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National Gallery of Art (NGA)

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

NGA is a art museum based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1937. As of 2018 they had $277 million in revenue and $1.4 billion in assets.

The National Gallery of Art preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.

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Program areas at NGA

COLLECTIONSThe National Gallery of Art's collection is at the heart of the Gallery's mission, following founder Andrew W. Mellon's gift and mandate to establish a national gallery with works of the highest quality. The collection of paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts traces the development of European achievements from the 13th century to the present and American art from colonial times to the present. It comprises a comprehensive study of Italian Renaissance art, including the only painting by Leonardo da Vinci outside Europe, as well as strong holdings of the French Impressionists, the Dutch and Flemish masters, one of the country's most distinguished American collections, and twentieth-century art. The collection also includes prints, drawings, rare books and photographs. Major post-World War II sculpture is installed in a dynamic and richly landscaped setting in the National Gallery Sculpture Garden.The Gallery's collections were strengthened during the fiscal year with a number of significant ...

SPECIAL EXHIBITIONSAn integral aspect of the Gallery's programming is organizing and presenting special exhibitions of major works of art lent from public and private collections around the world, highlighting the breadth of artistic achievement in all forms. Through collaborative relationships with other nations and museums, special exhibitions bring together great works of art and contribute to scholarship in the field. The Gallery presented nineteen exhibitions and administered the loan of 740 works of art to 231 sites during the fiscal year. Three exhibitions continuing from the previous year were "Matthias Mansen: Configurations", "Edvard Munch: Color in Context", and "Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel". Following are exhibitions opened during the Gallery's fiscal year 2018."Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures" displayed fourteen brightly colored paintings of lavishly costumed individuals known as the fantasy figures by Jean Honore Fragonard, alongside his newly found drawing, "Sketches of Portraits". The drawing is covered ...

EDUCATION, GALLERY SHOPS AND PUBLIC PROGRAMSThe Gallery welcomed more than 4.6 million visitors during the fiscal year and continued outreach and engagement across social media networks, serving an audience of more than 1.4 million users on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. The Gallery's education division continued its mainstay programs while adding several new initiatives designed to broaden the Gallery's reach by making its programs more inclusive to new and more diverse audiences. Through programming and publications, the education division served more than 780,000 visitors during the year. For the first time, the Gallery published online lesson plans for English language learners offering teachers ways to increase students' comprehension, speaking, and writing skills through art. The education division also launched "Uncovering America", a new set of digital teaching resources focused on viewing American history through American art. To assist both offsite and onsite visitors, additional audio content was added to the ...

Form 990s for NGA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Oct 31, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 5, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Sep 15, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NGA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$189,469,971
Program services$290,127
Investment income and dividends$18,245,842
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$830,355
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$64,640,027
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$3,711,274
Miscellaneous revenues$128,845
Total revenues$277,316,441

Vendors for NGA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-04-23
█████████Marketing software2020-04-10
██████████████████████ ███Tax accounting2019-10-31
████████ ███████ ███Construction$1,770,4022018-09-01
███████████ ██████████ ███Architecture$3,830,3152018-09-01
████ ██████████ ██ ███ ██Office Rent$2,535,1252018-09-01
██████████████ ███████████ ███████Construction$5,495,7592018-09-01
█████████ ███████████ ███Construction$2,334,9012018-09-01

Personnel at NGA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
George-Ann Tobin FormerChief of Investments$207,045Sept. 30, 2018
Alan NewmanChief of Digital Media$207,518Sept. 30, 2018
█████ █ █████Chief Information Officer$231,498Sept. 30, 2018
█████████ █ █████Chief of Development$205,342Sept. 30, 2018
█████ █ █████Chief of Facilities$191,215Sept. 30, 2018
████ █ ██████████Chief of Design$221,204Sept. 30, 2018
█████ █ █████ ██████Chief of Protection Service-Sept. 30, 2017
████ ███████Chief of Protection Services$171,397Sept. 30, 2018
█████ █ ███████████████ █████Capital Proj and Chief Architect$223,003Sept. 30, 2018
██████ ██████Vice President-May 27, 2020
...and 13 more key personnel

Peer art museums

1San Francisco Museum of Modern Art501(c)(3)$88 millionSan Francisco, CA
2Museum of Modern Art501(c)(3)$283 millionNew York, NY
3Metropolitan Museum of Art501(c)(3)$574 millionNew York, NY
4Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (SRGF)501(c)(3)$77 millionNew York, NY
5Museum of Fine Arts501(c)(3)$133 millionBoston, MA
6Philadelphia Museum of Art501(c)(3)$73 millionPhiladelphia, PA
7Peabody Essex Museum (PEM)501(c)(3)$74 millionSalem, MA
8Denver Art Museum501(c)(3)$73 millionDenver, CO
9Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$73 millionBentonville, AR
10Whitney Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$85 millionNew York, NY
11The Museum of Fine Arts Houston501(c)(3)$166 millionHouston, TX
12United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)501(c)(3)$148 millionWashington, DC
13Museum of Science501(c)(3)$80 millionBoston, MA
14Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh501(c)(3)$90 millionPittsburgh, PA
15American Museum of Natural History501(c)(3)$205 millionNew York, NY
16The Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens501(c)(3)$75 millionSan Marino, CA
17California Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$85 millionSan Francisco, CA
18Henry Ford501(c)(3)$88 millionDearborn, MI
19Cincinnati Museum Center501(c)(3)$74 millionCincinnati, OH
20New York Botanical Garden (NYBG)501(c)(3)$109 millionBronx, NY
21Colonial Williamsburg Foundation501(c)(3)$127 millionWilliamsburg, VA
22Field Museum of Natural History501(c)(3)$123 millionChicago, IL
23National WWII Museum501(c)(3)$72 millionNew Orleans, LA
24Kipp DC Public Charter Schools501(c)(3)$136 millionWashington, DC
25Uli - The Urban Land Institute501(c)(3)$78 millionWashington, DC