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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Brooklyn Museum

Bridging the world's artistic heritage and the experience of each visitor

four stars

90.45

200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238
tel: (718) 501-6326   Web Site
EIN: 11-1672743

Board Leadership
Barbara M. Vogelstein
Chairman

CEO
Anne Pasternak
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.45 four stars
  Financial 90.94 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Brooklyn Museum acts as a bridge between the rich artistic heritage of world cultures, as embodied in its collections, and the unique experience of each visitor. Dedicated to the primacy of the visitor experience, committed to excellence in every aspect of its collections and programs, and drawing on both new and traditional tools of communication, interpretation, and presentation, the Museum aims to serve its diverse public as a dynamic, innovative, and welcoming center for learning through the visual arts. One of the premier art institutions in the world, its permanent collections include more than one million objects, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, representing almost every culture in the world.

The Brooklyn Museum acts as a bridge between the rich artistic heritage of world cultures, as embodied in its collections, and the unique experience of each visitor. Dedicated to the primacy of the visitor experience, committed to excellence in every aspect of its collections and programs, and drawing on both new and traditional tools of communication, interpretation, and presentation, the Museum aims to serve its diverse public as a dynamic, innovative, and welcoming center for learning through the visual arts. One of the premier art institutions in the world, its permanent collections include more than one million objects, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, representing almost every culture in the world.

Financial

four stars

90.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.90
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brooklyn Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brooklyn Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brooklyn Museum (NY) 90.45 four stars
Farnsworth Art Museum (ME) 86.04 three stars
Taubman Museum of Art (VA) 85.59 three stars
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) 93.05 four stars
The Frick Pittsburgh (PA) 91.75 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,444,758
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $978,226
   Fundraising Events $2,082,183
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,258,613
Total Contributions $29,763,780
   Program Service Revenue $9,437,301
Total Primary Revenue $39,201,081
   Other Revenue $6,992,362
TOTAL REVENUE $46,193,443
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,939,710
   Administrative Expenses $5,889,199
   Fundraising Expenses $4,298,279
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $47,127,188
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-933,745
   
Net Assets $278,214,879

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
Curatorial $25,150,164 68.1%
Special Exhibitions $8,484,048 23.0%
Public Affairs $2,208,236 6.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 90.45 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 88.22 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 87.89 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 85.81 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 85.31 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.96 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 83.77 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 87.84 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 88.10 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 82.85 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 85.22 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 92.22 four stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 80.57 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 84.88 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 83.94 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 88.14 three stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 83.20 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 90.27 four stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 89.96 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 11-1672743
Name in IRS Master File BROOKLYN INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
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 (119) Other cultural or historical 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 June, 1935
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$517,960 1.09% Anne Pasternak Museum Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brooklyn Museum (NY) 90.45 four stars
Newfields (IN) 89.10 three stars
Dallas Museum of Art (TX) 94.11 four stars
The Columbus Museum (GA) 88.63 three stars
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238
tel: (718) 501-6326
fax: (718) 501-6136
EIN: 11-1672743

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Board Leadership

Barbara M. Vogelstein
Chairman

CEO

Anne Pasternak
Director

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