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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Aspen Art Museum

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78.76

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

Board Leadership
John Phelan
Chair

CEO
Nicola Lees
Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.76
  Financial 73.44
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

73.44

Accountability & Transparency

86.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.21
  Program Expenses Growth -1.6%
  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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aspen Art Museum (CO) 78.76
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 86.83
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.60
Woodmere Art Museum (PA) 92.12
Salvador Dalí Museum (FL) 85.39

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,602,747
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $914,251
   Fundraising Events $4,687,532
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,204,530
   Program Service Revenue $63,757
Total Primary Revenue $8,268,287
   Other Revenue $-1,318,003
TOTAL REVENUE $6,950,284
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,557,285
   Administrative Expenses $1,440,007
   Fundraising Expenses $1,324,129
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,321,421
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,371,137
   
Net Assets $41,886,175

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 $3,673,996 66.1%
Interpretive Projects, Community-Based Programming $1,260,180 22.7%
Museum Shop and Café $623,109 11.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 78.76
2018-09 02/01/2020 82.46
2017-09 12/01/2018 84.00
2016-09 02/01/2018 83.22
2015-09 12/01/2016 80.15
2014-09 06/01/2016 79.20
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 83.84
2013-09 04/01/2015 85.63
2012-09 12/01/2013 83.93
2011-09 11/06/2012 80.64
2010-09 02/01/2012 79.43
2009-09 09/20/2011 82.12
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 80.58
2008-09 04/01/2010 92.67
2007-09 02/01/2009 84.84
2006-09 06/01/2007 82.60
2005-09 02/01/2007 80.10

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$859,608 10.33% Heidi Zuckerman Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aspen Art Museum (CO) 78.76
Albany Institute of History & Art (NY) 86.42
McNay Art Museum (TX) 92.75
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.60
Woodmere Art Museum (PA) 92.12

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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

Nicola Lees
Director

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