On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders enjoy free admission to more than 150 museums, in 33 states, nationwide. The Farnsworth Art Museum is the only participating museum in Maine.

Customers must present their Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit cards and a valid photo ID to gain free general admission to any participating institution Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3. For more information and a complete list of Museums On Us sites, visit museums.bankofamerica.com.

Midcoast residents should also note that July through September, admission to the Farnsworth is free to all from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, as well as during First Friday Art Walks.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.