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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

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

81.63

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

Board Leadership
Liz Walters
President

CEO
Sheila Hughes
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.63
  Financial 87.95
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

87.95

Accountability & Transparency

77.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
68.0%
  Administrative Expenses 20.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.08
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
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) 81.63
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (IL) 85.65
Dia Art Foundation (NY) 87.13
The Museum of Modern Art (NY) 87.92
Hyde Park Art Center (IL) 85.49

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,134,983
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $125,493
   Fundraising Events $571,494
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,831,970
   Program Service Revenue $648,491
Total Primary Revenue $3,480,461
   Other Revenue $209,034
TOTAL REVENUE $3,689,495
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,249,763
   Administrative Expenses $773,768
   Fundraising Expenses $300,171
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,323,702
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $365,793
   
Net Assets $18,567,677

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 $1,468,721 65.3%
Museum Store $359,613 16.0%
BIMA Bistro $315,106 14.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 81.63
2018-12 06/01/2020 81.58
2017-12 03/01/2020 79.87

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
$157,500 4.73% Sheila Hughes Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (WA) 81.63
Columbus Museum of Art (OH) 92.13
Dia Art Foundation (NY) 87.13
Orange County Museum of Art (CA) 86.91
The Phillips Collection (DC) 87.36

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Charity Contact Info

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

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249 Winslow Way East
Suite 300
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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Board Leadership

Liz Walters
President

CEO

Sheila Hughes
Executive Director

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