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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

Connecting Diverse Audiences to the Urban Experience

four stars

90.57

1040 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10456
tel: (718) 681-6000   Web Site
EIN: 13-2709368

Board Leadership
Joseph Mizzi
Chair

CEO
Deborah Cullen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.57 four stars
  Financial 92.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is a contemporary art museum that connects diverse audiences to the urban experience through its permanent collection, special exhibitions, and education programs. Reflecting the borough's dynamic communities, the Museum is the crossroad where artists, local residents, national and international visitors meet. The Museum maintains a permanent collection of 20th and 21st-century works by artists of African, Asian, and Latin American ancestry. Additionally, the Museum collects works by artists for whom the Bronx has been critical to their artistic practice and development. The Museum's educational offerings spring from these central programs with outreach to children and families as well as adult audiences.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is a contemporary art museum that connects diverse audiences to the urban experience through its permanent collection, special exhibitions, and education programs. Reflecting the borough's dynamic communities, the Museum is the crossroad where artists, local residents, national and international visitors meet. The Museum maintains a permanent collection of 20th and 21st-century works by artists of African, Asian, and Latin American ancestry. Additionally, the Museum collects works by artists for whom the Bronx has been critical to their artistic practice and development. The Museum's educational offerings spring from these central programs with outreach to children and families as well as adult audiences.

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Financial

four stars

92.48

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bronx Museum of the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bronx Museum of the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bronx Museum of the Arts (NY) 90.57 four stars
Nevada Museum of Art (NV) 88.33 three stars
Des Moines Art Center (IA) 91.88 four stars
Reynolda House Museum of American Art (NC) 89.12 three stars
Brooklyn Museum (NY) 87.89 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,761,118
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $10,163
   Fundraising Events $1,162,022
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,050,379
Total Contributions $4,983,682
   Program Service Revenue $32,598
Total Primary Revenue $5,016,280
   Other Revenue $75,989
TOTAL REVENUE $5,092,269
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,287,043
   Administrative Expenses $345,115
   Fundraising Expenses $362,110
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,994,268
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,098,001
   
Net Assets $5,047,587

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
Museum Exhibitions $2,248,212 68.4%
Education Programs $1,038,831 31.6%

Ratings History
The Bronx Museum of the Arts has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.57 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.45 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 91.04 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 89.19 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 93.21 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 91.10 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 91.61 four 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 13-2709368
Name in IRS Master File BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 March, 1973
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
$231,189 5.78% Holly Block Executive Director (deceased)

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bronx Museum of the Arts (NY) 90.57 four stars
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 92.02 four stars
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.00 three stars
Delaware Art Museum (DE) 87.68 three stars
Milwaukee Art Museum (WI) 91.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10456
tel: (718) 681-6000
fax: (718) 681-6181
EIN: 13-2709368

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Board Leadership

Joseph Mizzi
Chair

CEO

Deborah Cullen
Executive Director

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