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The Detroit Institute of Arts

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

The Detroit Institute of Arts is a art museum based in Detroit, MI that was founded in 1885. As of 2018 they had $64 million in revenue and $372 million in assets.

The DIA creates experiences that help each visitor find personal meaning in art. The dia creates experiences that help visitors find personal meaning in art, individually and with each other. The dia creates experiences that help visitors find persona...

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Program areas at The Detroit Institute of Arts

Audience engagement: from The first van gogh painting to enter a u.s. museum to diego rivera's world-renowned "Detroit industry" murals, The dia provides one-of-a-kind access to history and cultures not found in books, on tv or on The internet. Visitors experience tours in The galleries, special exhibitions, live music, films, art-making and family programs. The dia is visitor focused and attracts nearly 700,000 people annually. In addition to The wide array of events that celebrate Detroit's rich cultural heritage and comeback, The dia is committed to celebrating The Arts throughout The region, most notably with The nationally acclaimed inside/out installations of high-quality reproductions placed in local communities. In 2015 The wall street journal called The dia "The world's most visitor friendly museum."

Education: The dia is a leader in education, providing free k-12 field trips to one of The nation's best art museums. The museum hosts more than 73,000 students annually. Students get a unique opportunity to see world renowned art work, history and culture not found in classrooms today. By integrating Michigan's curriculum requirements, teachers have more opportunities to utilize The dia. Engagement strategies include critical thinking skills, hands-on activities, writing, role playing, dialogue and team building. A menu of 21 guided experiences help teachers determine which museum experience best reinforces curriculum learning outcomes. More than 1,300 teachers annually attend dia workshops that support core curriculum with strategies and resources that promote Arts enrichment experiences for students.

Stewardship, care, access and preservation of The collection: The Detroit Institute of Arts with a collection of over 62,000 artworks is among The top six encyclopedic museums in The united states. The museum serves a wide variety of audiences, celebrating The diversity and richness of art and culture from all times and places. Core to dia's stewardship activities is The long-term care and preservation of The collection for future generations. Dia provides one-of-a-kind access to real works of art through innovative gallery installations, world-class exhibitions, scholarship, interpretation and publications. In 2018 Detroit free press quoted "The force will be strong with 'star wars and The 'play ball! : baseball at The dia' exhibitions, The museum is on a path toward increasing its reach and inclusivity."

Form 990s for The Detroit Institute of Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 7, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 10, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Aug 20, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Detroit Institute of Arts

Total grants, contributions, etc.$51,116,158
Program services$4,119,370
Investment income and dividends$6,399,230
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$40,912
Net rental income$298,725
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,287,620
Net income from fundraising events$-1,010,353
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$905,535
Miscellaneous revenues$94,112
Total revenues$64,251,309

Vendors for The Detroit Institute of Arts

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Plante and Moran PLLCTax accounting; Audit accounting2019-12-31
██████ ██████████ ████Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Consulting (pension), Trustee (bank, trust company or similar financial institution), Investment management, Named fiduciary, Valuation (appraisals, etc.), Participant loan processing; Investment management$61,5232019-12-31
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-16
██████Content management system software2019-09-12
██████Management of Food Service$2,125,4882018-06-01
███████████Membership Renewal Calling$32,1392018-06-01
█████ ███Construction$604,0822018-06-01
██████████ ████████████Construction$485,9522018-06-01
...and three more vendors

Personnel at The Detroit Institute of Arts

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Salvador Salort-PonsDirector, President and Chief Executive Officer$396,339June 30, 2018
Robert BowenExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Treasur$245,872July 18, 2019
███ ███████████Chief Curator and Department Head of Aoia$131,594June 30, 2018
███████ █████Vice President of Museum Operations$164,740June 30, 2018
████ ██████Vice President Exhibitions , Collection and Informa$120,897June 30, 2018
████████ ██████████Vice President , Learning and Audnc Engag$136,268June 30, 2018
██████ ███████Executive Director Org Development and Human Resources$126,570June 30, 2018
███████ ██ ██████████Director-May 21, 2018
██████ █ █ ████Former Director , President and Chief Executive Officer$506,979June 30, 2018
████████ ██████Former Vice President , Development$194,867June 30, 2018
...and three more key personnel

Peer art museums

1Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD)501(c)(3)$18 millionSan Diego, CA
2San Francisco Museum of Modern Art501(c)(3)$88 millionSan Francisco, CA
3Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum501(c)(3)$19 millionBoston, MA
4Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (SRGF)501(c)(3)$77 millionNew York, NY
5Museum of Modern Art501(c)(3)$283 millionNew York, NY
6Toledo Museum of Art501(c)(3)$31 millionToledo, OH
7Milwaukee Art Museum501(c)(3)$20 millionMilwaukee, WI
8Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)501(c)(3)$32 millionBoston, MA
9Storm King Art Center501(c)(3)$23 millionNew Windsor, NY
10Menil Foundation501(c)(3)$24 millionHouston, TX
11Buffalo Fine Arts Academy501(c)(3)$19 millionBuffalo, NY
12Seattle Art Museum501(c)(3)$55 millionSeattle, WA
13Museum of Fine Arts501(c)(3)$133 millionBoston, MA
14Armand Hammer Museum of ART AND CULTURAL Center501(c)(3)$51 millionLos Angeles, CA
15Philadelphia Museum of Art501(c)(3)$73 millionPhiladelphia, PA
16National Gallery of Art (NGA)501(c)(3)$277 millionWashington, DC
17Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art501(c)(3)$40 millionKansas City, MO
18Minneapolis Institute of Art501(c)(3)$45 millionMinneapolis, MN
19Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco501(c)(3)$49 millionSan Francisco, CA
20Brooklyn Museum501(c)(3)$43 millionBrooklyn, NY
21Amon Carter Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$26 millionFort Worth, TX
22Georgia O'Keeffe Museum501(c)(3)$36 millionSanta Fe, NM
23Barnes Foundation501(c)(3)$36 millionPhiladelphia, PA
24The Jewish Museum501(c)(3)$23 millionNew York, NY
25Dallas Museum of Art501(c)(3)$33 millionDallas, TX