Art Gallery of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1
Executive Director: Catherine Crowston
Board Chair: Barry Zalmanowitz
Charitable Reg. #: 11923 0902 RR0001
Grade: CThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #36
Avg. Compensation $59,643
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||1|
|$120k - $160k||1|
|$80k - $120k||1|
|$40k - $80k||7|
About Art Gallery of Alberta:
Founded in 1924, The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is a museum dedicated to excellence, innovation in programming and presentation of visual arts in Western Canada and across the nation. It creates an engaging environment where people are motivated to transform their understanding of the world by connecting with the visual arts. AGA maintains a collection of over 6,000 objects and is the oldest cultural institution in Alberta.
In 2010, AGA opened a new building as part of its development program. In F2012, AGA welcomed 123,000 visitors and 156,431 people attended its Travelling Exhibition presentations, an off-site provincial travelling exhibition program that brings visual art to 48 smaller communities in Alberta. AGA conducts art exhibitions and galleries throughout the year. AGA reaches people through its various public programs such as Talks and Panels, film and performance, education programs, teacher and school programs, family programs and art classes and camps.
In F2012, AGA’s administrative costs were 11% of its revenues and its fundraising costs were 34% of donations. It has $2.2m in funding reserves (including $1.6m in endowment funds) that cover 47% of the annual program costs.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||10.5%||14.1%||6.9%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||33.8%||22.8%||30.3%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||46.7%||9.2%||29.5%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fees for service||1,934||2,136||2,416|
|Cash flow from operations||1,430||(364)||3,518|