Disable all preview features

Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

Connecting people with the contemporary art and craft of the Puget Sound region

three stars

81.58

550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
tel: (206) 842-4451   Web Site
EIN: 27-0183255

Board Leadership
Ralph Siegel
President

CEO
Sheila Hughes
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.58 three stars
  Financial 87.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) is to inspire curiosity, wonder and understanding by connecting people with the contemporary art and craft of the Puget Sound region. Since opening its LEED Gold certified building in 2013, BIMA has become the cultural living room for the local community. The Museum's galleries, auditorium, Bistro, Store and plaza buzz with a variety of events covering the entire artistic spectrum. BIMA's exhibitions feature recognized masters and emerging artists, with major exhibitions changing three times per year. Looking toward the future, BIMA continues to grow as an organization and expand artistic and educational programming, providing new ways for the community to engage with and learn from the breathtaking and thought-provoking art and craft of the Puget Sound Region.

The mission of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) is to inspire curiosity, wonder and understanding by connecting people with the contemporary art and craft of the Puget Sound region. Since opening its LEED Gold certified building in 2013, BIMA has become the cultural living room for the local community. The Museum's galleries, auditorium, Bistro, Store and plaza buzz with a variety of events covering the entire artistic spectrum. BIMA's exhibitions feature recognized masters and emerging artists, with major exhibitions changing three times per year. Looking toward the future, BIMA continues to grow as an organization and expand artistic and educational programming, providing new ways for the community to engage with and learn from the breathtaking and thought-provoking art and craft of the Puget Sound Region.

Impact Information

data icon Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information on our rated profile pages. Each partner collects this data directly from nonprofits and provides updates to Charity Navigator when available.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. This will indicate your interest and encourage the nonprofit to share data with partners that are currently collecting information.

Financial

three stars

87.77

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
67.4%
  Administrative Expenses 19.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.99
  Program Expenses Growth 28.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (WA) 81.58 three stars
Dia Art Foundation (NY) 90.06 four stars
SITE Santa Fe (NM) 88.78 three stars
Whitney Museum of American Art (NY) 87.00 three stars
Mattress Factory (PA) 88.31 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,753,621
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $132,912
   Fundraising Events $730,677
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,617,210
   Program Service Revenue $631,592
Total Primary Revenue $3,248,802
   Other Revenue $131,062
TOTAL REVENUE $3,379,864
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,202,191
   Administrative Expenses $552,479
   Fundraising Expenses $379,178
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,133,848
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $246,016
   
Net Assets $17,730,508

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 Exhibitions and Community Programs $1,347,699 61.2%
Museum Store $354,054 16.1%
BIMA Bistro $342,288 15.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 81.58 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2020 79.87 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 27-0183255
Name in IRS Master File BAINBRIDGE ISLAND MUSEUM OF ART
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 November, 2009
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$143,500 4.57% Sheila Hughes Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (WA) 81.58 three stars
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA) 86.81 three stars
Dia Art Foundation (NY) 90.06 four stars
The Contemporary Austin (TX) 88.15 three stars
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (IL) 88.63 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
550 Winslow Way East
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
tel: (206) 842-4451
EIN: 27-0183255

Mail donations to:
249 Winslow Way East
Suite 300
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Ralph Siegel
President

CEO

Sheila Hughes
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.