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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Offering lifelong learning through the visual arts

four stars

91.62

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130
tel: (215) 684-7750   Web Site
EIN: 23-1365388

Board Leadership
Leslie Anne Miller
Chair

CEO
Timothy F. Rub
The George D. Widener Director, Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.62 four stars
  Financial 92.30 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 91.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest art museums in the United States, showcasing more than 2,000 years of exceptional human creativity in masterpieces of painting, sculpture, works on paper, decorative arts and architectural settings from Europe, Asia and the Americas. Founded in 1876, the Museum - in partnership with the city, the region, and art museums around the globe - seeks to preserve, enhance, interpret, and extend the reach of its great collections in particular, and the visual arts in general, to an increasingly diverse audience as a source of delight, illumination, and lifelong learning.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest art museums in the United States, showcasing more than 2,000 years of exceptional human creativity in masterpieces of painting, sculpture, works on paper, decorative arts and architectural settings from Europe, Asia and the Americas. Founded in 1876, the Museum - in partnership with the city, the region, and art museums around the globe - seeks to preserve, enhance, interpret, and extend the reach of its great collections in particular, and the visual arts in general, to an increasingly diverse audience as a source of delight, illumination, and lifelong learning.

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Financial

four stars

92.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

91.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.22
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Philadelphia Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Philadelphia Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA) 91.62 four stars
SculptureCenter (NY) 86.96 three stars
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.66 three stars
Timken Museum of Art (CA) 95.98 four stars
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX) 87.63 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $36,835,116
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,071,988
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,553,382
Total Contributions $51,460,486
   Program Service Revenue $7,599,122
Total Primary Revenue $59,059,608
   Other Revenue $14,760,831
TOTAL REVENUE $73,820,439
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $57,242,716
   Administrative Expenses $9,848,645
   Fundraising Expenses $5,567,677
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $72,659,038
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,161,401
   
Net Assets $914,806,009

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
Collection Care and Acquisitions $13,799,566 24.1%
Special Exhibition $5,081,313 8.9%
Education $4,013,678 7.0%

Ratings History
Philadelphia Museum of Art has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 91.62 four stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 91.10 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.00 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.71 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.15 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 87.64 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 89.54 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 83.59 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 89.88 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 92.82 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 96.28 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 97.64 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 98.33 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2008 94.76 four stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 97.43 four stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 75.76 two stars
2003-06 12/01/2004 76.48 two stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 78.92 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 88.14 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 23-1365388
Name in IRS Master File PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF 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
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 October, 1943
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$648,968 0.89% Timothy F. Rub Director, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$393,217 0.54% Gail M. Harrity President, COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA) 91.62 four stars
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 92.22 four stars
Academy Art Museum (MD) 85.84 three stars
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77 four stars
Long Beach Museum of Art (CA) 89.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
tel: (215) 684-7750
fax: (215) 236-0796
TTY: (215) 684-7600
EIN: 23-1365388

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 7646
Philadelphia, PA 19101

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Board Leadership

Leslie Anne Miller
Chair

CEO

Timothy F. Rub
The George D. Widener Director, Chief Executive Officer

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