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American Visionary Art Museum

Dedicated to the work of visionary artists

three stars

87.30

800 Key Highway Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (410) 244-1900   Web Site
EIN: 52-1608934

Board Leadership
Christopher Goelet
Chair

CEO
Rebecca Alban Hoffberger
Founder and Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30 three stars
  Financial 90.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Visionary Art Museum's mission is to create and operate a museum and learning center dedicated to the work of visionary artists. Visionary art as defined for the purposes of the American Visionary Art Museum refers to art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from an innate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself.

The American Visionary Art Museum's mission is to create and operate a museum and learning center dedicated to the work of visionary artists. Visionary art as defined for the purposes of the American Visionary Art Museum refers to art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from an innate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself.

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Financial

four stars

90.13

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.24
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Visionary Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Visionary Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Visionary Art Museum (MD) 87.30 three stars
North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation (NC) 91.02 four stars
The Mint Museums (NC) 92.04 four stars
Telfair Museum of Art (GA) 86.25 three stars
Yellowstone Art Museum (MT) 86.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,891,062
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $33,257
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,924,319
   Program Service Revenue $1,546,009
Total Primary Revenue $3,470,328
   Other Revenue $55,315
TOTAL REVENUE $3,525,643
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,611,399
   Administrative Expenses $350,292
   Fundraising Expenses $266,162
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,227,853
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $297,790
   
Net Assets $10,573,416

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Annual Art Exhibitions $2,016,847 77.2%
Educational Events and Programs $405,167 15.5%
Facility Rental $189,385 7.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 87.30 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2020 87.01 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1608934
Name in IRS Master File THE AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM INC
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$166,156 5.14% Rebecca A. Hoffberger President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Visionary Art Museum (MD) 87.30 three stars
Mattatuck Museum (CT) 90.61 four stars
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 92.22 four stars
The Cleveland Museum of Art (OH) 89.80 three stars
Cameron Art Museum (NC) 87.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (410) 244-1900
fax: (410) 244-5858
EIN: 52-1608934

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Board Leadership

Christopher Goelet
Chair

CEO

Rebecca Alban Hoffberger
Founder and Director

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