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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Bass Museum of Art

Presenting contemporary art to excite, challenge, and educate.

three stars

82.72

2100 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139
tel: (305) 673-7530   Web Site
EIN: 59-2017511

Board Leadership
George Lindemann
President

CEO
Silvia Karman Cubiñá
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.72 three stars
  Financial 91.75 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Bass, Miami Beach's contemporary art museum, creates connections between international contemporary art and the museum's diverse audiences. The Bass shares the power of contemporary art through experiences that excite, challenge and educate. Central to the museum's mission, The Bass maintains a vigorous education program for lifelong learning and visitors of all ages. The Bass IDEAS education initiative uses art as a catalyst for creativity and positive growth, especially in the area of early childhood education. The active school program led by the City of Miami Beach called STEAM+, takes The Bass IDEAS off-site by engaging children in Miami-Dade County Public Schools and integrating arts education into the curriculum.

The Bass, Miami Beach's contemporary art museum, creates connections between international contemporary art and the museum's diverse audiences. The Bass shares the power of contemporary art through experiences that excite, challenge and educate. Central to the museum's mission, The Bass maintains a vigorous education program for lifelong learning and visitors of all ages. The Bass IDEAS education initiative uses art as a catalyst for creativity and positive growth, especially in the area of early childhood education. The active school program led by the City of Miami Beach called STEAM+, takes The Bass IDEAS off-site by engaging children in Miami-Dade County Public Schools and integrating arts education into the curriculum.

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Financial

four stars

91.75

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.74
  Program Expenses Growth 15.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bass Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bass Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bass Museum of Art (FL) 82.72 three stars
Portland Art Museum (OR) 90.09 four stars
National Gallery of Art (DC) 88.21 three stars
Newfields (IN) 90.91 four stars
Timken Museum of Art (CA) 95.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,988,508
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $223,888
   Fundraising Events $55,001
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,899,073
Total Contributions $4,166,470
   Program Service Revenue $117,310
Total Primary Revenue $4,283,780
   Other Revenue $889,669
TOTAL REVENUE $5,173,449
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,399,756
   Administrative Expenses $768,962
   Fundraising Expenses $739,433
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,908,151
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $265,298
   
Net Assets $15,359,347

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
Exhibitions $1,151,953 33.9%
Art Acquisition Initiative $596,329 17.5%
Educational Programs $278,361 8.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 03/01/2020 82.72 three stars
2017-09 12/01/2019 82.87 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 59-2017511
Name in IRS Master File FRIENDS OF THE BASS MUSEUM INC
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 (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,168 1.83% Silvia Cubina Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bass Museum of Art (FL) 82.72 three stars
The Detroit Institute of Arts (MI) 88.58 three stars
San Diego Museum of Art (CA) 92.54 four stars
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.66 three stars
Hunter Museum of American Art (TN) 90.39 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
tel: (305) 673-7530
EIN: 59-2017511

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Board Leadership

George Lindemann
President

CEO

Silvia Karman Cubiñá
Executive Director

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