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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Aspen Art Museum

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three stars

82.46

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

Board Leadership
John Phelan
Chair

CEO
Heidi Zuckerman
CEO and Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.46 three stars
  Financial 82.95 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

82.95

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
68.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.26
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
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) 82.46 three stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.28 three stars
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) 89.36 three stars
Salvador Dalí Museum (FL) 86.20 three stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 91.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,432,493
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $907,050
   Fundraising Events $2,957,747
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,297,290
   Program Service Revenue $66,368
Total Primary Revenue $6,363,658
   Other Revenue $-363,553
TOTAL REVENUE $6,000,105
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,301,240
   Administrative Expenses $913,157
   Fundraising Expenses $1,514,638
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,729,035
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,728,930
   
Net Assets $43,257,312

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 $3,501,094 66.0%
Interpretive Projects, Community-Based Programming $1,205,366 22.7%
Museum Shop and Café $594,780 11.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 82.46 three stars
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, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$741,334 9.59% Heidi Zuckerman Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aspen Art Museum (CO) 82.46 three stars
San Jose Museum of Art (CA) 92.91 four stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.28 three stars
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) 89.36 three stars
Woodmere Art Museum (PA) 87.67 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
Chair

CEO

Heidi Zuckerman
CEO and Director

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