Contemporary Arts Center

Contemporary Arts Center Overview

Contemporary Arts Center is located in Cincinnati, OH. The organization was established in 1940. According to its NTEE Classification (A51) the organization is classified as: Art Museums, under the broad grouping of Arts, Culture & Humanities and related organizations. As of 08/2019, Contemporary Arts Center employed 122 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 08/2019, Contemporary Arts Center generated $5.1m in total revenue. This organization has experienced exceptional growth, as over the past 5 years, it has increased revenue by an average of 11.7% each year . All expenses for the organization totaled $5.3m during the year ending 08/2019. While expenses have increased by 2.2% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. 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 CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PEOPLE TO DISCOVER THE DYNAMIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ART AND LIFE BY EXHIBITING, BUT NOT COLLECTING, THE WORK OF PROGRESSIVE ARTISTS. IT WILL CONTINUALLY INCREASE ITS REGIONAL, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL INFLUENCE BY PROVIDING CHANGING VISUAL AND INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES THAT CHALLENGE, ENTERTAIN AND EDUCATE.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER (CAC) BRINGS THE BEST OF INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGINAL CONTEMPORARY ART TO MORE THAN 100,000 VISITORS ANNUALLY, CONNECTING VISITORS WITH A WIDE ARRAY OF EXCEPTIONAL ART BEING CREATED TODAY. IN ITS MYRIAD OF FORMS FROM VISUAL AND MEDIA ARTS TO PROFORMANCE AND BEYOND, THE CAC SERVES AS A COMMUNITY VENUE FOR CREATIVE EXPRESSIVE AND EXPLORATION AND DISCUSSING ISSUES OF OUR TIME AS THEY ARE RAISED IN PRESENTED WORKS. CAC ALSO OFFERS UNMUSEUM. THIS GALLERY, ON THE 6TH FLOOR OF THE ROSENTHAL CENTER, WAS DESIGNED TO CREATE THOUGHTFUL, HANDS-ON ART EXPREIENCES FOR YOUNG VISITORS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS/TEACHERS. THE GALLERY ALSO FEATURES COMMISSIONED WORKS BY LOCAL ARTISTS.


STUDENT AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH, FAMILY, EDUCATORS AND ADULTS ARE DESIGNED WITH THE GOAL THAT THEY SERVE AS BRIDGES TO THE ART, PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR VISITORS TO ENGAGE WITH WORKS, ARTISTS, STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND ONE ANOTHER IN THE EXPLORATION OF ART AND CREATIVE ACTIVITIES, REGARDLESS OF THEIR PREVIOUS KNOWLEGE OF OR EXPERIENCE WITH CONTEMPORARY ART. CAC PROGRAMS INCLUDE ARTISTS TALKS, MILESTONES, LECTURE SERIES, CURATORAL TALKS AND TOURS, FILMS, DOCENT-LED TOURS, FAMILY SATURDAYS AND THURSDAY ART PLAY, CONCERTS, PERFOMANCES AND TEACHER RESOURCES. TOGETHER, CAC EXHIBITIONS AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE ACCESSIBLE FOR VISITORS OF ALL AGES AND ABILITIES, OPENING THE WORLD OF CONTEMPORARY ART, INSPIRING CREATIVITY AND ENCOURAGEING CRITICAL THINKING. MOST EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED AT NO COST AND ARE HELD AT THE CAC. FREE ADMISSION AND EVENING HOURS ARE OFFERED ON MONDAY'S FROM 5PM TO 9PM.


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Contemporary Arts Center Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Raphaela Platow
Director & Chief Curator
$169,089
Ron Bates
Chair
$0
Kevin Ott
Vice-President
$0
Rosemary Schlachter
President
$0
John Benevides
Treasurer
$0
Stewart Turnbull
Secretary
$0

Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$3,251,371
Investment income $573,806
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income -$55,214
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $1,299,395
Net Income from Fundraising Events -$17,067
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $60,395
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $5,133,158

Contemporary Arts Center Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 5 grants that Contemporary Arts Center has recieved totaling $51,125.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
David F & Sara K Weston Fund

Galveston, TX

PURPOSE: EXHIBIT SPONSORSHIP

$25,000
David F & Sara K Weston Fund

Galveston, TX

PURPOSE: COVID-19 FUND

$15,000
Warrington Foundation

Cincinnati, OH

PURPOSE: GENERAL FUNDING

$6,000
J Frederick & Helen B Vogel Charitable Tr Uw 022390

Cincinnati, OH

PURPOSE: SUPPORT CHARITABLE PURPOSE

$5,000
Schimberg Family Charitable Foundation Inc

Cincinnati, OH

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATIONS

$125
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$23,399,753
Earnings$1,551,802
Admin Expense$120,631
Other Expense$7,096,870
Ending Balance$17,734,054

Contemporary Arts Center Peer Organizations

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