Carnegie Institute

Organization Overview

Carnegie Institute, operating under the name Carnegie Museums Of Pittsburgh, is located in Pittsburgh, PA. The organization was established in 1935. According to its NTEE Classification (A50) the organization is classified as: Museums, under the broad grouping of Arts, Culture & Humanities and related organizations. As of 12/2019, Carnegie Museums Of Pittsburgh employed 1,164 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, Carnegie Museums Of Pittsburgh generated $71.4m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 5 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (0.4%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $64.1m during the year ending 12/2019. 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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FOUNDED BY ANDREW CARNEGIE IN 1895, CARNEGIE MUSEUMS OF PITTSBURGH IS A COLLECTION OF FOUR DISTINCTIVE MUSEUMS DEDICATED TO EXPLORATION THROUGH ART AND SCIENCE: CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER AND THE ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM.IN 2019, THE MUSEUMS REACHED 1.5 MILLION PEOPLE THROUGH EXHIBITIONS, EDUCATION PROGRAMS, OUTREACH ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART (CMOA) CONTINUES TO BE A STRATEGIC PARTNER IN REGIONAL EDUCATION INITIATIVES TO REACH AND ENGAGE AUDIENCES WITH SPECIALLY DESIGNED PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES, COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS, AND FREE OR DISCOUNTED ADMISSIONS AND PROGRAM FEES. IN 2019, CMOA CONCLUDED THE 57TH EDITION OF THE CARNEGIE INTERNATIONAL, WHICH FEATURED THE WORKS OF 32 INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS. LATER IN THE YEAR, A GROUP OF CURATORIAL EXPERTS CONVENED TO GATHER FEEDBACK AND STIMULATE NEW THINKING ABOUT FUTURE INTERNATIONALS. CMOA'S EDUCATION TEAM CELEBRATED ITS 90TH BIRTHDAY OF THE ART CONNECTION, PITTSBURGH'S PREMIER ART PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 5 THROUGH 9. THE MUSEUM ALSO SHOWCASED TWO NEW EXHIBITIONS: "ACCESS+ABILITY," A TRAVELING EXHIBIT THAT HIGHLIGHTED DESIGNS DEVELOPED WITH AND BY PEOPLE OF VARYING DISABILITIES, AND "AN ART OF CHANGES: JASPER JOHNS PRINTS," WHICH FEATURED THE WORKS OF ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST INFLUENTIAL CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS. ATTENDANCE FOR 2019 REACHED 235,819.


CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER (CSC) BROUGHT TWO POPULAR EXHIBITIONS TO PITTSBURGH IN 2019: "DA VINCI THE EXHIBITION, AND "MUMMIES OF THE WORLD THE EXHIBITION." DA VINCI FEATURED ART REPRODUCTIONS, RECREATED INVENTIONS, AND EIGHT ACTIVITY TABLES INSPIRED BY LEONARD DA VINCI'S CREATIONS. MUMMIES OF THE WORLD FEATURED THE LARGEST COLLECTION OF REAL MUMMIES AND RELATED ARTIFACTS EVER ASSEMBLED. IN THE SUMMER OF 2019, THE BUHL PLANETARIUM AND OBSERVATORY INTRODUCED A NEW SHOW, "FLY ME TO THE MOON," IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING. THE SHOW HIGHLIGHTED PITTSBURGHERS' CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE APOLLO 11 MISSION. THE CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER CONTINUES TO BE RECOGNIZED INTERNATIONALLY AS A LEADER IN PROMOTING STEM LITERACY, AND IS DEDICATED TO NURTURING THE NEXT GENERATION OF INNOVATORS AND LEADERS WHO WILL RISE TO MEET TOMORROW'S WORKFORCE NEEDS. ATTENDANCE IN 2019 REACHED 734,316.


CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY (CMNH) CONTINUES TO BE RANKED AMONG THE TOP NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS IN THE COUNTRY. IT MAINTAINS, PRESERVES, AND INTERPRETS AN EXTRAORDINARY COLLECTION OF MORE THAN 22 MILLION OBJECTS AND SCIENTIFIC SPECIMENS USED TO BROADEN THE UNDERSTANDING OF EVOLUTION, CONSERVATION, AND BIODIVERSITY. CMNH GENERATES NEW SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE, ADVANCES SCIENCE LITERACY, AND INSPIRES VISITORS OF ALL AGES TO BECOME PASSIONATE ABOUT SCIENCE, NATURE AND WORLD CULTURES. IN 2019, FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF THE "WE ARE NATURE EXHIBITION," CMNH OPENED ITS ANTHROPOCENE LIVING ROOM, A SPACE FOR CONTINED EXPLORATION OF THE TOPIC. THE MUSEUM ALSO LAUNCHED NATURE 360, A WEEKLY ONSITE PROGRAM FOR KIDS AGES 8-13 TO LEARN ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT, AND THE CLIMATE AND RURAL SYSTEMS PARTNERSHIP, A LEARNING NETWORK TO CONNECT AND EMPOWER WESTERN PA EDUCATORS, SCIENTISTS, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES WITH RURAL AUDIENCES. IN THE FALL OF 2019, THE TRAVELING EXHIBITION, "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: 50 GREATEST WILDLIFE," WAS LAUNCHED AT THE MUSEUM. ATTENDANCE REACHED 329,647 IN 2019.


THE ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM (AWM) WORKED WITH MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ARTIST KIM GORDON TO CURATE HER FIRST NORTH AMERCIAN MUSEUM SOLO-EXHIBITION IN 2019; MORE THAN 550 GUESTS ATTENDED THE EXHIBITION OPENING. AS PART OF THE WARHOL'S FALL ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, THE MUSEUM OPENED ANDY WARHOL: REVELATION," CURATED BY WARHOL CHIEF CURATOR JOSE CARLOS DIAZ. THIS EXHIBITION WAS THE FIRST TO EXAMINE ANDY WARHOL'S COMPLEX CATHOLIC FAITH IN RELATION TO HIS ARTISTIC PRODUCTION. ON ITS' ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND, OCTOBER 19-20, A 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA WAS HELD, WELCOMING 600 GUESTS; ANOTHER 200 GUESTS ATTENDED A LATE-NIGHT PARTY. THE FOLLOWING DAY, THE MUSEUM WAS OPEN FREE TO THE PUBLIC WITH VARIOUS ART ACTIVITIES AND PERFORMANCES. ATTENDANCE FOR AWM REACHED 186,408 VISITORS.EXPENSES: $7,185,928. INCLUDING GRANTS OF $0. REVENUE $4,891,113.OTHER PROGRAMS OFFERED VIA THE ARTS EDUCATION COLLABORATIVEEXPENSES: $545,555. INCLUDING GRANTS OF $0. REVENUE $84,102.


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Outside Vendors & Contractors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
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Construction
$922,216
Culinaire International Inc
Catering/food Service
$469,837
Jlb & Associates Llc
Security Services
$3,906,422
Mechanical Operations Co Inc
Building Mechanical Services
$272,847
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Construction
$1,015,767
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$1,340,887
Related organizations$267,338
Government grants $4,742,750
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$15,100,535
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $585,279
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$21,451,510
Total Program Service Revenue$22,067,037
Investment income $5,821,303
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $10,496
Net Rental Income $3,069,348
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $18,738,896
Net Income from Fundraising Events -$761,789
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $1,043,178
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $71,439,979

Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 9 grants that Carnegie Institute has recieved totaling $110,397.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$51,197
William S Beamer Charitable Fund

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING

$20,000
Amelia Miles Foundation 26988-6 Nect

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: GENERAL

$15,000
Amelia Miles Foundation 26988-6 Nect

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: GENERAL

$15,000
Bruce D & Treasure Sachnoff Charit Family Foundation

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING

$5,500
Mary Jane & Joseph P Platt Jr Family Foundation Inc

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: 1895 SOCIETY

$2,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$334,163,323
Earnings$59,047,031
Admin Expense$344,031
Net Contributions$2,176,000
Other Expense$18,188,000
Ending Balance$376,854,323

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