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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Gibbes Museum of Art

Preserving and promoting the art of Charleston and the American South

two stars

79.43

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

Board Leadership
Susan M. Smythe
Chair

CEO
Angela Mark
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.43 two stars
  Financial 73.07 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

two stars

73.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
51.9%
  Administrative Expenses 23.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 24.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.57
  Program Expenses Growth 8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
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) 79.43 two stars
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (MD) 91.37 four stars
Cincinnati Art Museum (OH) 97.00 four stars
Academy Art Museum (MD) 85.84 three stars
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $635,316
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $441,708
   Fundraising Events $166,681
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $292,751
Total Contributions $1,536,456
   Program Service Revenue $450,055
Total Primary Revenue $1,986,511
   Other Revenue $552,674
TOTAL REVENUE $2,539,185
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,607,150
   Administrative Expenses $891,164
   Fundraising Expenses $426,067
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,924,381
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-385,196
   
Net Assets $15,639,183

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 and Exhibitions $784,353 48.8%
Education and Public Programs $421,177 26.2%
Visitor Services and Gift Shop $401,620 25.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$200,151 6.84% Angela Mack Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gibbes Museum of Art (SC) 79.43 two stars
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77 four stars
Museum of Wisconsin Art (WI) 89.02 three stars
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (MA) 88.04 three stars
The Hyde Collection (NY) 86.00 three 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

Susan M. Smythe
Chair

CEO

Angela Mark
Executive Director

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