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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Joslyn Art Museum

Nebraska's largest and most distinguished art museum

four stars

91.77

2200 Dodge Street Omaha, NE 68102
tel: (402) 342-3300   Web Site
EIN: 47-0384577

Board Leadership
Paul G. Smith
Chairman

CEO
Jack F. Becker
Executive Director & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.77 four stars
  Financial 96.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As Nebraska's largest and most distinguished art museum, Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha has served as the premier center for visual art since opening in 1931. Joslyn's collection features work from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century European and American art; Joslyn is also renowned for its collection of art of the American West. In addition to the art galleries, Joslyn features a 1,000 seat concert hall, fountain court, education technology gallery, lecture hall, library, café, and gift shop. Several special exhibitions are presented each year, complementing the permanent collection and offering a broad range of art to everyone. Year-round musical performances, educational lectures by national and international scholars, and art classes for all ages further enhance the Joslyn experience.

As Nebraska's largest and most distinguished art museum, Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha has served as the premier center for visual art since opening in 1931. Joslyn's collection features work from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century European and American art; Joslyn is also renowned for its collection of art of the American West. In addition to the art galleries, Joslyn features a 1,000 seat concert hall, fountain court, education technology gallery, lecture hall, library, café, and gift shop. Several special exhibitions are presented each year, complementing the permanent collection and offering a broad range of art to everyone. Year-round musical performances, educational lectures by national and international scholars, and art classes for all ages further enhance the Joslyn experience.

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Financial

four stars

96.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.60
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Joslyn Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Joslyn Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77 four stars
Chrysler Museum of Art (VA) 88.89 three stars
Long Beach Museum of Art (CA) 89.30 three stars
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (MD) 91.69 four stars
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.00 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,207,645
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $152,937
   Fundraising Events $396,809
   Related Organizations $1,859,733
   Government Grants $293,668
Total Contributions $6,910,792
   Program Service Revenue $254,129
Total Primary Revenue $7,164,921
   Other Revenue $343,608
TOTAL REVENUE $7,508,529
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,310,040
   Administrative Expenses $915,930
   Fundraising Expenses $702,777
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,928,747
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-420,218
   
Net Assets $35,794,165

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
Exhibits $2,839,518 45.0%
Education $2,208,514 35.0%
Preservation $1,262,008 20.0%

Ratings History
Joslyn Art Museum has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 91.77 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 91.81 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.22 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.86 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 81.24 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 80.99 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 79.87 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 79.63 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.41 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.17 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 85.01 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 85.12 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 71.84 two stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 80.68 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 92.98 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 76.29 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 62.25 one star
2002-12 10/01/2003 57.04 one star
2001-12 04/15/2003 55.64 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 47-0384577
Name in IRS Master File JOSLYN ART MUSEUM
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
(62) Historical site, records or reenactment
(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 April, 1951
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$395,577 4.98% Jack Becker Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77 four stars
North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation (NC) 91.02 four stars
Milwaukee Art Museum (WI) 93.83 four stars
New Orleans Museum of Art (LA) 87.44 three stars
San Antonio Museum of Art (TX) 88.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102
tel: (402) 342-3300
fax: (402) 342-2376
EIN: 47-0384577

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Board Leadership

Paul G. Smith
Chairman

CEO

Jack F. Becker
Executive Director & CEO

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