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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Brooklyn Museum

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

three stars

85.31

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

Board Leadership
Elizabeth A. Sackler
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.31 three stars
  Financial 89.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

89.65

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.51
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.1%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brooklyn Museum (NY) 85.31 three stars
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MN) 91.45 four stars
Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA) 88.71 three stars
The Frick Pittsburgh (PA) 89.12 three stars
Farnsworth Art Museum (ME) 85.13 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,380,584
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,027,898
   Fundraising Events $1,756,829
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,758,264
Total Contributions $18,923,575
   Program Service Revenue $5,461,165
Total Primary Revenue $24,384,740
   Other Revenue $7,538,290
TOTAL REVENUE $31,923,030
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,142,446
   Administrative Expenses $6,088,945
   Fundraising Expenses $2,831,251
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $45,062,642
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,139,612
   
Net Assets $274,531,206

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
Collections, Preservation, and Exhibits $21,995,695 60.9%
Special Exhibitions $6,778,938 18.8%
Education $1,662,932 4.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-06 10/15/2002 95.19 four stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 87.21 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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$577,413 1.28% Arnold Lehman Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brooklyn Museum (NY) 85.31 three stars
Farnsworth Art Museum (ME) 85.13 three stars
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.86 four stars
Portland Art Museum (OR) 94.45 four stars
Chrysler Museum of Art (VA) 92.15 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

Elizabeth A. Sackler
Chair

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