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The Society of the Four Arts

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

The Society of the Four Arts is a arts education nonprofit based in Palm Beach, FL that was founded in 1936. As of 2019 they had $10 million in revenue and $86 million in assets.

To encourage and cultivate a taste for music, literature, dance, and other arts. To mount operatic or dramatic presentations, concerts, lectures, exhibits of the visual arts, and other entertainments. To bring into communication with each other all th...

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Program areas at The Society of the Four Arts

Artistic programming consists of art exhibitions, concerts, films, HD screenings from the Metropolitan Opera and other arts organizations, and lectures. Each year The Society of the Four Arts presents a full season of notable programs in each of its four designated mission areas: music, drama, literature, and the visual arts (painting, sculpture, and architecture). Concerts, usually presented on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons, attract enthusiastic audiences to programs by the world's leading musicians in diverse performances of classical, jazz, bluegrass, and more. Recent art exhibitions in the Society's Esther B. O'Keeffe gallery explored 200 years of American design through The Art of Seating and displayed veterans' portraits painted by President George W. Bush in Portraits of Courage. Art films and memorable Hollywood movies are shown on Friday afternoon and evenings; each season's full schedule of live HD broadcasts is offered on Saturdays and Sundays. Many exhibitions and concerts are accompanied ...

Education (Campus on the Lake) programming consists of field trips, lectures, master classes, seminars, and workshops dedicated to the living arts. These programs and events are presented in the new Four Arts Campus on the Lake Education building. The presentations range widely in subject matter: ongoing classes on classical music, opera, literature, art, watercolor painting, sculpture, cooking, and flower arranging; one-time lectures on a wide variety of subjects. Designed to attract a broad audience, the Campus on the Lake has won wide praise for the variety and depth of its programs. Attendance 10,357 and 264 events.

Because the Town of Palm Beach has no public libraries, the Society's two libraries, the King Library for adults and a separate, superbly equipped children's library, serve, in effect, as the Town's "official" libraries. Both are open to the public at no charge (adults pay a small fee for borrowing privileges); both present a full season's schedule of events: story hours for children, plus celebrations of special events like national fire prevention week when Palm Beach's fire trucks and firefighters visit the children's library, author visits, book signings, poetry readings, lectures, book discussions, and other events for adults. Attendance 84,211 and 305 events.

Form 990s for The Society of the Four Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Sep 9, 2020990View PDF
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jan 31, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Apr 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jan 29, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Society of the Four Arts

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,389,918
Program services$848,199
Investment income and dividends$992,479
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,499,664
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$23,662
Miscellaneous revenues$117,395
Total revenues$10,871,317

Vendors for The Society of the Four Arts

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Holyfield and Thomas LLCTax accounting2020-09-09
█████████Content management system software2020-03-01
███████ ███ █████Construction$3,488,9302019-06-01
████████ █████████Executive Search$140,4682019-06-01
█████████ ██████████Furniture$210,6002019-06-01
██████ █████████Architecture$134,7402019-06-01
█████████ ████████Software2018-04-28

Personnel at The Society of the Four Arts

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Philip RylandsPresident and Chief Executive Officer-July 13, 2020
Kathy MardambekDirector of Finance and Administration / Finance Director$161,746July 13, 2020
█████ █████Head of Communications-July 13, 2020
█████ ███████Director of Communications and Development-May 19, 2018
███████ ██████Director of Staging and Technical Services-July 13, 2020
███████ ███████Director of Advancement-July 13, 2020
██████ ███████Head of Special Events-July 13, 2020
█████████ ██████Head of Education-July 13, 2020
█████ ███████ ██████Director of Programs-July 13, 2020
███ ████████Director of Facilities Management-July 13, 2020
...and 13 more key personnel

Peer arts education organizations

1Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture501(c)(3)$3.6 millionNew York, NY
2Flint Institute of Arts (FIA)501(c)(3)$9.1 millionFlint, MI
3Fort Worth Art Association501(c)(3)$17 millionFort Worth, TX
4Southwest School of Art501(c)(3)$6.2 millionSan Antonio, TX
5Art Students League of New York501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
6Dia Arts Foundation501(c)(3)$25 millionNew York, NY
7Anderson Ranch Arts Center501(c)(3)$5.2 millionSnowmass Village, CO
8The Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens501(c)(3)$7.4 millionJacksonville, FL
9Palm Harbor Community Services Agency501(c)(3)$5.0 millionPalm Harbor, FL
10Winter Park Public Library501(c)(3)$3.4 millionWinter Park, FL
11The Tampa Museum of Art Operations and Special Events501(c)(3)$3.8 millionTampa, FL
12The Frick Collection501(c)(3)$36 millionNew York, NY
13Guild Hall of East Hampton501(c)(3)$4.1 millionEast Hampton, NY
14Mural Arts Philadelphia501(c)(3)$13 millionPhiladelphia, PA
15Creative Growth Art Center501(c)(3)$2.7 millionOakland, CA
16Montalvo Arts Center501(c)(3)$7.6 millionSaratoga, CA
17Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)501(c)(3)$4.0 millionGrand Rapids, MI
18Penland School of Crafts501(c)(3)$7.6 millionPenland, NC
19Escuela Del Sol Montessori501(c)(3)$3.3 millionAlbuquerque, NM
20Center of Creative Arts (COCA)501(c)(3)$11 millionSaint Louis, MO
21Springboard for the Arts501(c)(3)$4.8 millionSaint Paul, MN
22Indianapolis Art Center501(c)(3)$2.7 millionIndianapolis, IN
23Pratt Fine Arts Center501(c)(3)$3.3 millionSeattle, WA
24RAW Art Works501(c)(3)$4.4 millionLynn, MA
25Alliance for Young Artists and Writers501(c)(3)$3.9 millionNew York, NY