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The Phillips Collection

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The Phillips Collection is a art museum based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1921. As of 2018 they had $13 million in revenue and $112 million in assets.

The phillips collection is an intimate museum combined with an experiment station. At its heart is an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art around which we create a dynamic environment for looking, learning, and enjoyment. The phillips...

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Program areas at The Phillips Collection

Development and presentation of special exhibitions including works from the museum's own holdings, loans from individuals and other institutions, and collaborations with other venues. Highlights from fy18 included: renoir and friends: luncheon of the boating party, which highlighted the circumstances leading up to the creation of the painting and the artist's diverse circle of friends who inspired it; ten americans: after paul klee, which explored the role of swiss-born artist paul klee in mid-20th century american art via ten artists who adapted aspects of klee's art and ideology into their own artistic development; and marking the infinite: contemporary women artists from aboriginal australia, an exhibition spotlighting the work of nine leading aboriginal australian women artists, who through their art, make marks upon the infinite, asserting both our shared humanity and differences in experiencing and valuing the same planet. All three major exhibitions included catalogue publications and a number of public ...

Management and maintenance of the museum's permanent collection of over 4,500 works originally created beginning in 1913 by duncan phillips and later his wife marjorie phillips and opened to the public in 1921 as the nation's first museum of modern and contemporary art. The museum featured the work of living artists from its inception, and the tradition continues today with recent acquisitions of works by arlene shechet, a sculpture commissioned from angela bulloch, bettina pousttchi, and kate shepherd. Activities include conservation, acquisition of new works through both gift and purchase, digital reproduction for publications and for presentation on the museum's website and on artstor and google art. Research and interpretation for scholars and the public is made available through the use of our library and archives. The high quality of works in the collection presents many opportunities for collaboration with other museums both for exhibition partnerships and for sharing works ...

Presentation of a broad range of programming designed to appeal to the museum's expanding visitor demographic. Activities with our academic partner, the university of Maryland, included concerts, lectures, "conversations" with local, national, and international artists, and participation in an innovative steam program for first year students. The phillips continues to provide "pop-up" services in the community, including participation in the anacostia river festival. The museum's phillips after 5 series on the first thursday of each month welcomed an average of 751 visitors per evening and featured such themes as "finnish kool and "jazzin' at the phillips." Each evening offers music, art activities, very popular gallery talks, and films, artist presentations, or other experiential programs in conjunction with our embassy or vendor partners. The annual family fun days presented in collaboration with the dc jazz festival welcomed over 4,600 visitors for two days of learning involving music, art, storytelling, and crafts. ...

Form 990s for The Phillips Collection

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-07Aug 17, 2019990View PDF
2017-07Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-07Aug 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-07Jul 22, 2016990View PDF
2014-07Mar 26, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Phillips Collection

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,790,290
Program services$2,932,169
Investment income and dividends$799,499
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$13,485
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,061,604
Net income from fundraising events$-110,203
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$444,671
Miscellaneous revenues$876
Total revenues$13,932,391

Vendors for The Phillips Collection

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2019-08-28
██████Content management system software2019-08-16
██████ █████████ ███ ████████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-07-26
███████ ███Art Exhibition$263,4672018-07-01
█████ ███Art Storage and Transport$346,7562018-07-01
████████ ████████████ ██ ███General Contractor$6,027,3872018-07-01
███████████ █████████████ ███International Art Transport$495,8222018-07-01
█████████ ████████Catering$195,2402018-07-01
...and seven more vendors

Personnel at The Phillips Collection

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Dorothy KosinskiVradenburg Director and Chief Executive Officer$341,583July 31, 2018
Susan J NicholsChief Operating Officer$176,907July 31, 2018
██████ ███████Chief Financial Officer-July 26, 2019
█████ ██████████Chief Information Officer-May 20, 2020
█████ ███████Chief Curator and Deupty Dir Academic$166,623May 20, 2020
██████ █████████Human Resources Director-May 20, 2020
██████ ███████Director of Budgeting and Reporting-May 20, 2020
███████ █████████Grants Manager-May 20, 2020
████ ███████Chair$0May 20, 2020
██████ ██████████Chairman$0May 20, 2020
...and seven more key personnel

Peer art museums

1The National Museum of Women in the Arts501(c)(3)$13 millionWashington, DC
2Academy Art Museum501(c)(3)$4.0 millionEaston, MD
3Minneapolis Institute of Art501(c)(3)$45 millionMinneapolis, MN
4San Antonio Museum of Art501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Antonio, TX
5Milwaukee Art Museum501(c)(3)$20 millionMilwaukee, WI
6Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco501(c)(3)$49 millionSan Francisco, CA
7Charles W Bowers Museum Corporation501(c)(3)$6.2 millionSanta Ana, CA
8Columbus Museum of Art (CMA)501(c)(3)$14 millionColumbus, OH
9Morris Museum of Art501(c)(3)$6.2 millionAugusta, GA
10Brooklyn Museum501(c)(3)$43 millionBrooklyn, NY
11El Museo Del Barrio501(c)(3)$4.5 millionNew York, NY
12Dayton Art Institute (DAI)501(c)(3)$6.6 millionDayton, OH
13Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum501(c)(3)$19 millionBoston, MA
14Minnetrista Cultural Foundation501(c)(3)$4.7 millionMuncie, IN
15The Frick Pittsburgh501(c)(3)$7.2 millionPittsburgh, PA
16Toledo Museum of Art501(c)(3)$31 millionToledo, OH
17Butler Institute of American Art501(c)(3)$8.8 millionYoungstown, OH
18Amon Carter Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$26 millionFort Worth, TX
19Nevada Museum of Art (NMA)501(c)(3)$8.3 millionReno, NV
20Aspen Art Museum501(c)(3)$6.0 millionAspen, CO
21The Columbus Museum501(c)(3)$5.0 millionColumbus, GA
22Taubman Museum of Art501(c)(3)$5.6 millionRoanoke, VA
23Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA)501(c)(3)$4.4 millionKnoxville, TN
24Georgia O'Keeffe Museum501(c)(3)$36 millionSanta Fe, NM
25Ogden Museum of Southern Art501(c)(3)$4.3 millionNew Orleans, LA