Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • New York, NY
  • www.metmuseum.org

Mission Statement

The premise on which the Museum was founded is "for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in [New York City] a museum and library of art, of encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts, and the application of arts to manufacture and practical life, of advancing the general knowledge of kindred subjects, and to that end of furnishing popular instruction".

service areas

International

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Areas Served Narrative

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.
Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum is located in New York City's Central Park along Fifth Avenue (from 80th to 84th Streets). Nearly five million people visit the Museum each year.

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ruling year

1994

Principal Officer since 2008

Thomas P Campbell

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Keywords

art museum, education, preservation

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EIN

13-1624086

Physical Address

1000 Fifth Ave

New York, NY 10028

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.

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Programs

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Population Served

service areas

International

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Areas Served Narrative

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.
Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum is located in New York City's Central Park along Fifth Avenue (from 80th to 84th Streets). Nearly five million people visit the Museum each year.

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Financials

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METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Thomas P Campbell

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Daniel Brodsky

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BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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