Arts, Culture, and Humanities

American Museum of Natural History

  • New York, NY
  • www.amnh.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the American Museum of Natural History is "to discover, interpret, and disseminate - through scientific research and education - knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe."

Main Programs

  1. Program Overview

service areas

International

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Areas Served Narrative

The American Museum of Natural History is a highly complex, multifaceted organization with broad international scope and impact.  For over a century, AMNH has been a leader in research in the natural sciences and anthropology, as well as in education and exhibition.

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ruling year

1943

Principal Officer

Ms. Ellen Futter

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Keywords

United States, International

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EIN

13-6162659

 Number

4183056611

Also Known As

AMNH

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Natural History, Natural Science Museums (A56)

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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Program 1

Program Overview

The American Natural History Museum fulfills its mission through scientific research, permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as, through educational programs such as symposia, lectures, workshops and performances.

Category

Science & Technology

Budget

$148,970,789.00

Population Served

General Public/Unspecified

service areas

International

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Areas Served Narrative

The American Museum of Natural History is a highly complex, multifaceted organization with broad international scope and impact.  For over a century, AMNH has been a leader in research in the natural sciences and anthropology, as well as in education and exhibition.

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Financials

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

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Operations

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American Museum of Natural History

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Ellen Futter

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Lewis Bernard

No Affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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