Bank Millennium has been supporting national and local cultural undertakings for over 30 years now. It as a 360° patron of culture: it promotes art in nearly all its manifestations, including music, painting, sculpture, film, theater, photography, literature and performance. For 17 years, the Bank has been funding the “Golden Scepter” award for eminent cultural personalities, for 11 years “Millennium Pearls” (“Perły Millennium”), a joint program of Bank Millennium and Polish TV (TVP), whose purpose is to produce, promote and present artistic events in the high art realm on Polish TV. For 17 years it has sponsored the Złota Tarka [Golden Grater] Old Jazz Meeting, an International Traditional Jazz Festival. For 8 years it has been associated with the Sacrum Profanum contemporary music festival for the same period with the Bella Skyway Festival – a multimedia spectacle staged by an international group of artists. For 7 years it has been associated with the Two Theaters Festival, for 5 years – with the Gdańsk Music Festival. It also supported the Mozart Festival in the Warsaw Chamber Opera and many others.
In 2019, Bank Millennium supported a unique exhibition of manuscripts of Wisława Szymborska’s poems entitled “The Joy of Writing” in the Jagiellonian Library. The exhibition preceded the preparation of digitization of the Nobel prize winner’s manuscripts by the Jagiellonian Library and their publication in the Jagiellonian Digital Library and the pages of Polona, the largest digital library in Poland.