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SculptureCenter

Leading the conversation on contemporary art by supporting artistic innovation and independent thought

three stars

86.96

44-19 Purves Street Long Island City, NY 11101
tel: (718) 361-1750   Web Site
EIN: 13-1669204

Board Leadership
Andreas Beroutsos
Chair

CEO
Christian Rattemeyer
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.96 three stars
  Financial 89.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SculptureCenter leads the conversation on contemporary art by supporting artistic innovation and independent thought highlighting sculpture's specific potential to change the way we engage with the world. Positioning artists' work in larger cultural, historical, and aesthetic contexts, SculptureCenter discerns and interprets emerging ideas. Founded by artists in 1928, SculptureCenter provides an international forum that connects artists and audiences by presenting exhibitions, commissioning new work, and generating scholarship.

SculptureCenter leads the conversation on contemporary art by supporting artistic innovation and independent thought highlighting sculpture's specific potential to change the way we engage with the world. Positioning artists' work in larger cultural, historical, and aesthetic contexts, SculptureCenter discerns and interprets emerging ideas. Founded by artists in 1928, SculptureCenter provides an international forum that connects artists and audiences by presenting exhibitions, commissioning new work, and generating scholarship.

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Financial

three stars

89.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.77
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SculptureCenter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SculptureCenter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SculptureCenter (NY) 86.96 three stars
Newfields (IN) 90.91 four stars
The Bronx Museum of the Arts (NY) 90.57 four stars
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX) 87.63 three stars
Mattatuck Museum (CT) 90.61 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $842,024
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $539,869
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $406,004
Total Contributions $1,787,897
   Program Service Revenue $22,007
Total Primary Revenue $1,809,904
   Other Revenue $60,622
TOTAL REVENUE $1,870,526
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,320,968
   Administrative Expenses $134,907
   Fundraising Expenses $388,817
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,844,692
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,834
   
Net Assets $6,548,720

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
2017-08 12/01/2019 86.96 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 13-1669204
Name in IRS Master File SCULPTURE CENTER INC
NTEE Code A40
NTEE Classification Visual Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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, 1944
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, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,337 8.74% Mary Ceruti Executive Director, Chief Curator

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SculptureCenter (NY) 86.96 three stars
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 92.22 four stars
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation (VA) 90.47 four stars
The Frick Pittsburgh (PA) 91.75 four stars
The Cleveland Museum of Art (OH) 89.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

SculptureCenter
44-19 Purves Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
tel: (718) 361-1750
EIN: 13-1669204

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Board Leadership

Andreas Beroutsos
Chair

CEO

Christian Rattemeyer
Director

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