London, UK – 26 April 2018 – BNP Paribas today announced its support of the Turner Prize for the next three years until 2020, as well as the launch of the BNP Paribas AcccessArt25 programme.
BNP Paribas AccessArt25 will provide free entry for everyone aged 25 and under, for the first 25 days of the Turner Prize exhibition. It is anticipated that 10,000 young people will benefit in total over the three years of the partnership. This makes BNP Paribas AccessArt25 the first and largest programme of its kind in terms of a corporate supporter specifically providing free access to an exhibition for young people.
Anne Marie Verstraeten, UK Country Head, BNP Paribas Group said:
“BNP Paribas is committed to making a positive impact on society. As part of this agenda, we want to help more young people, from all walks of life, to engage with art and experience its capacity to inspire. With the Turner Prize being one of the world’s great contemporary exhibitions, we’re delighted that we’re able to help make it more accessible to more young people and foster a new generation of art fans.”