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National Museum of Wildlife Art

Nature Speaking

three stars

83.61

2820 Rungius Road Jackson, WY 83001
tel: (307) 733-5771   Web Site
EIN: 74-2431071

Board Leadership
Scott Kirkpatrick
Chairman

CEO
Steve Seamons
Museum Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.61 three stars
  Financial 76.83 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Museum of Wildlife Art opened to the public in 1987 and moved to its current facility in 1994. Our mission is to collect, display, interpret, and preserve the highest quality North American wildlife art, supplemented by wildlife art found throughout the world. The 51,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building allows for expanded exhibition space, museum programs and educational programming, and is comprised of 14 exhibition galleries, an interactive gallery for children, a conference room, two full-size classrooms, and a 200-seat auditorium. The Museum's permanent and temporary exhibitions are augmented with innovative educational and scholarly programs emphasizing art appreciation, art history, natural science, creative writing, and American history. The Museum is an important educational center and meeting place for the Jackson Hole region.

The National Museum of Wildlife Art opened to the public in 1987 and moved to its current facility in 1994. Our mission is to collect, display, interpret, and preserve the highest quality North American wildlife art, supplemented by wildlife art found throughout the world. The 51,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building allows for expanded exhibition space, museum programs and educational programming, and is comprised of 14 exhibition galleries, an interactive gallery for children, a conference room, two full-size classrooms, and a 200-seat auditorium. The Museum's permanent and temporary exhibitions are augmented with innovative educational and scholarly programs emphasizing art appreciation, art history, natural science, creative writing, and American history. The Museum is an important educational center and meeting place for the Jackson Hole region.

Financial

two stars

76.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
64.3%
  Administrative Expenses 25.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.25
  Program Expenses Growth -3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Museum of Wildlife Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Museum of Wildlife Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of Wildlife Art (WY) 83.61 three stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 85.90 three stars
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 85.39 three stars
The Parrish Art Museum (NY) 86.23 three stars
Albright-Knox Art Gallery (NY) 90.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,612,262
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,650
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,635,912
   Program Service Revenue $769,660
Total Primary Revenue $4,405,572
   Other Revenue $628,484
TOTAL REVENUE $5,034,056
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,886,802
   Administrative Expenses $1,169,061
   Fundraising Expenses $482,944
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,538,807
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $495,249
   
Net Assets $28,989,779

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
Exhibits $1,728,886 59.6%
Educational Programs for Children $506,121 17.5%
Museum Membership $274,407 9.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-04 06/01/2019 83.61 three stars
2017-04 07/01/2018 82.88 three stars
2016-04 11/01/2017 85.18 three stars
2015-04 11/01/2016 89.49 three stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 91.85 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 09/01/2015 92.24 four stars
2013-04 10/01/2014 92.67 four stars
2012-04 08/01/2013 91.13 four stars
2011-04 06/01/2012 86.11 three stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 77.70 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 07/01/2011 69.25 one star
2009-04 11/24/2010 73.38 two stars
2008-04 10/01/2009 79.67 two stars
2007-04 09/01/2008 95.59 four stars
2006-04 06/01/2007 81.99 three stars
2005-04 09/01/2006 91.19 four stars
2004-04 08/01/2005 86.97 three stars
2003-04 03/01/2005 87.51 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 74-2431071
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WILDLIFE ART OF THE UNITED STATES
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 November, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,066 3.10% Steven Seamons Museum Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of Wildlife Art (WY) 83.61 three stars
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 85.39 three stars
Woodmere Art Museum (PA) 94.69 four stars
The Parrish Art Museum (NY) 86.23 three stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 85.90 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Museum of Wildlife Art
2820 Rungius Road
Jackson, WY 83001
tel: (307) 733-5771
fax: (307) 733-5787
EIN: 74-2431071

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 6825
Jackson, WY 83002

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Board Leadership

Scott Kirkpatrick
Chairman

CEO

Steve Seamons
Museum Director

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