New Orleans Museum Of Art

New Orleans Museum Of Art Overview

New Orleans Museum Of Art is located in New Orleans, LA. The organization was established in 1963. 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 12/2019, New Orleans Museum Of Art employed 134 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, New Orleans Museum Of Art generated $14.8m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 6.7% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $13.5m during the year ending 12/2019. While expenses have increased by 10.7% 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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TO INSPIRE THE LOVE OF ART; TO COLLECT, PRESERVE, EXHIBIT AND PRESENT EXCELLENCE IN THE VISUAL ARTS; TO EDUCATE, CHALLENGE, AND ENGAGE A DIVERSE PUBLIC.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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COLLECTION DEPARTMENT SERVICES & ACQUISITIONS:THE HEART OF NOMA IS ITS FINE ART COLLECTION. THE MUSEUM EMPLOYS A PROFESSIONAL CURATORIAL STAFF WHOSE FUNCTION IS TO CARE FOR ITS COLLECTIONS; CARRY OUT RESEARCH ON THE OBJECTS IN THE COLLECTION; ORGANIZE SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS ON PARTICULAR SUBJECTS OR THEMES TO PRESENT NUMEROUS AND DIVERSE OPPORTUNITIES FOR VISITORS TO ENGAGE WITH WORKS OF ART; WRITE SCHOLARLY INTERPRETATIVE ARTICLES, CATALOGUES AND BOOKS ON ART SUBJECTS; RECOMMEND AND OVERSEE NEEDED RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION TREATMENT ON OBJECTS IN THE COLLECTION; CULTIVATE AND ADVISE PRIVATE ART COLLECTORS AND ENCOURAGE DONATIONS; SEEK OUT AND RECOMMEND OBJECTS FOR ACQUISITION OR DEACCESSION BY THE MUSEUM.THE MUSEUM HAS DEVELOPED AN ACCESSION POLICY FOR ACQUIRING WORKS OF ART EITHER THROUGH PURCHASE OR BY GIFT WITH A GOAL OF CONTINUING TO AUGMENT ITS HOLDINGS IN THE AREAS OF ITS STRENGTHS RATHER THAN INAUGURATING NEW AREAS.THE MUSEUM HAS FOCUSED ITS COLLECTING ACTIVITIES IN SEVERAL SPECIALIZED AREAS; BY FOCUSING ON CONTINUING TO UPGRADE IN THESE SELECTED AREAS, THE MUSEUM HAS BEEN ABLE TO ASSEMBLE AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF BOTH QUALITY AND DEPTH.WHILE ART PURCHASES ARE ESSENTIALLY LIMITED TO THE DESIGNATED AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION, THE BOARD AND STAFF ARE ALWAYS WILLING TO CONSIDER NEW AREAS OF COLLECTING AS OPPORTUNITIES ARISE, PARTICULARLY THROUGH DONATIONS. THE OVERRIDING CRITERION FOR PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS IS THE QUALITY OF INDIVIDUAL WORKS OF ART.THE EIGHT AREAS OF COLLECTION SPECIALIZATION ARE: EUROPEAN ART FROM THE 16TH THROUGH 21ST CENTURIES (PARTICULARLY THE WORKS OF THE FRENCH SCHOOL); THE ARTS OF THE AMERICAS (PRE-COLUMBIAN, LATIN AMERICAN, AND AMERICAN PAINTING AND SCULPTURE); AFRICAN AND OCEANIC ART; ASIAN ART (PARTICULARLY CHINESE AND JAPANESE OF THE EDO PERIOD 1615-1867); PHOTOGRAPHY; DECORATIVE ARTS; GRAPHICS AND SCULPTURE.THE DIRECTOR OF THE MUSEUM, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CURATORIAL STAFF, RECOMMENDS ALL PURCHASES AND GIFTS TO THE ACCESSIONS COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THEIR APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL. THE FULL BOARD THEN APPROVES THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ACCESSIONS COMMITTEE.


EXHIBITION SERVICES:THE MUSEUM'S EXHIBITION PROGRAM IS TWO-FOLD: INSTALLATION OF THE PERMANENT COLLECTION AND PRESENTATION OF SPECIAL TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS. SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION ARE INSTALLED BY THE CURATORIAL STAFF IN THE GALLERIES IN AN ARRANGEMENT WHICH WILL PRESENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR VISITORS TO ENGAGE WITH THE WORKS OF ART. A MEANINGFUL PROGRESSION OF PERIODS AND CULTURES WILL AID THE MUSEUM VISITOR IN HIS/HER APPRECIATION AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE ARTWORKS. WHEN AVAILABLE, WORKS ON LOAN FROM OTHER SOURCES CAN EFFECTIVELY AUGMENT THE INSTALLATIONS AND FILL IN GAPS IN THE COLLECTION.TO COMPLEMENT THE PERMANENT COLLECTION INSTALLATIONS, THE CURATORIAL STAFF DESIGNS A PROGRAM OF SPECIAL TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS OF VARIOUS SIZES PRESENTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. THESE EXHIBITIONS ORIGINATED BY THE STAFF OR BROUGHT IN FROM OTHER NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL SOURCES OFFER A WIDE VARIETY OF SUBJECTS, THEMES, STYLISTIC MODES, CULTURES, AND ARTISTS.


EDUCATION AND LEARNING DIVISION:THE MUSEUM'S EDUCATION AND LEARNING DEPARTMENT FOCUSES ON IN-HOUSE AND OUTREACH ACTIVITIES. PROFESSIONAL MUSEUM STAFF TRAIN VOLUNTEER DOCENTS TO GIVE GUIDED TOURS OF THE MUSEUM AND DEVISE AND IMPLEMENT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS SUCH AS LECTURES, SYMPOSIUMS, FILMS, CONCERTS, FAMILY FESTIVALS WITH SPECIFIC THEMES, CHILDREN'S ART CLASSES AND DOCENT LEAD SCHOOL TOURS TO COMPLIMENT THE SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS AND PERMANENT COLLECTION. OUTREACH PROGRAMS ARE FOCUSED TEACHER WORKSHOPS AND SCHOOL CURRICULUM BASED PROGRAMS IMBEDDED IN DESIGNATED PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITH THE GREATEST NEEDS.THE EDUCATION AND LEARNING DIVISION SERVICED APPROXIMATELY 29,000 PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY IN 2019.


MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM:THE NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART OFFERS NUMEROUS MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES THAT OFFER VARIOUS LEVELS OF UNIQUE CULTURAL PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT OF NOMA. THESE MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES INCLUDE SPECIAL PREVIEWS OF ALL EXHIBITIONS, A QUARTERLY PUBLICATION WITH ADVANCE NOTICE OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND SPECIAL EVENTS, AS WELL AS ARTICLES ON EXHIBITIONS, COLLECTIONS, ARTISTS, WORKS OF ART AND OTHER RELATED SUBJECTS AS WELL AS OTHER PRIVILEGES APPROPRIATE FOR THE LEVEL OF GIVING.


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New Orleans Museum Of Art Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Eskew Dumez Ripple
Architecture Services
$517,443
Palmisano Contractors Llc
Contractor Services
$4,465,440
Reed Hilderbrand Llc
Architecture Services
$185,593
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$848,395
Fundraising events$743,433
Related organizations$0
Government grants $226,078
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$12,030,025
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $143,701
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$13,847,931
Total Program Service Revenue$861,875
Investment income $919,986
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $2,063
Net Rental Income $53,889
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales -$909,279
Net Income from Fundraising Events -$182,334
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $192,056
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $14,791,645

New Orleans Museum Of Art Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 11 grants that New Orleans Museum Of Art has recieved totaling $63,272.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Booth-Bricker Fund

New Orleans, LA

PURPOSE: MATCHING TRUSTEE'S GIFT

$17,500
Booth-Bricker Fund

New Orleans, LA

PURPOSE: MATCHING TRUSTEE'S GIFT

$17,500
Robert E Zetzmann Family Foundation

Metairie, LA

PURPOSE: MUSEUM

$15,000
William And Mary Louise Christovich Charitable Foundation

New Orleans, LA

PURPOSE: OPERATING EXPENSE

$2,886
William And Mary Louise Christovich Charitable Foundation

New Orleans, LA

PURPOSE: OPERATING EXPENSE

$2,886
Mary E Peters & Robert W Polchow Foundation

New Orleans, LA

PURPOSE: GENERAL FUND

$2,500
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$48,760,839
Earnings$8,614,679
Admin Expense$2,889,589
Net Contributions$2,343,177
Other Expense$2,790,371
Ending Balance$54,038,735

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