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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

New Orleans Museum of Art

Exhibiting, interpreting, and conserving works of art from ancient to modern times

three stars

87.44

One Collins Diboll Circle City Park
New Orleans, LA 70124
tel: (504) 658-4127   Web Site
EIN: 72-6000331

Board Leadership
Janice Parmelee
President

CEO
Susan M. Taylor
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.44 three stars
  Financial 83.69 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) is the largest art museum in the Gulf South region, with a mission to inspire the love of art; to collect, preserve, exhibit and present excellence in the visual arts; and to educate, challenge and engage a diverse public. Founded in 1910, NOMA expanded in 1970, and again in 1993 to its current size of 130,750 square feet. The museum's permanent collection, which encompasses almost 40,000 objects spanning over 5,000 years, is noted for its strengths in French and American art, photography, and decorative arts, as well as its African, Japanese, and Louisiana collections. In 2003, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden opened on a five-acre site adjacent to the museum. Home to over 60 sculptures by 20th- and 21st-century artists, the garden invites visitors to explore meandering footpaths, 150-year-old live oaks, and many other indigenous plants.

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) is the largest art museum in the Gulf South region, with a mission to inspire the love of art; to collect, preserve, exhibit and present excellence in the visual arts; and to educate, challenge and engage a diverse public. Founded in 1910, NOMA expanded in 1970, and again in 1993 to its current size of 130,750 square feet. The museum's permanent collection, which encompasses almost 40,000 objects spanning over 5,000 years, is noted for its strengths in French and American art, photography, and decorative arts, as well as its African, Japanese, and Louisiana collections. In 2003, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden opened on a five-acre site adjacent to the museum. Home to over 60 sculptures by 20th- and 21st-century artists, the garden invites visitors to explore meandering footpaths, 150-year-old live oaks, and many other indigenous plants.

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Financial

three stars

83.69

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
62.2%
  Administrative Expenses 25.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.27
  Program Expenses Growth 19.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Orleans Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Orleans Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Orleans Museum of Art (LA) 87.44 three stars
Allentown Art Museum (PA) 90.00 four stars
Catalina Island Museum (CA) 90.45 four stars
National Gallery of Art (DC) 88.21 three stars
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (MD) 91.37 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,426,528
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $895,632
   Fundraising Events $2,726,049
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $163,931
Total Contributions $18,212,140
   Program Service Revenue $651,660
Total Primary Revenue $18,863,800
   Other Revenue $-749,047
TOTAL REVENUE $18,114,753
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,615,979
   Administrative Expenses $2,651,236
   Fundraising Expenses $1,284,384
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,551,599
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,563,154
   
Net Assets $79,253,972

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 Department Services $4,356,654 50.6%
Exhibition Services $3,429,429 39.8%
Education Division $653,675 7.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.44 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.17 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.85 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.51 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 82.85 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 90.07 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 81.23 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 77.86 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 85.50 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.83 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 72.47 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 80.52 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 70.50 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 78.09 two stars
2005-12 06/01/2007 62.99 one star
2004-12 04/01/2006 76.80 two stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 74.62 two stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 70.23 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 67.35 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 72-6000331
Name in IRS Master File NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(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 January, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$370,492 2.95% Susan M. Taylor Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Orleans Museum of Art (LA) 87.44 three stars
The Barnes Foundation (PA) 89.61 three stars
Mattatuck Museum (CT) 90.61 four stars
Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA) 91.62 four stars
Centre Pompidou Foundation (CA) 88.21 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Orleans Museum of Art
One Collins Diboll Circle
City Park
New Orleans, LA 70124
tel: (504) 658-4127
fax: (504) 658-4199
EIN: 72-6000331

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 19123
New Orleans, LA 70179

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Board Leadership

Janice Parmelee
President

CEO

Susan M. Taylor
Director

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