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National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (NCWHM)

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

NCWHM is a history museum based in Oklahoma City, OK that was founded in 1955. As of 2019 they had $14 million in revenue and $96 million in assets.

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is one of the most unique museums in the world, dedicated to the history and art of the American West. A variety of galleries and exhibits represent an unparalleled range of western art and memorabilia.

(405) 478-2250
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Program areas at NCWHM

Special events are held on site throughout the year to educate the public in the ways of the american west, encourage artists to preserve and interpret the western heritage through their artwork and to recognize excellence in literature, television, and other media for the presentation of the american west.

Challenging educational programs are provided and integrated with exhibitions, technology and research to promote the museum's missions of preserving and interpreting the west. The educational programs also strengthen the artistic value of the museums's collection to the public and expose the public to various cultures and artistic traditions of the west.

Exhibits are showcased throughout the museum to encourage curiosity and educate the public about the history and values of the american west.

Form 990s for NCWHM

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Nov 1, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 19, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Oct 6, 2015990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NCWHM

Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,409,195
Program services$2,515,753
Investment income and dividends$739,791
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$6,636
Net rental income$394,867
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,235,813
Net income from fundraising events$-12,576
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$552,834
Miscellaneous revenues$357,313
Total revenues$14,199,626

Vendors for NCWHM

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-03-01
███████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-09-09
██ ████ ████████████Construction$142,5482018-12-01
█████████ ████ ██ ███Catering$356,3162018-12-01
████████████ ██████████Printing$132,6252018-12-01
█████████ ████████Software2018-05-03
████Investment management; Insurance2016-12-31
████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2013-09-30

Personnel at NCWHM

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Michael MyersChief Financial Officer / Chief Financial Offier$109,710Nov. 1, 2019
Lisa PuttChief Marketing Officer-May 18, 2018
███ ██████Chief Development Officer$113,196June 16, 2018
████ ██████Chief Public Experience Officer$137,925Dec. 31, 2018
███ ██ █████████Chief Preparator-March 8, 2018
██████ ██████Owner-Dec. 31, 2017
████ ████Senior Director of Operations-Oct. 4, 2018
████ ██████Director of Museum Events-May 9, 2018
████ ███████Director of Media and Content Production-Oct. 12, 2017
████████ █████Director of Education-May 18, 2018
...and 14 more key personnel

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