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Financial Information

Download the fiscal year 2018 Annual Report.

Download the fiscal year 2017 Form 990 IRS filing.

Download the fiscal year 2017 Audited Financial Statement.

Download the fiscal year 2016 Annual Report.

Download the fiscal year 2015 Annual Report.

Download the fiscal year 2014 Annual Report.

Privacy Policy

The American Folk Art Museum is deeply committed to safeguarding your privacy online. The museum does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals—such as names and postal and/or e-mail addresses—except when it is knowingly provided by said individuals. This Privacy Policy only applies to transactions made and data gathered on the  website and does not apply to any other website. The terms of this Privacy Policy shall govern all interactions with the museum through either the museum’s website or e-mail. By using the museum’s website or communicating with the museum by e-mail, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. The museum asks that our visitors periodically review this page to ensure familiarity with the most current version of our privacy statement.


When You Register
You may use the American Folk Art Museum’s website without registering or submitting any personally identifiable information. However, in order to have access to certain options, such as the museum’s e-mail newsletters, you must register online.

If you decide to register online, you will be asked to provide personally identifiable information that may include a user name and password, your name, e-mail address, postal address, and phone number. Online memberships are processed through a secure server, Shopify. For further inquiries, please see Shopify’s Privacy Policy.

When You Make a Donation of Purchase a Membership Online
The museum will ask you to provide personally identifiable information necessary to process and service your Membership and/or donation that may include your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card number. When you make a donation or purchase a Membership online, your credit card information will be temporarily stored on a secure server, Shopify. The museum will retain the personally identifiable information you provided for its records.

How the Museum Uses Information Provided by Visitors
The American Folk Art Museum uses the information you provide to facilitate customer service in the Museum Shop or in the Membership department. If you decide to utilize the MailChimp option, the museum will use your information to provide you with updates about exhibitions, programs, and special offers available to you.

Any personally identifiable information voluntarily provided by you will be used for the purpose(s) for which the information was provided and may be shared with other carefully screened reputable organizations or companies whose products and services might interest you but whose privacy policies may differ from the American Folk Art Museum’s. Your personally identifiable information will not be disclosed or used for purposes other than those specified without your consent, except as authorized by law.

Opting Out
If you prefer not to have your personally identifiable information shared this way, you may indicate this at the time you provide the information. If an “opt-out” option is not offered, or if you decide after you have provided this information that you do not want the museum to share your information with any other organization, you may send an e-mail requesting that the museum not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for marketing purposes. The museum cannot, however, remove your name from any third-party list; you will have to contact them directly.


If you sign up for or subscribe to an e-mail newsletter, discussion list, or special interest alert, you will receive the information that you have requested; you have the option of unsubscribing or removing your name from the list at any time. By providing this information, you may receive occasional e-mail messages from the American Folk Art Museum or other organizations, for marketing and promotional purposes.

The museum tries to respond to e-mail messages requiring a response, including customer service inquiries related to purchases in the Museum Shop, within one week. If you e-mail the museum, your message and e-mail address will be forwarded to the appropriate department within the museum. Any message, material, business information, ideas, concepts, or other information sent to the museum by e-mail will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purpose but to contact you if needed.


The American Folk Art Museum website does not use cookies to collect or store any personally identifying information about users. A cookie is a small amount of data that is exchanged between your browser and the American Folk Art Museum web server and is unique to your browsing session.  If you choose to reject cookies, you will still be able to use the American Folk Art Museum website.

If you sign up for the museum’s MailChimp newsletter or special-interest alert, you will receive the information that you have requested; you have the option of unsubscribing or removing your name from the list at any time. Any information you choose to provide regarding special interests may be used for marketing and promotional purposes. For further inquiries, please see the MailChimp Privacy Policy.

Copyright and other proprietary rights may be held by individuals or entities other than, or in addition to, the American Folk Art Museum. The museum does not warrant that the use of materials displayed on this website will not infringe on the rights of third parties, such as artists or artists’ heirs holding the rights to these works. For works of art from other museums, institutions, or owners reproduced on this site, contact the institution or owners credited in the work’s caption.

Contact the photo services department for information on licensing text or images for reproduction.

The American Folk Art Museum may revise its Privacy Policy at any time. You are encouraged to visit this page periodically to review the museum’s current policy so that you will always know what information the museum gathers and how that information may be used.

The American Folk Art Museum’s website may contain links to other Internet sites. The museum encourages all of our partners, contributors, and third parties to implement policies and practices that respect the privacy of its users. However, the museum is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites. Once you leave this website the Privacy Policy will not apply.