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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Integrating art into the lives of people

four stars

93.82

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

Board Leadership
Patricia Aoyama
Chair

CEO
Larry J. Feinberg
Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.82 four stars
  Financial 91.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

four stars

91.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.88
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
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) 93.82 four stars
Storm King Art Center (NY) 89.66 three stars
Worcester Art Museum (MA) 87.66 three stars
Dallas Museum of Art (TX) 88.64 three stars
Philbrook Museum of Art (OK) 89.16 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,261,806
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $694,226
   Fundraising Events $214,156
   Related Organizations $46,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,216,188
   Program Service Revenue $1,514,606
Total Primary Revenue $9,730,794
   Other Revenue $4,643,269
TOTAL REVENUE $14,374,063
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,072,558
   Administrative Expenses $1,165,034
   Fundraising Expenses $485,923
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,723,515
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,650,548
   
Net Assets $111,952,170

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 $4,667,403 66.0%
Education $1,218,039 17.2%
Member Tours $1,032,117 14.6%

Ratings History
Santa Barbara Museum of Art has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 93.82 four stars
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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$206,611 2.36% Larry Feinberg Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) 93.82 four stars
Cincinnati Art Museum (OH) 97.00 four stars
American Visionary Art Museum (MD) 87.30 three stars
Tyler Museum of Art (TX) 90.42 four stars
Wadsworth Atheneum (CT) 92.19 four 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

Patricia Aoyama
Chair

CEO

Larry J. Feinberg
Director, CEO

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