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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Hunter Museum of American Art

Fostering an appreciation for and understanding of fine arts.

four stars

90.39

10 Bluff View Chattanooga, TN 37403
tel: (423) 267-0968   Web Site
EIN: 62-0511893

Board Leadership
Candy Kruesi
Chairman

CEO
Virginia Anne Sharber
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.39 four stars
  Financial 92.03 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Hunter Museum of American Art's mission is to engage our diverse audiences in active dialogues about the importance, meaning, and relevance of American Art. This is done through preservation, growth and interpretation of its exemplary collection; challenging, wide-ranging, and interactive exhibitions; and compelling and innovative educational programs. The Hunter Museum of American Art seeks to provide an exciting, thought-provoking and enjoyable museum experience with a commitment to inclusion, diversity, and openness.

The Hunter Museum of American Art's mission is to engage our diverse audiences in active dialogues about the importance, meaning, and relevance of American Art. This is done through preservation, growth and interpretation of its exemplary collection; challenging, wide-ranging, and interactive exhibitions; and compelling and innovative educational programs. The Hunter Museum of American Art seeks to provide an exciting, thought-provoking and enjoyable museum experience with a commitment to inclusion, diversity, and openness.

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Financial

four stars

92.03

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
73.2%
  Administrative Expenses 19.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.13
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hunter Museum of American Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hunter Museum of American Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hunter Museum of American Art (TN) 90.39 four stars
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) 93.82 four stars
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (MO) 86.46 three stars
The Bronx Museum of the Arts (NY) 87.87 three stars
Denver Art Museum (CO) 88.77 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,092,842
   Federated Campaigns $142,708
   Membership Dues $275,503
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $76,000
Total Contributions $1,587,053
   Program Service Revenue $444,604
Total Primary Revenue $2,031,657
   Other Revenue $1,158,867
TOTAL REVENUE $3,190,524
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,596,680
   Administrative Expenses $684,948
   Fundraising Expenses $235,077
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,516,705
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-326,181
   
Net Assets $40,101,763

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
Collections & Exhibits $1,723,714 66.4%
Curatorial and Educational Activities $800,966 30.8%
Partnerships with Community Organizations $72,000 2.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 10/01/2019 90.39 four stars
2017-05 10/01/2018 83.82 three stars
2016-05 08/01/2017 85.44 three stars
2015-05 07/01/2016 83.63 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 82.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 10/01/2015 77.58 two stars
2013-05 08/01/2014 81.83 three stars
2013-05 02/01/2014 80.44 three stars
2012-05 10/01/2013 81.40 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 62-0511893
Name in IRS Master File HUNTER MUSEUM OF ART
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,991 5.68% Virginia Anne Sharber Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hunter Museum of American Art (TN) 90.39 four stars
Minnesota Museum of American Art (MN) 86.40 three stars
Brooklyn Museum (NY) 88.22 three stars
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX) 87.63 three stars
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View
Chattanooga, TN 37403
tel: (423) 267-0968
EIN: 62-0511893

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Board Leadership

Candy Kruesi
Chairman

CEO

Virginia Anne Sharber
Executive Director

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