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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

American Visionary Art Museum

Dedicated to the work of visionary artists

88.15

800 Key Highway Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (410) 244-1900   Web Site
EIN: 52-1608934

Board Leadership
Christopher Goelet
Chair

CEO
Rebecca Alban Hoffberger
Founder and Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.15
  Financial 92.55
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Visionary Art Museum's mission is to create and operate a museum and learning center dedicated to the work of visionary artists. Visionary art as defined for the purposes of the American Visionary Art Museum refers to art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from an innate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself.

The American Visionary Art Museum's mission is to create and operate a museum and learning center dedicated to the work of visionary artists. Visionary art as defined for the purposes of the American Visionary Art Museum refers to art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from an innate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself.

Financial

92.55

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.35
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Visionary Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Visionary Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Visionary Art Museum (MD) 88.15
Wadsworth Atheneum (CT) 92.01
San Antonio Museum of Art (TX) 88.68
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.04
Museum of Wisconsin Art (WI) 89.76

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,588,602
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $9,600
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,598,202
   Program Service Revenue $1,445,202
Total Primary Revenue $4,043,404
   Other Revenue $57,763
TOTAL REVENUE $4,101,167
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,713,123
   Administrative Expenses $354,604
   Fundraising Expenses $316,223
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,383,950
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $717,217
   
Net Assets $11,327,973

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
Annual Art Exhibitions $2,073,331 76.4%
Educational Events and Programs $471,999 17.4%
Facility Rental $167,793 6.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 88.15
2018-12 06/01/2020 87.30
2017-12 04/01/2020 87.01

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1608934
Name in IRS Master File THE AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM INC
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable 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 May, 1994
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
$166,789 4.92% Rebecca A. Hoffberger President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Visionary Art Museum (MD) 88.15
Chinati Foundation (TX) 85.08
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.04
Vero Beach Museum of Art (FL) 86.05
Timken Museum of Art (CA) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (410) 244-1900
fax: (410) 244-5858
EIN: 52-1608934

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Board Leadership

Christopher Goelet
Chair

CEO

Rebecca Alban Hoffberger
Founder and Director

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