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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Cameron Art Museum

Enriching lives in our community through the presentation of the visual and performing arts

four stars

90.22

3201 South 17th Street Wilmington, NC 28412
tel: (910) 395-5999   Web Site
EIN: 56-0812213

Board Leadership
Jean G. Keller
Chair

CEO
Anne Brennan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.22 four stars
  Financial 91.63 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Cameron Art Museum provides a cultural gathering place which enriches the lives of museum visitors and our community through high quality exhibitions, dynamic public programs, unique events and educational opportunities in the visual and performing arts. The Cameron Art Museum's collection of fine arts, crafts, and design includes works of historical and contemporary importance by regional, national and international artists and artisans.

Cameron Art Museum provides a cultural gathering place which enriches the lives of museum visitors and our community through high quality exhibitions, dynamic public programs, unique events and educational opportunities in the visual and performing arts. The Cameron Art Museum's collection of fine arts, crafts, and design includes works of historical and contemporary importance by regional, national and international artists and artisans.

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Financial

four stars

91.63

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.65
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cameron Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cameron Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cameron Art Museum (NC) 90.22 four stars
The Speed Art Museum (KY) 93.16 four stars
Catalina Island Museum (CA) 90.45 four stars
The Mint Museums (NC) 92.04 four stars
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.66 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,918,987
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $105,509
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,024,496
   Program Service Revenue $471,181
Total Primary Revenue $2,495,677
   Other Revenue $360,287
TOTAL REVENUE $2,855,964
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,176,200
   Administrative Expenses $398,946
   Fundraising Expenses $251,290
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,826,436
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $29,528
   
Net Assets $20,058,066

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
Art Education $2,176,200 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 90.22 four stars
2018-06 04/01/2020 87.00 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 56-0812213
Name in IRS Master File LOUISE WELLS CAMERON ART MUSEUM
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 (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related 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, 1964
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
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,000 2.86% Anne Brennan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cameron Art Museum (NC) 90.22 four stars
Yellowstone Art Museum (MT) 86.78 three stars
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (MO) 86.46 three stars
Museum of Arts and Sciences (GA) 91.24 four stars
North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation (NC) 91.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cameron Art Museum
3201 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28412
tel: (910) 395-5999
EIN: 56-0812213

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Board Leadership

Jean G. Keller
Chair

CEO

Anne Brennan
Executive Director

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