Confidence for the Future

Helping museums fulfill their mission with financial guidance based on a deep understanding of their organization and the industry.

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Advancing Your Mission Through Deep Expertise

The significance of your mission to your community, and often the nation, is inspirational and vital. At Smith + Howard, we provide world-class accounting, advisory and tax services for mission-minded organizations that educate and inspire communities and visitors. We understand the cultural nature of your work, the financial and operational challenges you face, and your aspirations for long-term sustainability.


Future Proof Your Museum

Download the guide to learn eight future-conscious strategies you can take action on today to protect and enhance the financial health of your museum. 


What clients are saying
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“I think they are exceptionally good listeners. I appreciate people who have that skill, and it’s very genuine. They’re a very “do business” thorough firm. They are a great partner – the essence of what you want for a firm.”

Virginia Hepner, Retired CEO, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta

“Far more than “just” accountants, Smith and Howard adds strategic value and insights to our museum. Their team is knowledgeable, bringing a blend of specialized museum and nonprofit expertise to us and they do it in an understandable, personable way.”

Catherine Nowell, EVP and CFO, Fernbank Museum of Natural History

A Nationally Recognized Accounting Firm

With clients operating in all 50 states, Smith and Howard brings a level of expertise and knowledge to serve our clients. The Smith and Howard Arts and Culture team understands the complex financial and operational challenges faced by nonprofit organizations. We bring experience to identify and capitalize on opportunities. Whether navigating revenue streams or adhering to financial compliance, we understand the unique nuances of nonprofits like yours. 

Why engage our museum CPAs and nonprofit advisors?

Smith and Howard’s team of CPAs and advisors provide accounting, advisory and tax services to museums nationwide. A strong legacy of experience in nonprofits and a nonprofit team with specific and expansive proficiency in museums means you receive world-class insights, advice and timely execution of quality financial reporting and compliance work. Museum leaders and board members gain clarity and proactive solutions and support for their accounting department, board members, committee chairs and finance functions. Our team of skilled professionals goes above core accounting functions to offer advisory services that help you streamline operations, mitigate risks, build resiliency and accomplish tasks that advance your mission.

Our services to museums nationwide include:

  • Accounting Services
  • Tax Compliance
  • Foreign Activity Reporting
  • Tracking and Reporting on Diverse Assets
  • Recognition of Multiple Revenue Streams
  • Enterprise Risk Services
  • Advisory Services
  • Assurance services
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How can we work with you?

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Our museum accounting professionals are easy to work with, responsive, highly qualified and offer decades of insights, ideas, and financial acumen to advance and elevate your mission. We work with clients in person, virtually or in a hybrid format, nationwide.

If you are interested in working with our team of experts or wish to consult with one of our partners, please complete this form and someone will respond to you soon.

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