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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Integrating art into the lives of people

four stars

92.24

1130 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 884-6428   Web Site
EIN: 95-1664122

Board Leadership
Betsy Atwater
Chair

CEO
Larry J. Feinberg
Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.24 four stars
  Financial 89.03 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art's (SBMA) mission is to integrate art into the lives of people. We believe in the power of art to ignite imagination, stimulate thought, and generate experiences that are personally rewarding. Since its founding in 1941, SBMA has developed a unique identity. Influenced by the community as a whole and by individual collectors of major importance, the holdings of the Museum have taken on a character specific to this institution. SBMA's strong education and outreach program is multi-faceted: docent-led tours for children and adults, classroom slide talks, family days at the Museum, teacher workshops, lectures, adult education classes, and studio art classes for all ages at the Ridley-Tree Education Center at McCormick House.

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art's (SBMA) mission is to integrate art into the lives of people. We believe in the power of art to ignite imagination, stimulate thought, and generate experiences that are personally rewarding. Since its founding in 1941, SBMA has developed a unique identity. Influenced by the community as a whole and by individual collectors of major importance, the holdings of the Museum have taken on a character specific to this institution. SBMA's strong education and outreach program is multi-faceted: docent-led tours for children and adults, classroom slide talks, family days at the Museum, teacher workshops, lectures, adult education classes, and studio art classes for all ages at the Ridley-Tree Education Center at McCormick House.

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Financial

three stars

89.03

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.12
  Program Expenses Growth -5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Santa Barbara Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Santa Barbara Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) 92.24 four stars
Hunter Museum of American Art (TN) 90.39 four stars
San Diego Museum of Art (CA) 92.54 four stars
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX) 88.15 three stars
Saginaw Art Museum (MI) 87.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,786,510
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $681,604
   Fundraising Events $582,120
   Related Organizations $80,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,130,234
   Program Service Revenue $1,636,728
Total Primary Revenue $12,766,962
   Other Revenue $3,837,713
TOTAL REVENUE $16,604,675
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,715,666
   Administrative Expenses $1,245,554
   Fundraising Expenses $518,869
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,480,089
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,124,586
   
Net Assets $101,875,639

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
Curatorial $4,193,652 62.4%
Member Tours $1,222,650 18.2%
Education $1,168,415 17.4%

Ratings History
Santa Barbara Museum of Art has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 03/01/2019 92.24 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.74 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.78 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.97 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 97.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 96.83 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 89.86 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 96.79 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 81.52 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 81.79 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 83.18 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 79.68 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 84.14 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 98.50 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 84.08 three stars
2004-09 01/01/2006 74.95 two stars
2003-09 07/01/2005 82.35 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 95-1664122
Name in IRS Master File SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
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 (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Ruling Date April, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$206,611 2.43% Larry J. Feinberg Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) 92.24 four stars
Saginaw Art Museum (MI) 87.33 three stars
The Bronx Museum of the Arts (NY) 90.57 four stars
The Barnes Foundation (PA) 89.61 three stars
Delaware Art Museum (DE) 87.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 884-6428
fax: (805) 966-6840
EIN: 95-1664122

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Board Leadership

Betsy Atwater
Chair

CEO

Larry J. Feinberg
Director, CEO

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