Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Morris Jumel Mansion, Inc.

  • New York, NY
  • WWW.MORRISJUMEL.ORG

Mission Statement

Morris Jumel Mansion was founded in 1904 by the Washington Headquarters Association to operate the Morris-Jumel Mansion as a historic house museum and thereby seek to interpret Manhattans oldest residence for a diverse audience.

ruling year

1973

Executive Director since 2008

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Ms. Carol Ward

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EIN

13-2800646

 Number

3022245099

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies, Historic Preservation (A82)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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Program 1

The MJM organization explores 18th-century daily life and the historical principles relating to the American Revolution ($35,500). It also offers lectures, concerts, and performances on the American Revolution ($37,200). One of MJM's recent accomplishments was the inauguration of an annual jazz festival in memory of a musician who resided in the Jumel Terrace Historic District for 55 years.

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MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION INC
Fiscal year: Jun 01-May 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Morris Jumel Mansion, Inc.

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Executive Director

Ms. Carol Ward

BIO

Carol S. Ward has over 10 years of collaborative leadership in non-profit management, financial oversight, fundraising, strategic planning, Board relationships and grant-winning cultural program development.

Ms. Ward is an art historian with her BA from Mary Washington College, and two Masters Degrees, her first in Museum Education from the College of New Rochelle, and her second in Art History from Hunter College.

She has presented the keynote address at CLHO (Connecticut League of Historic Organizations) on connecting an historic site to the community, the annual NYCMER (New York City Museum Educators Roundtable) conferences on bringing contemporary art into an historic house museum and has also recently spoken at Mary Washington College about the future of careers in art history and the museum field.

Articles she has written have been published in The Historic House Trust journal, the American Alliance of Museums Magazine, Antiques Weekly and catalogs for the Bruce Museum, Morris-Jumel Mansion and Keno Auctions.

Her book "Visions of America: The Morris-Jumel Mansion" was published in 2015 and she has recently appeared in the documentary on the making of the hit musical "Hamilton."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Pamela Palanque-North

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