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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Museum of Arts & Design

Dedicated to the collection and exhibition of contemporary objects

84.18

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

Board Leadership
Michele Cohen
Chair

CEO
Terry Skoda
Interim Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.18
  Financial 78.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

78.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
71.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.26
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
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) 84.18
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (PA) 89.44
Smithsonian Institution (DC) 89.28
Exploratorium (CA) 87.23
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center (CA) 90.15

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,572,278
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $431,831
   Fundraising Events $1,944,335
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $199,840
Total Contributions $19,148,284
   Program Service Revenue $769,629
Total Primary Revenue $19,917,913
   Other Revenue $2,652,596
TOTAL REVENUE $22,570,509
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,878,025
   Administrative Expenses $1,260,355
   Fundraising Expenses $2,916,400
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,054,780
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,515,729
   
Net Assets $93,926,331

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 $6,475,688 65.6%
Education and Programming $3,402,337 34.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 84.18
2018-12 05/01/2020 83.81
2017-12 04/01/2019 83.32
2016-12 05/01/2018 84.59
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.47
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.59
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 78.53
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.65
2012-12 04/01/2014 84.14
2011-12 04/01/2013 87.20
2010-12 04/01/2012 87.53
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.40
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 89.81
2008-12 05/01/2010 87.18
2007-12 02/01/2009 75.50
2006-12 03/01/2008 80.69
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.96
2004-12 01/01/2006 75.13
2003-12 12/01/2004 75.46
2002-12 02/01/2004 73.29

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)
(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
$396,827 2.82% Christopher J. Scoates Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Arts & Design (NY) 84.18
Hagley Museum and Library (DE) 90.97
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center (CA) 90.15
Cape Ann Museum (MA) 93.77
Roberson Museum and Science Center (NY) 90.85

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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

Terry Skoda
Interim Director

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