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Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

CMA is a art museum based in Cleveland, OH that was founded in 1913. As of 2018 they had $63 million in revenue and $1.1 billion in assets.

The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) creates transformative experiences through art, for the benefit of all the people forever.

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Program areas at CMA

Curatorial, conservation, registrar and library the organization, security, preservation, research, and presentation of our collections are supported by the work of the museum's collections management, conservation, curatorial, education, library, design, and exhibitions staff. Our collections are on view in state-of-the-art facilities and with gallery space that allows for the display of more works from our collections than ever before. New exhibition spaces further augment our ability to connect audiences with works of art. In addition to complementing the collections, the special exhibitions presented at the museum extend into those historic periods, geographic areas, or media that are absent from or not well represented in our collections. Collecting central to the mission of the museum is the continued development and preservation of its art collection. The collection is considered a selective survey of the history of art presented with works of the highest aesthetic quality and historical significance. Particularly notable is ...

Special exhibitions the museum is a significant international forum for exhibits. The improved and expanded special exhibition spaces makes cleveland a desirable destination for preeminent loan exhibitions, bringing the best art from around the world to the people of the region. Historically, the museum has showcased between 13 and 17 special exhibitions per year, staging temporary exhibitions that draw from its permanent collection as well as showcasing international loan shows.

Art acquisitions the cleveland museum of art presents magnificent art from around the world. Central to the mission of the museum is the continued development and preservation of its art collection. The museum's holdings of world art are internationally celebrated and a great source of pride for the cleveland community and museum field, each year drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors from the region and beyond. The growth of the collections is guided by a philosophy that favors quality over quantity and privileges the singular object over broad coverage in any given field. The museum's endowment holds one of the largest acquisition funds of any art museum in the country. Each year, this fund produces income upon which our curators, director, and board of trustees draw to acquire new works of art, thus ensuring that our collections remain a dynamic and constantly evolving resource for our visitors. Approximately 300 works ...

Form 990s for CMA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Nov 4, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 9, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 17, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CMA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$38,413,035
Program services$5,541,597
Investment income and dividends$7,775,679
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$56,822
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$8,614,998
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$656,738
Miscellaneous revenues$2,769,781
Total revenues$63,828,650

Vendors for CMA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Ernst and Young Us LLPTax accounting; Accounting$270,7522019-11-04
██████Content management system software2019-09-24
█████████Marketing software2019-09-24
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-24
████ ██████ █████ ███Legal$393,6882018-06-01
██ █████████ ███Design and Construct$404,1602018-06-01
██████████████ ███████████ █████ ██Strategic Planning$432,8522018-06-01
█████ ███████████Advertising$545,3562018-06-01
...and 15 more vendors

Personnel at CMA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jane AlexanderChief Information Officer$138,569June 30, 2018
Heather LemonedesDeputy Director and Chief Curator$189,807July 14, 2019
████ ██████Director Philanthropy$202,129June 30, 2018
█████ ██████Director Exhibitions and Publications$125,863June 30, 2018
████ ████████Director Public and Academic Engmnt$178,752June 30, 2018
███████ █ ██████Director Design and Architecture$142,496June 30, 2018
█████ ██ ██████Secretary / Vice Chair and Board Member$0June 4, 2020
█████ ██ ███████Chairman / First Vice Chair / Vice Chair and Board Member$0June 4, 2020
██████ █████Treasurer$161,411Nov. 4, 2019
███████ ██ ████████President , Director and C.e.o / Director and President$670,514July 14, 2019
...and eight more key personnel

Peer art museums

1Cincinnati Museum Association501(c)(3)$19 millionCincinnati, OH
2Brooklyn Museum501(c)(3)$43 millionBrooklyn, NY
3Milwaukee Art Museum501(c)(3)$20 millionMilwaukee, WI
4Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco501(c)(3)$49 millionSan Francisco, CA
5Minneapolis Institute of Art501(c)(3)$45 millionMinneapolis, MN
6Georgia O'Keeffe Museum501(c)(3)$36 millionSanta Fe, NM
7Amon Carter Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$26 millionFort Worth, TX
8Museum of Modern Art501(c)(3)$283 millionNew York, NY
9Oakland Museum of California (OMCA)501(c)(3)$18 millionOakland, CA
10Museum of Fine Arts501(c)(3)$133 millionBoston, MA
11Winterthur Museum Garden and Library501(c)(3)$42 millionWinterthur, DE
12The Jewish Museum501(c)(3)$23 millionNew York, NY
13Baltimore Museum of Art501(c)(3)$35 millionBaltimore, MD
14Philadelphia Museum of Art501(c)(3)$73 millionPhiladelphia, PA
15Armand Hammer Museum of ART AND CULTURAL Center501(c)(3)$51 millionLos Angeles, CA
16Newfields501(c)(3)$42 millionIndianapolis, IN
17Portland Art Museum501(c)(3)$23 millionPortland, OR
18The Museum of Fine Arts Houston501(c)(3)$166 millionHouston, TX
19San Diego Museum of Art501(c)(3)$16 millionSan Diego, CA
20Norton Museum of Art501(c)(3)$53 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
21The Newark Museum Association501(c)(3)$21 millionNewark, NJ
22Whitney Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$85 millionNew York, NY
23Toledo Museum of Art501(c)(3)$31 millionToledo, OH
24Seattle Art Museum501(c)(3)$55 millionSeattle, WA
25Denver Art Museum501(c)(3)$73 millionDenver, CO