Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens

Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens Overview

Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens is located in Washington, DC. The organization was established in 2019. According to its NTEE Classification (A80) the organization is classified as: Historical Organizations, under the broad grouping of Arts, Culture & Humanities and related organizations. As of 12/2019, Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens employed 139 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, Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens generated $16.4m in total revenue. This organization has experienced exceptional growth, as over the past 3 years, it has increased revenue by an average of 12.5% each year . All expenses for the organization totaled $11.9m during the year ending 12/2019. While expenses have increased by 3.4% per year over the past 3 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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HILLWOOD ESTATE, MUSEUM & GARDEN'S (HILLWOOD) MISSION IS TO SHARE THE RENOWNED ART COLLECTIONS, EXCEPTIONAL GARDENS AND RELATED PUBLIC AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS WITH A WIDE AND DIVERSE AUDIENCE. SINCE ITS OPENING, HILLWOOD HAS SERVED HUNDREDS-OF-THOUSANDS OF VISITORS, INCLUDING LOCAL AND VISITING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC, FAMILIES (TRADITIONAL AND NON-TRADITIONAL), CURATORS AND SCHOLARS, AND PRE-SCHOOL THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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PHYSICAL PLANT: HILLWOOD'S TWENTY-FIVE ACRE ESTATE COMPRISES TWELVE ACRES OF MANICURED GARDENS, INCLUDING A JAPANESE-STYLE GARDEN, A FRENCH PARTERRE, A ROSE GARDEN, PUTTING GREEN, CUTTING GARDEN, AND MANY PATHWAYS WINDING THROUGH AZALEAS AND OTHER BLOOMING SHRUBS, SURROUNDED BY THIRTEEN ACRES OF WOODLANDS. THE 26,000 SQUARE FOOT MANSION, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, DISPLAYS POST'S EXTENSIVE ART COLLECTIONS IN THE ORIGINAL DOMESTIC SETTING SHE CREATED FOR HER OWN AND HER GUESTS' ENJOYMENT AND TO BE LEFT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC AFTER HER DEMISE. OTHER BUILDINGS ON THE CAMPUS INCLUDE THE VISITORS CENTER, GREENHOUSES, CAFE, LIBRARY, TWO BUILDINGS WHERE SPECIAL EXHIBITS ARE SHOWN, AND NUMEROUS STAFF BUILDINGS. THERE ARE A TOTAL OF SIXTEEN STRUCTURES AND ONE PARKING DECK ON SITE.


COLLECTIONS: IMPORTANT COLLECTIONS OF RUSSIAN IMPERIAL ART, FRENCH DECORATIVE ARTS, COSTUMES, TEXTILES AND JEWELRY ARE DISPLAYED IN THE MANSION AND THROUGH SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RUSSIAN COLLECTION INCLUDE AN 1884 DIAMOND CROWN WORN BY THE LAST EMPRESS ALEXANDRA AT HER MARRIAGE TO NICHOLAS II; AND A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF SOME EIGHTY WORKS BY FABERGE, INCLUDING TWO IMPERIAL EASTER EGGS. THE FRENCH HOLDINGS INCLUDE FUNISHINGS, TAPESTRIES AND PORCELAIN, PRIMARILY FROM THE 18TH CENTURY, NUMEROUS PIECES OF FAMED SEVRES PORCELAIN AND SPECTACULAR BEAUVAIS TAPESTRIES DESIGNED BY FRANCOIS BOUCHER. THE FASHION HOLDINGS SPAN THE FIRST SEVEN DECADES OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND THE JEWELRY COLLECTION FEATURES HISTORICAL PIECES AND WORKS FROM THE MAIN JEWELRY HOUSES FOT EH 1900'S, INCLUDING CARTIER, HARRY WINSTON ADN VAN CLEEF & ARPELS. IN TOTAL, HILLWOOD'S COLLECTIONS INCLUDE SOME 20,000 OBJECTS.


INTERPRETATION AND PROGRAMS: THROUGH ITS IMMERSIVE VISITOR EXPERIENCE, ROBUST CALENDAR OF SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, HILLWOOD SERVES OVER 80,000 INDIVIDUALS ANNUALLY. ALL VISITORS TO HILLWOOD HAVE ACCESS TO INFORMATIONAL TOURS, INCLUDING DOCENT-LED TOURS, SELF-GUIDED TOURS ACCOMPANIED BY RICH INFORMATIONAL BOOKLETS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH, FRENCH, SPANISH AND RUSSIAN, AND SELF-GUIDED AUDIO TOURS FOR THE MANSION AND GARDENS, ALL OF WHICH ARE SUPPLEMENTED BY EXPLANATORY OBJECT LABELS.HILLWOOD ROUTINELY ENGAGES WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS THAT INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ART DECO SOCIETY, ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL, LEVINE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, RAINBOW FAMILIES, KIDS EUROFEST, GIRL SCOUT TROOPS REGION-WIDE, AS WELL AS EMBASSIES SUCH AS FRENCH, BELGIAN, SPANISH AND THE NETHERLANDS.


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Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
The Whiting Turner Contracting Co
Construction Services
$568,909
Ewing Cole Inc
Architect Design Services
$468,821
Laplaca Cohen Advertising Inc
Advertising
$438,495
C&w Services
Custodial Services
$197,615
Constellation Culinary
Cafe Services
$160,087
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$634,201
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $839,708
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$2,315,532
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $1,533,123
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$3,789,441
Total Program Service Revenue$847,562
Investment income $5,112,454
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $6,272
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $6,271,095
Net Income from Fundraising Events $180,287
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $219,436
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $16,426,947

Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 3 grants that Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens has recieved totaling $30,085.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
C K Williams Foundation

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING

$25,000
Witt-Hoey Foundation Inc

Baltimore, MD

PURPOSE: CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION

$5,000
Koll Family Foundation

Bethesda, MD

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$85
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