Rubin Museum Of Art

Rubin Museum Of Art Overview

Rubin Museum Of Art is located in New York, NY. The organization was established in 1999. According to its NTEE Classification (T23) the organization is classified as: Private Operating Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. As of 12/2019, Rubin Museum Of Art employed 98 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2019, Rubin Museum Of Art generated $11.2m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 5 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (1.3%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $15.7m during the year ending 12/2019. As we would expect to see with falling revenues, expenses have declined by (0.6%) per year over the past 5 years. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART IS A DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT THAT STIMULATES LEARNING, PROMOTES UNDERSTANDING, AND INSPIRES PERSONAL CONNECTIONS TO THE IDEAS, CULTURES, AND ART OF HIMALAYAN ASIA.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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EXHIBITIONS AND INSTALLATIONS IN 2019 VISITORS ENCOUNTERED THE EXHIBITION FAITH AND EMPIRE: ART AND POLITICS IN TIBETAN BUDDHISM, WHICH FEATURED MORE THAN 60 OBJECTS FROM THE 8TH TO THE 19TH CENTURY, MANY FROM THE MUSEUM'S COLLECTION. IT EXPLORED HOW ART AND RELIGION PROVIDED A DIVINE MEANS TO POWER AND LEGITIMACY TO RULE. IN THE POWER OF INTENTION: REINVENTING THE (PRAYER) WHEEL, WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION WERE PAIRED WITH CONTEMPORARY ART TO ILLUMINATE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OUR INTENTIONS, COMMITMENTS, AND ACTIONS. VISITORS HAD MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO ENGAGE WITH CONTEMPORARY ART IN SHRINE ROOM PROJECTS: SHIVA AHMADI/GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE/TSHERIN SHERPA, WHICH FEATURED ARTISTS REINTERPRETING TRADITIONAL AND RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY AND PRACTICES THROUGH SCULPTURE, PAINTING, AND VIDEO, AS WELL AS IN CLAPPING WITH STONES: ART AND ACTS OF RESISTANCE, WHICH PRESENTED A MEDITATION ON THE SPIRIT OF POWER AND NON-CONFORMITY THROUGH ARTWORKS BY 10 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. SHAHIDUL ALAM: TRUTH TO POWER FURTHER EXPLORED ACTS OF RESISTANCE, AS IT MARKED THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE U.S. RETROSPECTIVE OF THE RENOWNED BANGLADESHI PHOTOGRAPHER, ACTIVIST, AND INSTITUTION BUILDER SHAHIDUL ALAM.


PUBLIC PROGRAMS, EDUCATION AND VISITOR ENGAGEMENT:PUBLIC AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS OFFER DIVERSE AUDIENCES AT THE RUBIN NEW, MEANINGFUL WAYS TO ENGAGE WITH THE ART AND CULTURES OF THE HIMALAYAS. IN 2019 WE CONTINUED TO PROVIDE INNOVATIVE PROGRAMMING, INCLUDING OUR ANNUAL BRAINWAVE TALK SERIES, THE OVERNIGHT DREAM-OVER PROGRAM, WEEKLY MEDITATIONS, FILM SCREENINGS, CONCERTS, AND MORE. MORE THAN 600 SENIORS ENJOYED FREE ADMISSION, AND MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA (AND THEIR CARE PARTNERS) CONNECTED WITH ONE ANOTHER IN MINDFUL CONNECTIONS TOURS CREATED SPECIFICALLY FOR THEM. WE WELCOMED MORE THAN 17,000 STUDENTS AND FAMILIES TO LEARN ABOUT ASIA, ART, AND MINDFULNESS, AND WE SERVED OVER 1,000 LOW-INCOME STUDENTS IN SCHOOLS AS PART OF OUR MATH AND MANDALAS RESIDENCY PROGRAM. WE ALSO SERVED VISITORS WHO ARE BLIND OR PARTIALLY SIGHTED AND THOSE WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING THROUGH A WIDE RANGE OF ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAMS.


DIGITAL AND ANALOG SHARING: COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETINGIN 2019 HIMALAYAN ART AND IDEAS REACHED A GROWING GLOBAL AUDIENCE THROUGH OUR DIGITAL INITIATIVES. WE PUBLISHED THE THIRD EDITION OF SPIRAL, OUR FREE ANNUAL PRINT AND DIGITAL MAGAZINE, WHICH REACHED MORE THAN 16,000 HOUSEHOLDS AND LOCATIONS, AND THE ONLINE VERSION RECEIVED MORE THAN 29,000 DIGITAL VIEWS. THE RUBIN'S IMPACT EXTENDED THROUGH VARIOUS DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REACHING MORE THAN 267,000 FOLLOWERS AND REACHING 851,143 PEOPLE DIGITALLY.


PUBLICATIONS AND SHOP


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Rubin Museum Of Art Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Us Security Associates Inc
Security Services
$527,786
Uovo Llc
Storage
$359,142
Laplaca Cohen
Advertising And Marketing
$334,735
United Services Of America Inc
Housekeeping Contract Services
$275,229
Rossi & Rossi Ltd
Art Purchases
$235,035
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$502,780
Fundraising events$184,608
Related organizations$0
Government grants $99,210
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$2,198,216
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $35,006
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$2,984,814
Total Program Service Revenue$841,149
Investment income $3,631,099
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $779,342
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $2,509,534
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $245,498
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $11,154,700

Rubin Museum Of Art Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 6 grants that Rubin Museum Of Art has recieved totaling $12,200.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund

St Petersburg, FL

PURPOSE: GENERAL USE AND/OR SPECIAL FUND/PROJECT

$5,000
Pcs Foundation Inc

Rye, NY

PURPOSE: PROMOTES UNDERSTANDING OF ART OF HIMALAYAN REGIONS

$2,500
Pcs Foundation Inc

Rye, NY

PURPOSE: PROMOTES UNDERSTANDING OF ART OF HIMALAYAN REGIONS

$2,500
Yaspan-Unterberg Foundation Inc

Glen Cove, NY

PURPOSE: GENERAL

$2,000
Kirschbaum Family Foundation Inc

New York, NY

PURPOSE: FURTHERANCE OF TAX EXEMPT PURPOSES

$100
Rjm Stein Fam Foundation Irrv Charitable Tr

Belfast, ME

PURPOSE: TO CONTINUE PROGRAMS & SERVICES

$100
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$122,205,274
Earnings$28,880,009
Other Expense$5,000,000
Ending Balance$146,085,283

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