NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN

aka National Academy   |   New York, NY   |  http://www.nationalacademy.org/

Mission

Founded in 1825, the National Academy of Design promotes art and architecture in America through exhibition and instruction. As the leading honorary society for visual artists and architects in the United States, we advocate for the arts as a tool for education, celebrate the role of artists and architects in public life, and serve as a catalyst for cultural conversations that propel society forward.

Ruling year info

1935

Executive Director

Mr. Gregory Wessner

Main address

15 Gramercy Park South

New York, NY 10003 USA

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EIN

13-1628183

NTEE code info

Art Museums (A51)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Professional Societies, Associations (A03)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design

On view at various venues across the country from February, 2019 through January, 2022.

For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design is organized by the National Academy of Design in collaboration with the American Federation of Arts. The exhibition is curated by Diana Thompson, Director of Collections and Curatorial Affairs, National Academy of Design; and Jeremiah William McCarthy, Associate Curator, American Federation of Arts.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

How we listen

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NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN

Board of directors
as of 9/9/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Douglas Polley

Noyack Creek Capital

Steve Blitz

Willard Boepple

Artist

Paul Broches

Mitchell/Giurgola Architects

Veronica Bulgari

Bulgari

Walter Chatham

Walter F. Chatham Architects

Donna Dennis

Artist

Buzzy Geduld

Cougar Capital, LLC

Andrew Ginzel

Artist

Julie Heffernan

Artist

Lisa Hoke

Artist

Wendy Evans Joseph

Studio Joseph

Roberto Juarez

Artist

Richard Kalina

Artist

Anthony Panzera

Artist

Judy Pfaff

Artist

Douglas Polley

Noyack Creek

James Siena

Artist

Samira Sine

Jane Stageberg

Bade Stageberg Cox

Tim Walch

Leslie Wayne

Artist

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 09/02/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

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Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 09/02/2021

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We measure and then disaggregate job satisfaction and retention data by race, function, level, and/or team.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.