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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Newport Art Museum

Art builds connection, and connection builds community.

two stars

79.39

76 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840
tel: (401) 848-8200   Web Site
EIN: 05-0258803

Board Leadership
Steven Richter
President

CEO
Norah Diedrich
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.39 two stars
  Financial 70.86 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

"To champion a provocative diversity of creative voices and experiences within an historic Newport setting, thus sparking reflection, inspiration, discovery, and connection to ourselves, our community, and our world." - The Mission of the Newport Art Museum

The Art Association of Newport, now the Newport Art Museum, was founded in 1912 on the belief that art is a civilizing influence and an essential component to creating vibrant communities. Today, the permanent collection includes over 3,000 fine art and archival objects by such diverse artists as Winslow Homer, Andy Warhol, and Dale Chihuly.

While many aspects of the Newport Art Museum have changed over the past 100 years, the initial reasons for establishing the organization have remained constant - a passionate belief in the power of art to inspire imagination, conversation, self-expression, and innovation. The arts contribute to the vibrancy of communities and have the potential to transform lives.

"To champion a provocative diversity of creative voices and experiences within an historic Newport setting, thus sparking reflection, inspiration, discovery, and connection to ourselves, our community, and our world." - The Mission of the Newport Art Museum

The Art Association of Newport, now the Newport Art Museum, was founded in 1912 on the belief that art is a civilizing influence and an essential component to creating vibrant communities. Today, the permanent collection includes over 3,000 fine art and archival objects by such diverse artists as Winslow Homer, Andy Warhol, and Dale Chihuly.

While many aspects of the Newport Art Museum have changed over the past 100 years, the initial reasons for establishing the organization have remained constant - a passionate belief in the power of art to inspire imagination, conversation, self-expression, and innovation. The arts contribute to the vibrancy of communities and have the potential to transform lives.

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Financial

two stars

70.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
59.7%
  Administrative Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.49
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.87
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Newport Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Newport Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Newport Art Museum (RI) 79.39 two stars
Fairfield Museum and History Center (CT) 94.04 four stars
The Valentine Richmond History Center (VA) 87.28 three stars
Historic New England (MA) 90.71 four stars
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association (VA) 91.75 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $611,491
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $92,435
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $199,881
Total Contributions $903,807
   Program Service Revenue $247,441
Total Primary Revenue $1,151,248
   Other Revenue $434,369
TOTAL REVENUE $1,585,617
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,181,813
   Administrative Expenses $378,594
   Fundraising Expenses $414,117
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,974,524
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-388,907
   
Net Assets $11,640,545

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 79.39 two stars
2018-12 09/01/2020 82.11 three stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 81.44 three stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 79.91 two stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 78.56 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 74.50 two stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 68.56 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.43 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 72.75 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 05-0258803
Name in IRS Master File NEWPORT ART MUSEUM AND ART ASSOCIATION
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 (65) Fair
(207) Industry trade shows
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
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 September, 1941
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,850 5.51% Norah Diedrich Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Newport Art Museum (RI) 79.39 two stars
National World War II Museum (LA) 90.44 four stars
Museum of the City of New York (NY) 91.29 four stars
South Street Seaport Museum (NY) 89.44 three stars
Maine Maritime Museum (ME) 95.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Newport Art Museum
76 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
tel: (401) 848-8200
fax: (401) 848-8205
EIN: 05-0258803

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Board Leadership

Steven Richter
President

CEO

Norah Diedrich
Executive Director

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