Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Allentown Art Museum

Engaging, informing, and inspiring

79.30

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 79.30
  Financial 73.31
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00
This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

73.31

Accountability & Transparency

88.00

This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
69.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.14
  Program Expenses Growth -15.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,456,259
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $238,967
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $125,876
Total Contributions $1,821,102
   Program Service Revenue $29,003
Total Primary Revenue $1,850,105
   Other Revenue $656,834
TOTAL REVENUE $2,506,939
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,634,293
   Administrative Expenses $736,222
   Fundraising Expenses $622,022
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,992,537
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-485,598
   
Net Assets $25,245,474

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,000 5.34% David Mickenberg President & CEO

Mission

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Allentown Art Museum (PA) 79.30
Dallas Museum of Art (TX) 94.11
Delaware Art Museum (DE) 88.26
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 88.22
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.04

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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