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National Museum of Women in the Arts

The wonder of women in the arts

three stars

83.56

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 83.56 three stars
  Financial 96.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

four stars

96.62

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.46
  Program Expenses Growth 15.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
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) 83.56 three stars
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 90.77 four stars
Museum of Latin American Art (CA) 88.18 three stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 86.15 three stars
Albright-Knox Art Gallery (NY) 86.66 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,858,579
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,215,352
   Fundraising Events $598,196
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $93,588
Total Contributions $13,765,715
   Program Service Revenue $480,951
Total Primary Revenue $14,246,666
   Other Revenue $2,208,890
TOTAL REVENUE $16,455,556
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,341,526
   Administrative Expenses $1,682,930
   Fundraising Expenses $645,850
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,670,306
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,785,250
   
Net Assets $69,540,293

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 & Conservation Activities $2,052,919 28.0%
Education & Interpretation $4,453,016 60.7%
Exhibition Expenses $835,591 11.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-06 10/15/2002 71.36 two 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 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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$319,291 3.30% Susan Sterling Fisher Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) 83.56 three stars
The Parrish Art Museum (NY) 86.52 three stars
Tacoma Art Museum (WA) 92.35 four stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 86.15 three stars
San Jose Museum of Art (CA) 87.07 three 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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