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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Academy Art Museum

Dedicated to the knowledge, practice and appreciation of the arts

three stars

81.43

106 South Street Easton, MD 21601
tel: (410) 822-2787   Web Site
EIN: 52-6051766

Board Leadership
Carolyn Williams
Chairman

CEO
Ben Simons
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.43 three stars
  Financial 78.46 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

78.46

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
63.3%
  Administrative Expenses 23.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.15
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Academy Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Academy Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Academy Art Museum (MD) 81.43 three stars
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MA) 86.46 three stars
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) 94.97 four stars
Grand Rapids Art Museum (MI) 91.09 four stars
New Orleans Museum of Art (LA) 86.85 three stars

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The Academy Art Museum, which welcomes over 50,000 visitors annually, provides the knowledge, practice, and appreciation of the arts and to enhance cultural life on the Eastern Shore by making available to everyone the Museum's expanding collection, exhibitions, and broad spectrum of arts programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $462,657
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $99,041
   Fundraising Events $210,167
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $109,344
Total Contributions $881,209
   Program Service Revenue $248,868
Total Primary Revenue $1,130,077
   Other Revenue $129,415
TOTAL REVENUE $1,259,492
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $902,339
   Administrative Expenses $461,262
   Fundraising Expenses $169,378
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,532,979
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-273,487
   
Net Assets $6,498,618

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
Art Appreciation and Education Programs $902,339 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 03/01/2017 81.43 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 85.08 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 84.51 three stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 85.95 three stars
2012-08 06/01/2014 82.67 three 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 52-6051766
Name in IRS Master File ACADEMY ART MUSEUM INC
NTEE Code A20
NTEE Classification Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose
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
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 September, 1960
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$69,231 4.51% Dennis McFadden Executive Director

The Academy Art Museum, which welcomes over 50,000 visitors annually, provides the knowledge, practice, and appreciation of the arts and to enhance cultural life on the Eastern Shore by making available to everyone the Museum's expanding collection, exhibitions, and broad spectrum of arts programs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Academy Art Museum (MD) 81.43 three stars
Telfair Museum of Art (GA) 85.70 three stars
Chrysler Museum of Art (VA) 92.15 four stars
San Antonio Museum of Art (TX) 87.71 three stars
Long Beach Museum of Art (CA) 91.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Academy Art Museum
106 South Street
Easton, MD 21601
tel: (410) 822-2787
fax: (410) 822-5997
EIN: 52-6051766

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Board Leadership

Carolyn Williams
Chairman

CEO

Ben Simons
Director

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