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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Museum of Modern Art

Encouraging an ever deeper understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art

three stars

86.88

11 West 53rd Street New York, NY 10019
tel: (888) 999-8861   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624100

Board Leadership
Jerry I. Speyer
Chairman

CEO
Glenn D. Lowry
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.88 three stars
  Financial 81.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

81.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
74.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.84
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Museum of Modern Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Museum of Modern Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Museum of Modern Art (NY) 86.88 three stars
The Phillips Collection (DC) 85.57 three stars
The Institute of Contemporary Art (MA) 87.51 three stars
Hyde Park Art Center (IL) 87.95 three stars
SITE Santa Fe (NM) 85.10 three stars

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Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. Central to MoMA's mission is the encouragement of an ever deeper understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art by the diverse local, national, and international audiences that it serves. MoMA manifests this commitment by establishing, preserving, and documenting a permanent collection that reflects the vitality, complexity, and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art; by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of significance; by sustaining a library, archives, and conservation laboratory as international centers of research; and by supporting scholarship and publications of intellectual merit.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $121,540,021
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $4,086,667
   Fundraising Events $9,566,529
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $91,525
Total Contributions $135,284,742
   Program Service Revenue $35,085,880
Total Primary Revenue $170,370,622
   Other Revenue $215,032,241
TOTAL REVENUE $385,402,863
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $178,039,680
   Administrative Expenses $39,295,750
   Fundraising Expenses $12,800,652
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $230,136,082
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $155,266,781
   
Net Assets $1,337,707,802

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
Museum Operations $116,825,924 65.6%
Acquisitions $25,249,129 14.2%
Security Operation & Maintenance $35,964,627 20.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.88 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 90.49 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 91.47 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 88.53 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 87.96 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 84.29 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 81.36 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 73.23 two stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 87.87 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 82.60 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2008 96.42 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 94.79 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 93.06 four stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 81.82 three stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 88.38 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 90.49 four stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 91.88 four 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 13-1624100
Name in IRS Master File MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
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
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$1,212,687 0.52% Glenn D. Lowry Director
Other Salaries of Note
$1,469,847 0.63% James Gara Chief Operating Officer

Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. Central to MoMA's mission is the encouragement of an ever deeper understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art by the diverse local, national, and international audiences that it serves. MoMA manifests this commitment by establishing, preserving, and documenting a permanent collection that reflects the vitality, complexity, and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art; by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of significance; by sustaining a library, archives, and conservation laboratory as international centers of research; and by supporting scholarship and publications of intellectual merit.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Museum of Modern Art (NY) 86.88 three stars
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (TX) 86.47 three stars
The Phillips Collection (DC) 85.57 three stars
The Institute of Contemporary Art (MA) 87.51 three stars
SITE Santa Fe (NM) 85.10 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
tel: (888) 999-8861
EIN: 13-1624100

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Board Leadership

Jerry I. Speyer
Chairman

CEO

Glenn D. Lowry
Director

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