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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Allentown Art Museum

Engaging, informing, and inspiring

three stars

88.59

31 North Fifth Street Allentown, PA 18101
tel: (610) 432-4333   Web Site
EIN: 23-1548101

Board Leadership
Michelle R. Stringer
Chair

CEO
David Mickenberg
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.59 three stars
  Financial 89.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Allentown Art Museum is to enrich the lives of the widest possible audience of visitors to the Museum by engaging, informing, and inspiring them through the activities of collecting, preserving, studying, exhibiting, and interpreting important works of visual art. Founded in 1934, the Museum offers tremendous variety and quality in its collection and exhibitions, educational and popular programs, and its busy calendar of public events. Annually we serve more than 117,000 participants, of whom more than 30% are children in school programs, after school programs, and public educational events. The Museum's collection of more than 13,000 works of art offers our regional community the opportunity to experience more than nearly 2,000 years of cultural heritage, in an accessible and visitor-friendly environment.

The mission of the Allentown Art Museum is to enrich the lives of the widest possible audience of visitors to the Museum by engaging, informing, and inspiring them through the activities of collecting, preserving, studying, exhibiting, and interpreting important works of visual art. Founded in 1934, the Museum offers tremendous variety and quality in its collection and exhibitions, educational and popular programs, and its busy calendar of public events. Annually we serve more than 117,000 participants, of whom more than 30% are children in school programs, after school programs, and public educational events. The Museum's collection of more than 13,000 works of art offers our regional community the opportunity to experience more than nearly 2,000 years of cultural heritage, in an accessible and visitor-friendly environment.

Financial

three stars

89.22

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.00
  Program Expenses Growth 8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Allentown Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Allentown Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Allentown Art Museum (PA) 88.59 three stars
Nevada Museum of Art (NV) 87.93 three stars
Storm King Art Center (NY) 88.90 three stars
Telfair Museum of Art (GA) 85.62 three stars
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (CA) 90.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $940,734
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $322,838
   Fundraising Events $271,228
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $116,440
Total Contributions $1,651,240
   Program Service Revenue $41,364
Total Primary Revenue $1,692,604
   Other Revenue $664,124
TOTAL REVENUE $2,356,728
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,690,474
   Administrative Expenses $203,714
   Fundraising Expenses $272,266
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,166,454
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-809,726
   
Net Assets $26,654,244

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 88.59 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 87.55 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 87.77 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.53 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 86.64 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 88.23 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 84.73 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.43 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 57.84 one star
2008-06 06/01/2009 64.97 one star
2006-06 08/01/2007 69.50 one star

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

EIN 23-1548101
Name in IRS Master File ALLENTOWN 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 (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(61) Library
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 July, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,000 5.52% David Mickenberg President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Allentown Art Museum (PA) 88.59 three stars
Wadsworth Atheneum (CT) 88.59 three stars
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (MO) 91.49 four stars
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MN) 92.05 four stars
Taubman Museum of Art (VA) 88.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Allentown Art Museum
31 North Fifth Street
Allentown, PA 18101
tel: (610) 432-4333
fax: (610) 434-7409
EIN: 23-1548101

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Board Leadership

Michelle R. Stringer
Chair

CEO

David Mickenberg
President and CEO

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