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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Cincinnati Art Museum

We bring people and art together.

96.66

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

Board Leadership
Andrew E. DeWitt
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Cameron Kitchin
Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66
  Financial 95.29
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

95.29

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.80
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
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) 96.66
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OK) 88.51
Catalina Island Museum (CA) 89.36
Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY) 92.10
National Gallery of Art (DC) 88.48

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,427,621
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $464,012
   Fundraising Events $280,919
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,172,552
   Program Service Revenue $424,412
Total Primary Revenue $12,596,964
   Other Revenue $9,121,603
TOTAL REVENUE $21,718,567
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,312,894
   Administrative Expenses $2,451,106
   Fundraising Expenses $1,210,077
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,974,077
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,744,490
   
Net Assets $216,722,334

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 $13,312,894 100.0%

Ratings History
Cincinnati Art Museum has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 04/01/2021 96.66
2018-08 07/01/2019 97.00
2017-08 08/01/2018 94.04
2016-08 12/01/2017 95.55
2015-08 05/01/2017 94.18
2015-08 10/01/2016 90.28
2014-08 06/01/2016 90.44
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 88.96
2013-08 12/22/2014 92.79
2012-08 11/01/2013 91.76
2011-08 07/01/2012 89.99
2010-08 12/01/2011 82.62
2009-08 09/20/2011 85.58
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 12/22/2010 80.08
2008-08 08/01/2009 79.77
2007-08 12/17/2008 67.00
2006-08 05/01/2008 43.76
2005-08 09/01/2006 82.89
2004-08 04/01/2005 87.06
2003-08 06/01/2004 87.82

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
$351,571 2.07% Lewis Cameron Kitchin Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cincinnati Art Museum (OH) 96.66
Dayton Art Institute (OH) 88.14
Worcester Art Museum (MA) 86.77
Mattatuck Museum (CT) 90.87
Florence Griswold Museum (CT) 88.52

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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

Andrew E. DeWitt
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Cameron Kitchin
Director

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