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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Yellowstone Art Museum

To become an extraordinary cultural destination for creative exchange and growth

three stars

86.78

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

Board Leadership
Kim Olsen
President

CEO
Bryan W. Knicely
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.78 three stars
  Financial 84.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total number of exhibitions
10
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.90

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
70.2%
  Administrative Expenses 28.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.85
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
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) 86.78 three stars
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (CA) 90.69 four stars
New Orleans Museum of Art (LA) 87.44 three stars
Saginaw Art Museum (MI) 87.33 three stars
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MN) 90.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $802,287
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $80,863
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $227,472
Total Contributions $1,110,622
   Program Service Revenue $24,082
Total Primary Revenue $1,134,704
   Other Revenue $667,829
TOTAL REVENUE $1,802,533
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,398,887
   Administrative Expenses $474,259
   Fundraising Expenses $23,484
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,896,630
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-94,097
   
Net Assets $10,002,917

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 $1,190,058 85.1%
Education $208,829 14.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 86.78 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 83.96 three stars
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 December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Bryan Knicely Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$101,287 5.34% Robyn G. Peterson Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yellowstone Art Museum (MT) 86.78 three stars
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation (VA) 90.47 four stars
San Diego Museum of Art (CA) 92.54 four stars
Telfair Museum of Art (GA) 85.62 three stars
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens (FL) 85.73 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

Kim Olsen
President

CEO

Bryan W. Knicely
Executive Director

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