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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Yellowstone Art Museum

To become an extraordinary cultural destination for creative exchange and growth

three stars

83.96

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 83.96 three stars
  Financial 78.43 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

two stars

78.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
69.6%
  Administrative Expenses 29.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.96
  Program Expenses Growth -2.6%
  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) 83.96 three stars
Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA) 91.10 four stars
North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation (NC) 89.83 three stars
Milwaukee Art Museum (WI) 91.01 four stars
Honolulu Museum of Art (HI) 85.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $575,509
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $79,154
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $230,210
Total Contributions $884,873
   Program Service Revenue $38,902
Total Primary Revenue $923,775
   Other Revenue $473,381
TOTAL REVENUE $1,397,156
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,168,020
   Administrative Expenses $536,632
   Fundraising Expenses $21,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,726,530
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-329,374
   
Net Assets $9,966,834

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 $857,974 73.5%
Education $310,046 26.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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 June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$94,673 5.48% Robyn G. Peterson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yellowstone Art Museum (MT) 83.96 three stars
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.81 four stars
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 92.02 four stars
The Cleveland Museum of Art (OH) 88.50 three stars
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX) 88.15 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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