Facts & Figures



Individual: 24,369
Adult Group: 1,185
Education: 7,029
Programs: 2,586
Special Events: 2,166
Visitors under 7: 298
Members: 3,535
Member Events: 948

Total: 42,116

Website Unique Visitors: 410,000
Mobile Website Unique Visitors: 112,000



Volunteers at Fenimore Art Museum generously donated their time and talents throughout the year to make our programs and events a success. Thank you!

Number of Volunteers = 59

Total number of Volunteer Hours in 2017 = 1,845.5



Museum members provide a vital base of support for our museum, exhibitions, collections and educational programming. We extend our sincere appreciation to our 2,313 members who supported us in 2017. We are so grateful for your commitment to our mission. Thank you!

For more information on becoming a member, to see the variety of membership levels that we offer, or to renew your membership, please visit fenimoreartmuseum.org/join today!

Balance Sheet


Fenimore Art Museum
Balance Sheet
December 31, 2017


Cash and Cash Equivalents                                                                                  $7,695,775
Investments                                                                                                            $41,345,778
Receivable from TFM                                                                                            $98,209
Contributions Receivable                                                                                     $230,514
Prepaid Expenses and Other Assets                                                                  $136,420
Inventories                                                                                                             $387,724
Land, Buildings and Equipment, Net                                                                 $4,244,878

Total Assets                                                                                                            $54,139,298


Liabilities and Net Assets

Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses                                                        $160,960
Deferred Revenue                                                                                                $332,462

Total Liabilities                                                                                                      $493,422


Net Assets:

Undesignated                                                                                                       $5,339,065
Designated for Investing                                                                                    $3,175,895
Temporarily Restricted:
Accumulation of Endowment Earnings                                                            $42,024,077
Other                                                                                                                      $401,243
Permanently Restricted                                                                                       $2,705,596

Total Net Assets                                                                                                    $53,645,876


Total Liabilities and Net Assets                                                                          $54,139,298


Fenimore Art Museum is a private, nongovernmental, nonprofit educational organization that is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a 501(c)(3). Gifts to Fenimore Art Museum are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. For more information, Fenimore Art Museum’s IRS form 990 can be viewed at guidestar.org.