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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Gibbes Museum of Art

Preserving and promoting the art of Charleston and the American South

three stars

83.21

135 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401
tel: (843) 722-2706   Web Site
EIN: 57-0323047

Board Leadership
Helen C. Pratt-Thomas
Chair

CEO
Angela Mark
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.21 three stars
  Financial 78.96 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Gibbes Museum of Art is temporarily closed for renovations and will reopen in the spring of 2016.

The Gibbes Museum of Art offers through collection, exhibition, interpretation, and educational opportunities a thorough knowledge of the visual culture of Charleston, the Lowcountry, and the American South from the Colonial Era through today. The Museum engages adults and children, residents and visitors in the beauty, boldness, and artistic achievement of this unique American region.

The Gibbes Museum of Art is temporarily closed for renovations and will reopen in the spring of 2016.

The Gibbes Museum of Art offers through collection, exhibition, interpretation, and educational opportunities a thorough knowledge of the visual culture of Charleston, the Lowcountry, and the American South from the Colonial Era through today. The Museum engages adults and children, residents and visitors in the beauty, boldness, and artistic achievement of this unique American region.

Financial

two stars

78.96

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
63.1%
  Administrative Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.97
  Program Expenses Growth 36.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gibbes Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gibbes Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gibbes Museum of Art (SC) 83.21 three stars
Des Moines Art Center (IA) 90.23 four stars
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX) 88.02 three stars
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens (FL) 90.85 four stars
Worcester Art Museum (MA) 86.77 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $818,172
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $488,072
   Fundraising Events $173,858
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $324,385
Total Contributions $1,804,487
   Program Service Revenue $463,413
Total Primary Revenue $2,267,900
   Other Revenue $589,141
TOTAL REVENUE $2,857,041
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,392,464
   Administrative Expenses $339,729
   Fundraising Expenses $338,050
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,070,243
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-213,202
   
Net Assets $15,475,119

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
Education and Public Programs $1,226,616 51.3%
Collections and Exhibitions $696,046 29.1%
Visitor Services and Gift Shop $469,802 19.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 83.21 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 79.43 two stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 77.90 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 70.99 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 79.67 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 79.12 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 86.28 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 85.80 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 57-0323047
Name in IRS Master File CAROLINA ART ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code A24
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 October, 1955
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,266 6.03% Angela Mack Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gibbes Museum of Art (SC) 83.21 three stars
The Frick Pittsburgh (PA) 91.75 four stars
Akron Art Museum (OH) 86.43 three stars
Farnsworth Art Museum (ME) 86.04 three stars
Cincinnati Art Museum (OH) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gibbes Museum of Art
135 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
tel: (843) 722-2706
EIN: 57-0323047

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Board Leadership

Helen C. Pratt-Thomas
Chair

CEO

Angela Mark
Executive Director

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