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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Yellowstone Art Museum

To become an extraordinary cultural destination for creative exchange and growth

four stars

91.53

401 North 27th Street Billings, MT 59101
tel: (406) 256-6804   Web Site
EIN: 81-6014902

Board Leadership
Paul Cox
President

CEO
Bryan W. Knicely
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.53 four stars
  Financial 88.71 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Yellowstone Art Museum exhibits, interprets, collects, and preserves art, with an emphasis on Montana and surrounding regions, for the enrichment, education, inspiration, and enjoyment of all. We value ART. We value imagination and the passionate education of enthusiastic and curious minds of all ages. We value a diverse community that cherishes its memories and aspires to an exceptional future. We value a place to live that is enhanced through engaging art of uncompromising quality.

The Yellowstone Art Museum exhibits, interprets, collects, and preserves art, with an emphasis on Montana and surrounding regions, for the enrichment, education, inspiration, and enjoyment of all. We value ART. We value imagination and the passionate education of enthusiastic and curious minds of all ages. We value a diverse community that cherishes its memories and aspires to an exceptional future. We value a place to live that is enhanced through engaging art of uncompromising quality.

Financial

three stars

88.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
70.5%
  Administrative Expenses 25.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.94
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Yellowstone Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Yellowstone Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yellowstone Art Museum (MT) 91.53 four stars
Honolulu Museum of Art (HI) 85.23 three stars
Nevada Museum of Art (NV) 87.93 three stars
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (MA) 90.59 four stars
The Baltimore Museum of Art (MD) 89.48 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $762,828
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $75,580
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $250,011
Total Contributions $1,088,419
   Program Service Revenue $51,451
Total Primary Revenue $1,139,870
   Other Revenue $405,861
TOTAL REVENUE $1,545,731
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,201,669
   Administrative Expenses $522,228
   Fundraising Expenses $21,019
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,744,916
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-199,185
   
Net Assets $9,952,256

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
Curation $898,408 74.8%
Education $303,261 25.2%

Ratings History
Yellowstone Art Museum has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.53 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 90.88 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.37 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 85.11 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 77.88 two stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 69.44 one star
2011-06 10/01/2013 77.93 two 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 81-6014902
Name in IRS Master File YELLOWSTONE ART MUSEUM
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 (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
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 May, 1965
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, 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
$92,638 5.30% Robyn G. Peterson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yellowstone Art Museum (MT) 91.53 four stars
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (MA) 90.59 four stars
Milwaukee Art Museum (WI) 92.15 four stars
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) 91.74 four stars
New Britain Museum of American Art (CT) 89.73 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Yellowstone Art Museum
401 North 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
tel: (406) 256-6804
fax: (406) 256-6817
EIN: 81-6014902

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Board Leadership

Paul Cox
President

CEO

Bryan W. Knicely
Executive Director

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