Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Edith Wharton Restoration Inc

  • LENOX , MA
  • www.edithwharton.org

Mission Statement

EWR's mission is to preserve and restore The Mount as a living tribute to its remarkable creator and to promote and celebrate the literary arts in all its forms. Its guiding principles are preservation, education, and quality in all endeavors.

Main Programs

  1. Historic event center
Service Areas

Self-reported

Massachusetts

Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York

ruling year

1979

Principal Officer since 2008

Self-reported

Susan Wissler

Co Principal Officer since 2010

Self-reported

Lise Dube-Scherr

Keywords

Self-reported

historic homes, gardens, literature, women, history, interior design

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Also Known As

The Mount

EIN

04-2666846

 Number

2218346259

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Museum & Museum Activities (A50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Historic event center

The Mount is host to many literary events, including readings, a biography lecture series that focuses primarily on women of achievement, and a poetry festival. This is in addition to special community events such as Family Fun Day, Some Enchanted Evenings at the Terrace Cafe, Friday French Breakfasts, and the hosting of horse drawn carriages.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$931,120.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Massachusetts

Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York

Social Media

Blog

photos


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Financials

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EDITH WHARTON RESTORATION INC
Fiscal year: Apr 01-Mar 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Edith Wharton Restoration Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Susan Wissler

Co Principal Officer

Lise Dube-Scherr

BIO

Ms. Wissler came to EWR in September of 2001 as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer before becoming the Executive Director in 2008. She graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and received her J.D. from Columbia University, where she graduated in the top third of her class. For the majority of her legal career, Ms. Wissler was a corporate attorney with Willkie Farr & Gallagher, NYC. She is admitted to the bar in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Gordon Travers

No Affiliation

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