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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Museum of Arts & Design

Dedicated to the collection and exhibition of contemporary objects

three stars

83.81

Two Columbus Circle New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 299-7777   Web Site
EIN: 13-3585408

Board Leadership
Michele Cohen
Chair

CEO
Chris Scoates
Nanette L. Laitman Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.81 three stars
  Financial 78.21 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For nearly half a century, the Museum of Arts & Design (MAD) - formerly the American Craft Museum - has served as the country's premier institution dedicated to the collection and exhibition of contemporary objects created in media such as clay, glass, wood, metal, and fiber. The Museum of Arts and Design collects, displays, and interprets objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design. In its exhibitions and educational programs, the Museum celebrates the creative process through which materials are crafted into works that enhance contemporary life.

For nearly half a century, the Museum of Arts & Design (MAD) - formerly the American Craft Museum - has served as the country's premier institution dedicated to the collection and exhibition of contemporary objects created in media such as clay, glass, wood, metal, and fiber. The Museum of Arts and Design collects, displays, and interprets objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design. In its exhibitions and educational programs, the Museum celebrates the creative process through which materials are crafted into works that enhance contemporary life.

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Financial

two stars

78.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
73.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.76
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Museum of Arts & Design on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Museum of Arts & Design on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Arts & Design (NY) 83.81 three stars
Morris Museum (NJ) 86.17 three stars
Museum of Arts & Sciences (FL) 88.63 three stars
Roberson Museum and Science Center (NY) 85.00 three stars
Historic Deerfield (MA) 95.25 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,086,336
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $452,791
   Fundraising Events $1,977,697
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $96,012
Total Contributions $8,612,836
   Program Service Revenue $659,168
Total Primary Revenue $9,272,004
   Other Revenue $2,392,568
TOTAL REVENUE $11,664,572
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,294,823
   Administrative Expenses $1,001,783
   Fundraising Expenses $2,507,021
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,803,627
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,139,055
   
Net Assets $83,110,662

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 $5,968,119 64.2%
Education and Programming $3,326,704 35.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 83.81 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 83.32 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 84.59 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.47 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.59 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 78.53 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.65 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 84.14 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 87.20 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 87.53 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.40 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 89.81 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 87.18 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 75.50 two stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 80.69 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.96 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 75.13 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 75.46 two stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 73.29 two 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 13-3585408
Name in IRS Master File MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN
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 (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
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 February, 1992
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
$180,289 1.40% Christopher J. Scoates Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Arts & Design (NY) 83.81 three stars
Hagley Museum and Library (DE) 91.96 four stars
Roberson Museum and Science Center (NY) 85.00 three stars
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center (CA) 91.95 four stars
Bennington Museum (VT) 86.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Museum of Arts & Design
Two Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 299-7777
EIN: 13-3585408

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Board Leadership

Michele Cohen
Chair

CEO

Chris Scoates
Nanette L. Laitman Director

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