Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Whitney Museum of American Art

Collecting, exhibiting, preserving, researching and interpreting American art

three stars

87.00

99 Gansevoort Street New York, NY 10014
tel: (212) 570-3600   Web Site
EIN: 13-1789318

Board Leadership
Susan K. Hess & Thomas E. Tuft
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Adam D. Weinberg
Alice Pratt Brown Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.00 three stars
  Financial 83.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As the preeminent institution devoted to the art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, with a special focus on works by living artists. The Whitney is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, and its collection - arguably the finest holding of twentieth-century American art in the world - is the Museum's key resource. The Museum's signature exhibition, the Biennial, is the country's leading survey of the most recent developments in American art.

As the preeminent institution devoted to the art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, with a special focus on works by living artists. The Whitney is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, and its collection - arguably the finest holding of twentieth-century American art in the world - is the Museum's key resource. The Museum's signature exhibition, the Biennial, is the country's leading survey of the most recent developments in American art.

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Financial

three stars

83.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
71.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.99
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Whitney Museum of American Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Whitney Museum of American Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $45,273,000
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $8,871,000
   Fundraising Events $4,313,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $214,000
Total Contributions $58,671,000
   Program Service Revenue $10,909,000
Total Primary Revenue $69,580,000
   Other Revenue $15,642,000
TOTAL REVENUE $85,222,000
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $59,112,000
   Administrative Expenses $13,381,000
   Fundraising Expenses $8,824,000
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $81,317,000
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,905,000
   
Net Assets $782,871,000

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$947,060 1.16% Adam D. Weinberg Alice Pratt Brown Director

Mission

As the preeminent institution devoted to the art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, with a special focus on works by living artists. The Whitney is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, and its collection - arguably the finest holding of twentieth-century American art in the world - is the Museum's key resource. The Museum's signature exhibition, the Biennial, is the country's leading survey of the most recent developments in American art.

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Charity Contact Info

Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014
tel: (212) 570-3600
TTY: (212) 671-5378
EIN: 13-1789318

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Board Leadership

Susan K. Hess & Thomas E. Tuft
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Adam D. Weinberg
Alice Pratt Brown Director