Cultural Sponsorship

“Yesterday’s Heritage, Tomorrow’s Treasures”

Natixis’ cultural sponsorship aims to make French and international treasures available to the greater public.

Natixis’ commitment to culture

Since 2004, Natixis has worked to preserve major works of art and to make them accessible to the greater public. It has helped finance the acquisition of national treasures, set up a database, and promoted the study, restoration and public exhibit of priceless works of art. 

Natixis'cultural sponsorship initiatives

Natixis is proud to be a long-term sponsor of institutions that reveal the hidden treasures of our cultural heritage to a broad audience.

 

2017:Villa Necchi

Natixis will be sponsoring a new permanent exhibit from FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) in the Villa Necchi Campiglio, a historical home located in the heart of Milan.

The new permanent exhibit features previously unseen drawings by great masters of the 20th century, including Picasso, Matisse or Modigliani. The exhibit, opened on November 14, includes 21 drawings, created between 1910 and 1960.

2017 : Pop Art

Roy Lichtenstein, Girl in Window (Study for World’s Fair Mural), 1963, huile et acrylique sur toile, 173 x 142,2 cm,

Natixis is the sponsor of the "Pop Art - Icons That Matter" exhibition, presented at the Maillol Museum in Paris, from September 22, 2017 to January 21, 2018.

This exhibition is the result of an exceptional collaboration between the Maillol Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, a must-see institution of modern and contemporary American art.

2015-2018: Paris Opera Academy

© Brodbeck et de Barbuat / OnP

Natixis engaged with the Paris Opera in creating its Academy

Committed to taking an active part in transmitting culture and to contributing to the emergence of tomorrow’s talents, Natixis  is supporting the Paris Opera and becomes the ”Founding Sponsor of the Academy” and “Main Sponsor of the Musicians-in-Residence program”.

2015: Picasso.mania

Natixis endeavors to reveal treasures of the French and world cultural heritage to the public. As part of this policy, it is sponsoring the Picasso.mania exhibition presented at the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais in Paris from October 7, 2015 to February 29, 2016.

One hundred works by Picasso, some of them which were never shown, are presented alongside the great masters of contemporary art, such as David Hockney, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat… The works are presented in chronologic order and by theme. They trace the reception of Picasso’s work and the different stages that led to the creation of the Picasso myth.

2014: Hokusai

© Orchestre de Paris / Jean-Baptiste Pellerin

Natixis, Exclusive Sponsor of the Hokusai Exhibition, which held at Grand Palais in Paris from October 1, 2014 to January 18, 2015.

This retrospective is organized by the Réunion nationale des musées nationaux –Grand Palais and The Japan Foundation with the exceptional contribution of the Musée Guimet.

Six periods of Hokusai's life have been illustrated by series of prints, many paintings and preparatory drawings.

2014: Orchestre de Paris

© Orchestre de Paris / Jean-Baptiste Pellerin

Since 2007, Natixis and Orchestre de Paris have shared a goal: to broadcast to the general public works from the French and international musical heritage.

In 2014, Natixis will finance the recording and free web broadcast of two exceptional concerts of the 2013-2014 season.

2012-2013: Comédie-Française

© Cosimo Mirco Magliocca /

Natixis supported the acoustic and aesthetic renovation of Comédie-Française’s Salle Richelieu.

This renovation has considerably improve the quality of sound for spectators and allow to better appreciate the actors’ artistic performances.

 

2011: Impressionists Gallery, Musée d'Orsay

Galerie des Impressionnistes, musée d'Orsay

Natixis sponsored the museographic renovation of the Impressionists Gallery at the Musée d'Orsay.

 

More information on Musée d'Orsay website.

2010: Claude Monet (1840-1926)

Claude Monet (1840-1926) poster

Natixis was the exclusive sponsor of the Claude Monet (1840-1926) exhibit organized in the National Galleries of the Grand Palais, in Paris by Rmn-Grand Palais and the Musée d'Orsay.

More information on Musée d'Orsay website.

2009: Madeleine Vionnet

Evening dress, summer 1924, detail ©

Natixis financed the restoration and exhibit of the creations of this famous fashion designer at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris (2008-2010).

More information on Musée des Arts décoratifs website.

2008: Babylon

Lion passant du décor de la voie processionnelle

Natixis was the exclusive sponsor of the Babylon exhibit at the Louvre.

A large number of visitors went to discover the treasures of ancient Mesopotamia.

 

 

2007-2008: The Cinémathèque Française

A Trip to the Moon,

Natixis has helped the Cinémathèque Française digitalize several older films and enhance the value of its collections.

Natixis has helped the Cinémathèque Française digitalize several older films (Albatros Collection) and enhance the value of its collections (Georges Méliès Collection).

2007: Artemisia Tapestry

Porters of vases and valuables on a stretcher,

Natixis helped the French Government acquire this national treasure.

Natixis helped the French Government acquire this national treasure composed of eight tapestries, which are considered to be of major importance for the French national heritage.

2006: the Coronelli globes

Vincenzo Coronelli,

Natixis financed the transport, research, restoration and staging of these monumental globes.

Natixis financed the transport, research, restoration and staging of these monumental globes, which are now exhibited at the National Library of France (François Mitterand site).