Nonprofit OrganizationsArt Museums

Art Museums organizations account for 967 organizations in the United States. In aggregate, these organizations generate $4b in revenue and employ 34.5k individuals.

967

Active Organizations

$4.1 Billion

Annual Revenue

34 Thousand

Employees in Sector

$34.9 Billion

Controlled Assets

Explore Nonprofits in the Art Museums Sector

The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

New York, NY

Assets: $5b

Revenue: $415m

MISSION:

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART COLLECTS, STUDIES, CONSERVES, AND PRESENTS SIGNIFICANT WORKS OF ART ACROSS ALL TIMES AND CULTURES; SEE SCHEDULE O FOR MORE DETAILS

Museum Of Modern Art

New York, NY

Assets: $2b

Revenue: $262m

MISSION:

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART ESTABLISHES, PRESERVES, AND DOCUMENTS A (CONTINUED IN SCHEDULE O) PERMANENT COLLECTION OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART, PRESENTS EXHIBITIONS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, SUSTAINS A LIBRARY, ARCHIVES, AND CONSERVATION LABORATORY AND SUPPORTS SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS. THE FORM 990 IS ONE OF SEVERAL REPORTS THE MUSEUM MAKES AVAILABLE EACH YEAR. THE MUSEUM ENCOURAGES IT TO BE READ WITH THE AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, WHICH PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL CONTEXT. THESE DOCUMENTS AS WELL AS PREVIOUS YEARS REPORTS CAN BE FOUND ON MOMA.ORG. AS CAN BE SEEN IN THE AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, OPERATING EXPENSES OF $230.4 MILLION EXCEEDED OPERATING REVENUES OF $226.0 MILLION BY $4.4 MILLION.IN FY 2020, THE MUSEUM FINISHED WITH AN OPERATING DEFICIT, WHILE AT THE SAME TIME RE-ALIGNING ITS COST STRUCTURE TO ENSURE LONG TERM FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY CONCURRENT WITH A MACRO-ECONOMIC BUSINESS RECOVERY FROM THE PANDEMIC.

Museum Of Fine Arts Houston

Houston, TX

Assets: $2b

Revenue: $169m

MISSION:

THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON (THE "MUSEUM") IS ORGANIZED AND IS TO BE OPERATED EXCLUSIVELY FOR CHARITABLE, SCIENTIFIC, LITERARY, AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, INCLUDING THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ONE OR MORE MUSEUM FACILITIES AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF AN ARTS SCHOOL AND THE CONDUCT OF SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE, SCIENTIFIC, LITERARY, AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES AS ARE CUSTOMARILY CARRIED ON BY A MUSEUM AND WHICH ARE APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

Crystal Bridges Museum Of American Art Inc

Bentonville, AR

Assets: $1b

Revenue: $117m

MISSION:

THE MUSEUM EXPLORES THE UNFOLDING HISTORY OF AMERICA BY COLLECTING AND EXHIBITING OUTSTANDING WORKS OF ART THAT ILLUMINATE AMERICA'S ARTISTIC HERITAGE.

National Gallery Of Art

Washington, DC

Assets: $1b

Revenue: $226m

MISSION:

THE GALLERY'S MISSION IS TO PRESERVE, COLLECT, EXHIBIT AND FOSTER UNDERSTANDING OF WORKS OF ART

Museum Of Fine Arts

Boston, MA

Assets: $1b

Revenue: $175m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to acquire, preserve and exhibit collections of objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style.

Cleveland Museum Of Art

Cleveland, OH

Assets: $1b

Revenue: $69m

MISSION:

TO PROVIDE A COLLECTION OF ARTWORK REPRESENTING ACHIEVEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS AND CIVILIZATIONS, PAST AND PRESENT, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC.

Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Philadelphia, PA

Assets: $1b

Revenue: $112m

MISSION:

TO PRESERVE, ENHANCE, INTERPRET, AND EXTEND THE REACH OF ITS COLLECTIONS TO A DIVERSE AUDIENCE.

Whitney Museum Of American Art

New York, NY

Assets: $938m

Revenue: $113m

MISSION:

THE WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART IS A MUSEUM DEVOTED TO AMERICAN ART OF THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURIES. IN MAY 2015, THE MUSEUM OPENED A NEW, 210,000 SQUARE FOOT BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN. LOCATED ON GANSEVOORT STREET BETWEEN WEST STREET AND THE HIGH LINE, THE NEW BUILDING, DESIGNED BY PRIZE-WINNING ARCHITECT RENZO PIANO, PROVIDES THE WHITNEY WITH ESSENTIAL NEW SPACE FOR ITS PERMANENT COLLECTION, TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMING ARTS AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN ONE OF NEW YORK'S MOST VIBRANT NEIGHBORHOODS.

Menil Foundation Inc

Houston, TX

Assets: $820m

Revenue: $18m

MISSION:

THE MENIL FOUNDATION, INC. SUPPORTS THE MENIL COLLECTION, AN ART MUSEUM SET IN A RESIDENTIAL HOUSTON NEIGHBORHOOD. THE MUSEUM WELCOMES ALL VISITORS FREE OF CHARGE TO ITS ART BUILDINGS, PROGRAMS, AND GREEN SPACES.

San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

San Francisco, CA

Assets: $782m

Revenue: $61m

MISSION:

INSPIRE DIVERSE AUDIENCES THROUGH EXHIBITIONS, EDUCATION, PUBLICATIONS & COLLECTIONS

Museum Associates

Los Angeles, CA

Assets: $766m

Revenue: $144m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to acquire, preserve and exhibit collections of objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style.

Broad Art Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

Assets: $622m

Revenue: $-158k

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to acquire, preserve and exhibit collections of objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style.

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Inst

Williamstown, MA

Assets: $593m

Revenue: $27m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to acquire, preserve and exhibit collections of objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style.

Nelson Gallery Foundation

Kansas City, MO

Assets: $572m

Revenue: $36m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to acquire, preserve and exhibit collections of objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style.

The Broad

Los Angeles, CA

Assets: $562m

Revenue: $31m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to acquire, preserve and exhibit collections of objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style.

Indianapolis Museum Of Art Inc

Indianapolis, IN

Assets: $469m

Revenue: $51m

MISSION:

TO ENRICH LIVES THROUGH EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCES WITH ART AND NATURE.

Frick Collection

New York, NY

Assets: $461m

Revenue: $72m

MISSION:

THE FRICK COLLECTION (THE "COLLECTION") OPERATES AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ART MUSEUM AND LIBRARY PROGRAM FOR THE INSPIRATION AND ENJOYMENT OF THE PUBLIC AND FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE STUDY OF FINE ARTS AND KINDRED SUBJECTS.

The Detroit Institute Of Arts

Detroit, MI

Assets: $427m

Revenue: $76m

MISSION:

THE DIA CREATES EXPERIENCES THAT HELP EACH VISITOR FIND PERSONAL MEANING IN ART.

Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum Inc

Winterthur, DE

Assets: $382m

Revenue: $39m

MISSION:

WINTERTHUR'S MISSION IS TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE THE LEGACY OF ITS FOUNDER, HENRY FRANCIS DU PONT, FOR THE BENEFIT AND ENJOYMENT OF THE PUBLIC, INCLUDING: THE CARE, DEVELOPMENT, AND STUDY OF ITS PREEMINENT COLLECTION OF DECORATIVE AND FINE ARTS MADE OR USED IN AMERICA; THE ENHANCEMENT AND INTERPRETATION OF ONE OF AMERICA'S FINEST NATURALISTIC GARDENS; THE OPERATION OF GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN AMERICAN MATERIAL CULTURE AND ART CONSERVATION AT THE HIGHEST ACADEMIC LEVEL; THE OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF A LIBRARY TO SUPPORT THESE IMPORTANT CULTURAL GOALS; AND THE PRESERVATION OF THE HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS.