Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Speed Art Museum

Bringing great art and people together

four stars

93.16

2035 South Third Street Louisville, KY 40208
tel: (502) 634-2700   Web Site
EIN: 61-0444823

Board Leadership
Brooke Brown Barzun
Chair

CEO
Stephen Reily Ghislain d’Humières
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.16 four stars
  Financial 93.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1927, the Speed Art Museum is Kentucky's oldest and largest art museum with over 12,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Its extensive collection spans 6,000 years, ranging from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art, including 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting; 18th century French art; Renaissance and Baroque tapestries; contemporary American painting and sculpture; African and Native American works and paintings; and sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts by Kentucky artists. The Speed has brought major exhibitions of photography, painting, design, and sculpture to the region to help fulfill its ambitious mission: bringing great art and people together. The museum serves more than 180,000 visitors annually.

Established in 1927, the Speed Art Museum is Kentucky's oldest and largest art museum with over 12,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Its extensive collection spans 6,000 years, ranging from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art, including 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting; 18th century French art; Renaissance and Baroque tapestries; contemporary American painting and sculpture; African and Native American works and paintings; and sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts by Kentucky artists. The Speed has brought major exhibitions of photography, painting, design, and sculpture to the region to help fulfill its ambitious mission: bringing great art and people together. The museum serves more than 180,000 visitors annually.

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Financial

four stars

93.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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 18.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.82
  Program Expenses Growth 41.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Speed Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Speed Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,806,288
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $523,305
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,329,593
   Program Service Revenue $1,058,625
Total Primary Revenue $4,388,218
   Other Revenue $3,084,536
TOTAL REVENUE $7,472,754
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,241,020
   Administrative Expenses $2,423,310
   Fundraising Expenses $466,504
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,130,834
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,658,080
   
Net Assets $135,689,396

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$73,077 0.55% Stephen Reily Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$333,836 2.54% Ghislain D'Humieres Former Director

Mission

Established in 1927, the Speed Art Museum is Kentucky's oldest and largest art museum with over 12,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Its extensive collection spans 6,000 years, ranging from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art, including 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting; 18th century French art; Renaissance and Baroque tapestries; contemporary American painting and sculpture; African and Native American works and paintings; and sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts by Kentucky artists. The Speed has brought major exhibitions of photography, painting, design, and sculpture to the region to help fulfill its ambitious mission: bringing great art and people together. The museum serves more than 180,000 visitors annually.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Speed Art Museum (KY) 93.16 four stars
Denver Art Museum (CO) 88.77 three stars
San Antonio Museum of Art (TX) 88.54 three stars
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (CA) 88.06 three stars
SculptureCenter (NY) 86.96 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208
tel: (502) 634-2700
EIN: 61-0444823

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Board Leadership

Brooke Brown Barzun
Chair

CEO

Stephen Reily Ghislain d’Humières
Director