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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Cincinnati Art Museum

We bring people and art together.

four stars

97.00

953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (877) 472-4226   Web Site
EIN: 31-0536653

Board Leadership
Jon R. Moeller
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Cameron Kitchin
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.00 four stars
  Financial 95.76 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Through the power of art, we contribute to a more vibrant Cincinnati by inspiring its people and connecting our communities.
We believe that a vibrant city integrates art and design into its civic agenda. Connecting people and art is central to this belief and at the core of all we do.
We believe that the story of art - past, present and future - enriches life, promotes a thriving creative economy, and links people and perspectives across cultures and history.
We believe that inspiration, empowerment, education and community building are the highest purposes of museum programs, exhibitions, collecting, conservation, interpretation, and scholarship.
We believe that the Cincinnati Art Museum can boldly lead our city and region forward in these pursuits.

Through the power of art, we contribute to a more vibrant Cincinnati by inspiring its people and connecting our communities.
We believe that a vibrant city integrates art and design into its civic agenda. Connecting people and art is central to this belief and at the core of all we do.
We believe that the story of art - past, present and future - enriches life, promotes a thriving creative economy, and links people and perspectives across cultures and history.
We believe that inspiration, empowerment, education and community building are the highest purposes of museum programs, exhibitions, collecting, conservation, interpretation, and scholarship.
We believe that the Cincinnati Art Museum can boldly lead our city and region forward in these pursuits.

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Financial

four stars

95.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.07
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cincinnati Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cincinnati Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cincinnati Art Museum (OH) 97.00 four stars
The Speed Art Museum (KY) 95.91 four stars
Dallas Museum of Art (TX) 88.64 three stars
Centre Pompidou Foundation (CA) 92.22 four stars
Nevada Museum of Art (NV) 88.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,068,408
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $455,597
   Fundraising Events $342,450
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,866,455
   Program Service Revenue $864,731
Total Primary Revenue $10,731,186
   Other Revenue $8,838,658
TOTAL REVENUE $19,569,844
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,094,632
   Administrative Expenses $2,257,677
   Fundraising Expenses $1,098,402
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,450,711
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,119,133
   
Net Assets $198,655,103

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
Museum Operations $12,094,632 100.0%

Ratings History
Cincinnati Art Museum has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 07/01/2019 97.00 four stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 94.04 four stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 95.55 four stars
2015-08 05/01/2017 94.18 four stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 90.28 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 90.44 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 88.96 three stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 92.79 four stars
2012-08 11/01/2013 91.76 four stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 89.99 three stars
2010-08 12/01/2011 82.62 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 85.58 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 12/22/2010 80.08 three stars
2008-08 08/01/2009 79.77 two stars
2007-08 12/17/2008 67.00 one star
2006-08 05/01/2008 43.76 zero star
2005-08 09/01/2006 82.89 three stars
2004-08 04/01/2005 87.06 three stars
2003-08 06/01/2004 87.82 three stars
2002-08 04/15/2003 87.88 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 31-0536653
Name in IRS Master File CINCINNATI MUSEUM ASSOCIATION
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 (46) Private school
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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, 1934
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$343,473 2.22% Lewis Cameron Kitchin Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cincinnati Art Museum (OH) 97.00 four stars
Mattatuck Museum (CT) 90.61 four stars
Dallas Museum of Art (TX) 88.64 three stars
The Speed Art Museum (KY) 95.91 four stars
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens (FL) 85.73 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (877) 472-4226
EIN: 31-0536653

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Board Leadership

Jon R. Moeller
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Cameron Kitchin
Director

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