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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Offering lifelong learning through the visual arts

three stars

89.89

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130
tel: (215) 763-8100   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 89.89 three stars
  Financial 88.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 91.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

88.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

91.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.70
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
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) 89.89 three stars
The Mint Museums (NC) 92.60 four stars
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX) 88.02 three stars
Telfair Museum of Art (GA) 85.42 three stars
Saginaw Art Museum (MI) 87.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $50,948,172
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,070,319
   Fundraising Events $610,216
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $18,241,972
Total Contributions $74,870,679
   Program Service Revenue $7,560,874
Total Primary Revenue $82,431,553
   Other Revenue $29,362,091
TOTAL REVENUE $111,793,644
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $54,980,469
   Administrative Expenses $10,481,015
   Fundraising Expenses $6,079,029
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $71,540,513
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $40,253,131
   
Net Assets $949,240,568

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 $35,787,114 65.1%
Education $9,692,878 17.6%
Auxiliary Activities $9,500,477 17.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 89.89 three stars
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

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)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$672,395 0.93% Timothy F. Rub Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA) 89.89 three stars
Huntington Museum of Art (WV) 87.51 three stars
San Antonio Museum of Art (TX) 86.43 three stars
National Gallery of Art (DC) 88.48 three stars
Wadsworth Atheneum (CT) 90.72 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
tel: (215) 763-8100
fax: (215) 236-4465
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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