(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Nations Trust Bank Private Banking together with the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Sri Lanka (MMCA Sri Lanka), hosted a private Curator’s Tour of the museum’s latest exhibition titled ‘The Foreigners’. The tour, led by the lead curator of the exhibition Sandev Handy, was held exclusively for Nations Trust Bank Private Banking customers.
Nations Trust Bank has been in a three-year partnership with the MMCA Sri Lanka since 2022, to support the modern and contemporary arts and to bring communities together. The collaboration is intended to serve the country’s art enthusiasts, offering them a unique opportunity to deepen their understanding of modern and contemporary art. The partnership is also meant to foster an environment that nurtures local artists and encourages their passion and contribution to the field of arts and culture.
Commenting on the partnership, Nations Trust Bank Chief Marketing Officer, Sanjaya Senarath said, “Our partnership with the MMCA Sri Lanka enables us to make a lasting impact on Sri Lankan culture, facilitating meaningful connections between artists, art enthusiasts, and the wider community, creating an environment that celebrates creativity and innovation. Our commitment to supporting art and culture is also aligned with helping to empower and create a pathway for art enthusiasts towards becoming more informed and culturally enriched.”
Chief Curator at the MMCA Sri Lanka Sharmini Pereira added that, “Nations Trust Bank’s unwavering support has been instrumental in advancing the work of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Sri Lanka. Through our collaboration we are able to bring exceptional art experiences to the community, foster artistic dialogue, and promote the appreciation for modern and contemporary art. Nations Trust Bank’s commitment to the arts aligns perfectly with our vision, and together we are creating a platform that nurtures creativity, inspires innovation, and contributes to the cultural development of our country. We look forward to further enhancing our partnership and unlocking new possibilities in the realm of art and culture.”
The MMCA Sri Lanka was established as a privately funded, education-led public museum dedicated to the display, research, collection, and conservation of modern and contemporary art in Sri Lanka. The ongoing partnership between Nations Trust Bank and the MMCA Sri Lanka has already yielded remarkable results, with numerous successful initiatives taking place. The MMCA Sri Lanka is located on the ground floor of Crescat Boulevard, Colombo 3, and is open daily from 10am to 6pm, except on Poya days and public holidays. Entrance to the museum and all Public Programmes are free-of-charge.
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