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Aspen Art Museum

Directly ahead

three stars

84.00

637 East Hyman Avenue Aspen, CO 81611
tel: (970) 925-8050   Web Site
EIN: 84-0746671

Board Leadership
John Phelan & Paul Pariser
Co-Presidents

CEO
Heidi Zuckerman
CEO and Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.00 three stars
  Financial 83.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Aspen Art Museum is a globally preeminent non-collecting institution that presents the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art. Our innovative and timely exhibitions, education and public programs, immersive activities, and community happenings actively engage audiences in thought-provoking experiences of art, culture, and society.

The Aspen Art Museum is a globally preeminent non-collecting institution that presents the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art. Our innovative and timely exhibitions, education and public programs, immersive activities, and community happenings actively engage audiences in thought-provoking experiences of art, culture, and society.

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Financial

three stars

83.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
68.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.16
  Program Expenses Growth 16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Aspen Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Aspen Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aspen Art Museum (CO) 84.00 three stars
San Jose Museum of Art (CA) 92.91 four stars
Montclair Art Museum (NJ) 87.47 three stars
McNay Art Museum (TX) 91.45 four stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 89.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,962,229
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $735,587
   Fundraising Events $1,920,680
   Related Organizations $624,153
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,242,649
   Program Service Revenue $85,830
Total Primary Revenue $5,328,479
   Other Revenue $1,641,174
TOTAL REVENUE $6,969,653
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,633,702
   Administrative Expenses $882,204
   Fundraising Expenses $1,527,060
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,042,966
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,073,313
   
Net Assets $44,986,242

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
Exhibitions $4,018,416 71.3%
Interpretive Projects, Community-Based Programming $1,024,186 18.2%
Museum Shop $591,100 10.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 12/01/2018 84.00 three stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 83.22 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 80.15 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 79.20 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 83.84 three stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 85.63 three stars
2012-09 12/01/2013 83.93 three stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 80.64 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 79.43 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 82.12 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 80.58 three stars
2008-09 04/01/2010 92.67 four stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 84.84 three stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 82.60 three stars
2005-09 02/01/2007 80.10 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 84-0746671
Name in IRS Master File ASPEN ART MUSEUM
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (91) Art exhibit
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 April, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$755,460 9.39% Heidi Zuckerman CEO, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aspen Art Museum (CO) 84.00 three stars
The Parrish Art Museum (NY) 86.23 three stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 89.37 three stars
Tacoma Art Museum (WA) 86.03 three stars
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 85.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Aspen Art Museum
637 East Hyman Avenue
Aspen, CO 81611
tel: (970) 925-8050
fax: (970) 925-8054
EIN: 84-0746671

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Board Leadership

John Phelan & Paul Pariser
Co-Presidents

CEO

Heidi Zuckerman
CEO and Director

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