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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Norton Museum of Art

Preserving for the future the beautiful things of the past

three stars

83.50

1451 South Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401
tel: (561) 832-5196   Web Site
EIN: 59-0624432

Board Leadership
Harry Howell
Chairman

CEO
Hope Alswang
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.50 three stars
  Financial 79.43 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

79.43

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 20.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.70
  Program Expenses Growth -5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Norton Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Norton Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Norton Museum of Art (FL) 83.50 three stars
Grand Rapids Art Museum (MI) 91.09 four stars
Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY) 92.31 four stars
Long Beach Museum of Art (CA) 91.25 four stars
Hammer Museum (CA) 91.07 four stars

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Founded in 1941, The Norton Museum of Art is a major cultural attraction in Florida. The Museum is internationally known for its distinguished permanent collection featuring over 5,000 works concentrated in 19th and 20th century European and American art, Chinese art, Contemporary art and Photography. From its founding, the Norton has been famous for its masterpieces of 19th century and 20th century painting and sculpture by European artists such as Brancusi, Gauguin, Matisse, Miró, Monet, Picasso and by Americans such as Davis, Hassam, Hopper, Manship, O'Keeffe, Pollock and Sheeler. Expanding collections of Contemporary art and Photography are changing the face of the Norton's exhibition schedule.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,881,853
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,483,252
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $732,133
Total Contributions $19,097,238
   Program Service Revenue $556,814
Total Primary Revenue $19,654,052
   Other Revenue $2,769,671
TOTAL REVENUE $22,423,723
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,730,862
   Administrative Expenses $3,420,890
   Fundraising Expenses $729,493
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,881,245
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,542,478
   
Net Assets $112,683,407

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
Exhibitions $5,032,699 65.1%
Education $1,733,291 22.4%
Acquisitions and Conservation $964,872 12.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 03/01/2017 83.50 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 81.99 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 86.20 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 88.57 three stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 91.03 four stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 85.21 three stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 82.22 three stars
2010-09 12/23/2011 77.91 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 82.16 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 75.69 two stars
2008-09 04/01/2010 85.66 three stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 88.49 three stars
2006-09 09/01/2007 87.69 three stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 82.41 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 61.83 one star
2003-09 11/01/2004 87.80 three stars
2002-09 12/01/2003 79.63 two stars
2001-09 04/15/2003 86.93 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 59-0624432
Name in IRS Master File NORTON MUSEUM OF ART INC
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 (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 1961
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$310,000 2.60% Hope Alswang Executive Director, CEO

Founded in 1941, The Norton Museum of Art is a major cultural attraction in Florida. The Museum is internationally known for its distinguished permanent collection featuring over 5,000 works concentrated in 19th and 20th century European and American art, Chinese art, Contemporary art and Photography. From its founding, the Norton has been famous for its masterpieces of 19th century and 20th century painting and sculpture by European artists such as Brancusi, Gauguin, Matisse, Miró, Monet, Picasso and by Americans such as Davis, Hassam, Hopper, Manship, O'Keeffe, Pollock and Sheeler. Expanding collections of Contemporary art and Photography are changing the face of the Norton's exhibition schedule.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Norton Museum of Art (FL) 83.50 three stars
Hunter Museum of American Art (TN) 85.44 three stars
C.M. Russell Museum (MT) 90.37 four stars
Cincinnati Art Museum (OH) 94.18 four stars
National Gallery of Art (DC) 89.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Norton Museum of Art
1451 South Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
tel: (561) 832-5196
EIN: 59-0624432

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Board Leadership

Harry Howell
Chairman

CEO

Hope Alswang
Executive Director, CEO

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