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Whitney Museum of American Art

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Whitney Museum of American Art is a art museum based in New York, NY that was founded in 1926. As of 2018 they had $85 million in revenue and $899 million in assets.

The Whitney seeks to be the defining Museum of 20th and 21st century American Art. The Museum collects, exhibits, preserves, researches and interprets Art of the u.s. In the broadest global, historical and interdisciplinary contexts. As the preeminent...

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Program areas at Whitney Museum of American Art

Collection and exhibitions of American artin fy18, the Whitney Museum of American Art presented 17 exhibitions. These included: where we are: selections from the Whitney's collection, 1900-1960 (april 28, 2017 - june 2019); calder: hypermobility (june 9 - october 23, 2017); bunny rogers: brig und ladder (july 7 - october 9, 2017); helio oiticica: to organize delirium (july 14 - october 1, 2017); willa nasatir (july 14 - october 1, 2017); an incomplete history of protest: selections from the Whitney's collection, 1940-2017 (august 18, 2017 - august 27, 2018); toyin ojih odutola: to wander determined (october 20, 2017 - february 25, 2018); jimmie durham: at the center of the world (november 3, 2017 - january 28, 2018); laura owens (november 10, 2017 - february 4, 2018); experiments in electrostatics: photocopy Art from the Whitney's collection, 1966-1986 (november 17, 2017 - march 25, 2018); zoe leonard: survey (march 2 - june ...

Education programs in the third full year at 99 gansevoort street, having established the Whitney's education program as a staple of the Museum's downtown home, education activity focused on deepening relationships and engaging in creative and experimental programming. In fy18 the Museum served 96,300 people through school, youth, and family programs, public programs, and access & community programs, and more than tripled digital engagement with interpretive materials and media, reaching 7.8 million online viewers. 19,300 of these audience members were k-12 students, with all nyc public schools receiving free admission. The laurie m. tisch education center, a dedicated space to enliven and enrich visitors' Museum experience, continued to serve as a hub for the department's activities. Programs offered in the education center include drop-in events, hands-on learning and in-depth and interdisciplinary programming. During fy18, the Whitney education offered free public tours, guided visits for schools, teen programs, family Art workshops ...

Curatorial and related supportin fy18, the Whitney Museum of American Art continued its ongoing study into the more than 24,000 objects in the collection by over 3,000 artists. This research informs both the acquisition process and the Museum's exhibition planning. The Whitney continues to refine and experiment with its strategies for displaying more of the permanent collection within its significantly larger gallery spaces. The resulting collection displays create thematic, Art historical contexts and counterpoints to the ongoing special exhibitions program, and explore how the institution can contribute to new narratives about American culture and history. Work was ongoing to digitize the Museum's collections, a project that is a crucial aspect of the increased scope of the conservation and research resources teams in its greatly enlarged facility. The Whitney's permanent collection remained online and available to the public as a searchable resource and is updated regularly as new works enter the ...

Form 990s for Whitney Museum of American Art

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Oct 4, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 29, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 15, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Whitney Museum of American Art

Total grants, contributions, etc.$58,671,000
Program services$10,909,000
Investment income and dividends$898,000
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$519,000
Net rental income$4,325,000
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$8,478,000
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,010,000
Miscellaneous revenues$412,000
Total revenues$85,222,000

Vendors for Whitney Museum of American Art

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-06-23
██████Fundraising software2020-06-23
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-23
█████████Marketing software2020-06-23
████Investment management; Insurance; Contract Administrator, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.)$6,4162019-12-31
███ ████████ ███████ ███Audit accounting2019-12-31
████ ███ ████ ████ ███Tax accounting2019-06-28
█████ ████████████Fundraising$46,0002018-06-01
...and five more vendors

Personnel at Whitney Museum of American Art

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Amy RothChief Operating Officer / Chief Planning Officer$196,366June 12, 2020
Id AruedeChief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer-June 28, 2019
██████ ████ ██████Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer$233,855June 12, 2020
████ █ ███████Chief Operating Officer$487,489June 30, 2018
██████ ███████Chief Advancement Officer / Board Member-June 12, 2020
█████ ████████Senior Deputy Director and Nancy and Steve Crown Family Chief Curator / Dep Dir Programs and Chief Curator$357,189June 12, 2020
████████ █████Director of Special Events$160,152June 30, 2018
████████ █ ██████General Counsel and Assistant Secretary$160,638June 30, 2018
██████ █████████Director of Visitor Experience$182,962June 30, 2018
█████████ █████Director - Individual and Planning$200,136June 30, 2018
...and 20 more key personnel

Peer art museums

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3Museum of Modern Art501(c)(3)$283 millionNew York, NY
4Baltimore Museum of Art501(c)(3)$35 millionBaltimore, MD
5Museum of Fine Arts501(c)(3)$133 millionBoston, MA
6Winterthur Museum Garden and Library501(c)(3)$42 millionWinterthur, DE
7Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco501(c)(3)$49 millionSan Francisco, CA
8Minneapolis Institute of Art501(c)(3)$45 millionMinneapolis, MN
9Amon Carter Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$26 millionFort Worth, TX
10Georgia O'Keeffe Museum501(c)(3)$36 millionSanta Fe, NM
11Norton Museum of Art501(c)(3)$53 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
12Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA)501(c)(3)$63 millionCleveland, OH
13The Newark Museum Association501(c)(3)$21 millionNewark, NJ
14Philadelphia Museum of Art501(c)(3)$73 millionPhiladelphia, PA
15Armand Hammer Museum of ART AND CULTURAL Center501(c)(3)$51 millionLos Angeles, CA
16Newfields501(c)(3)$42 millionIndianapolis, IN
17Portland Art Museum501(c)(3)$23 millionPortland, OR
18The Museum of Fine Arts Houston501(c)(3)$166 millionHouston, TX
19Storm King Art Center501(c)(3)$23 millionNew Windsor, NY
20Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (SRGF)501(c)(3)$77 millionNew York, NY
21The Frick Collection501(c)(3)$36 millionNew York, NY
22American Museum of Natural History501(c)(3)$205 millionNew York, NY
23National Academy Museum and School501(c)(3)$24 millionNew York, NY
24Corning Museum of Glass501(c)(3)$46 millionCorning, NY
25Seattle Art Museum501(c)(3)$55 millionSeattle, WA