusual venues, their paths have taken them throughout France and abroad.
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Baroque, classical, contemporary or jazz, music knows no borders. To enable the performers and creators to share their passions, the BNP Paribas Foundation structures its approach in accordance with the individual project.
List of supported ensembles, festivals and artists: