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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting art of lasting quality

four stars

91.37

401 Museum Drive, City Park Hagerstown, MD 21740
tel: (301) 739-5727   Web Site
EIN: 52-0607950

Board Leadership
Lee E. Stine, Jr.
President

CEO
Rebecca Massie Lane
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.37 four stars
  Financial 94.73 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Washington County Museum Of Fine Arts is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit art of lasting quality for the citizens of Hagerstown, Washington County, and the surrounding region. The mission is implemented through the development, interpretation, and care of art collections; creation of original and educational exhibitions; and presentation of interpretive lectures, concerts, films, art instruction, and other programs to ensure that visitors gain a better appreciation and understanding of the fine arts.

The mission of Washington County Museum Of Fine Arts is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit art of lasting quality for the citizens of Hagerstown, Washington County, and the surrounding region. The mission is implemented through the development, interpretation, and care of art collections; creation of original and educational exhibitions; and presentation of interpretive lectures, concerts, films, art instruction, and other programs to ensure that visitors gain a better appreciation and understanding of the fine arts.

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Financial

four stars

94.73

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.98
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Washington County Museum of Fine Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Washington County Museum of Fine Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (MD) 91.37 four stars
Brooklyn Museum (NY) 88.22 three stars
Mattatuck Museum (CT) 90.61 four stars
Catalina Island Museum (CA) 90.45 four stars
North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation (NC) 91.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $578,414
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $29,821
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $390,666
Total Contributions $998,901
   Program Service Revenue $18,966
Total Primary Revenue $1,017,867
   Other Revenue $942,788
TOTAL REVENUE $1,960,655
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,198,590
   Administrative Expenses $197,458
   Fundraising Expenses $81,833
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,477,881
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $482,774
   
Net Assets $21,298,911

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
Museum Operations and Maintenance $580,182 48.4%
Development and Care of Art Collections and Exhibitions $264,755 22.1%
Educational Activities and Public Events $251,327 21.0%

Ratings History
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2020 91.37 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 91.69 four 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 52-0607950
Name in IRS Master File WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 July, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,602 8.22% Rebecca Massie Lane Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (MD) 91.37 four stars
Tyler Museum of Art (TX) 90.42 four stars
Brooklyn Museum (NY) 88.22 three stars
American Visionary Art Museum (MD) 87.30 three stars
Portland Museum of Art (ME) 85.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
401 Museum Drive, City Park
Hagerstown, MD 21740
tel: (301) 739-5727
EIN: 52-0607950

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 423
Hagerstown, MD 21741

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Board Leadership

Lee E. Stine, Jr.
President

CEO

Rebecca Massie Lane
Director

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