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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Allentown Art Museum

Engaging, informing, and inspiring

82.78

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

Board Leadership
Michelle R. Stringer
Chair

CEO
Max Weintraub
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.78
  Financial 78.81
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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

78.81

Accountability & Transparency

88.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.94
  Program Expenses Growth -4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
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) 82.78
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OK) 88.51
Catalina Island Museum (CA) 89.36
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (MO) 85.30

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,405,949
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $275,417
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $131,379
Total Contributions $1,812,745
   Program Service Revenue $25,627
Total Primary Revenue $1,838,372
   Other Revenue $589,297
TOTAL REVENUE $2,427,669
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,124,753
   Administrative Expenses $329,661
   Fundraising Expenses $595,625
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,050,039
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-622,370
   
Net Assets $25,719,622

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
2019-06 12/23/2020 82.78
2018-06 10/01/2019 90.00
2017-06 02/01/2019 88.59
2016-06 02/01/2018 87.55
2015-06 12/01/2016 87.77
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.48
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.53
2013-06 08/01/2014 86.64
2012-06 09/01/2013 88.23
2011-06 07/01/2012 84.73
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.43
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 57.84
2008-06 06/01/2009 64.97
2006-06 08/01/2007 69.50

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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,000 5.73% David Mickenberg President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Allentown Art Museum (PA) 82.78
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77
San Antonio Museum of Art (TX) 88.68
Chinati Foundation (TX) 85.08
Dayton Art Institute (OH) 88.14

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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

Max Weintraub
President & CEO

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