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National Museum of Women in the Arts

The wonder of women in the arts

four stars

93.07

1250 New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20005
tel: (866) 875-4627   Web Site
EIN: 52-1238810

Board Leadership
Wilhelmina Cole Holladay
Chair of the Board

CEO
Susan Fisher Sterling
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.07 four stars
  Financial 94.36 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1981, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments. To fulfill this mission, the museum cares for and displays a permanent collection, presents special exhibitions, conducts education programs, maintains a Library and Research Center, publishes a quarterly magazine and books on women artists, and supports a network of state and international committees. NMWA also serves as a center for the performing and literary arts and other creative disciplines.

Incorporated in 1981, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments. To fulfill this mission, the museum cares for and displays a permanent collection, presents special exhibitions, conducts education programs, maintains a Library and Research Center, publishes a quarterly magazine and books on women artists, and supports a network of state and international committees. NMWA also serves as a center for the performing and literary arts and other creative disciplines.

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Financial

four stars

94.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.68
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Museum of Women in the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Museum of Women in the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) 93.07 four stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 85.90 three stars
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 85.39 three stars
San Jose Museum of Art (CA) 92.91 four stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 89.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,041,434
   Federated Campaigns $2,396
   Membership Dues $1,546,278
   Fundraising Events $560,191
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $374,990
Total Contributions $9,525,289
   Program Service Revenue $605,955
Total Primary Revenue $10,131,244
   Other Revenue $5,128,481
TOTAL REVENUE $15,259,725
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,318,541
   Administrative Expenses $1,697,742
   Fundraising Expenses $771,948
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,788,231
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,471,494
   
Net Assets $74,689,137

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
Exhibitions $2,863,726 34.4%
Outreach $2,535,066 30.5%
Curatorial & Library $1,787,784 21.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 93.07 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 83.56 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 93.75 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.59 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.00 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.28 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 90.28 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 92.23 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 88.61 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 85.14 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.37 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 71.78 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 67.07 one star
2008-06 10/01/2009 97.88 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 93.86 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 85.49 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 67.62 one star
2004-06 07/01/2005 71.06 two stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 55.26 one star
2002-06 09/01/2003 66.94 one star

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

EIN 52-1238810
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(91) Art exhibit
(61) Library
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 March, 1982
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$329,867 3.05% Susan Fisher Sterling Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) 93.07 four stars
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 85.39 three stars
McNay Art Museum (TX) 91.45 four stars
Salvador Dalí Museum (FL) 86.20 three stars
Woodmere Art Museum (PA) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (866) 875-4627
fax: (202) 393-3235
EIN: 52-1238810

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Board Leadership

Wilhelmina Cole Holladay
Chair of the Board

CEO

Susan Fisher Sterling
Director

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