Confidence for
the Future

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

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.

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What Clients Are Saying

Far more than “just” accountants, Smith + 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


“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

A Nationally Recognized Accounting Firm

With clients operating in all 50 states, Smith + Howard brings a level of expertise and knowledge to serve our clients. The Smith + 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 and nonprofit advisors?

Smith + Howard’s team of 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?


Kimberly Bland
Smith + Howard PC
Smith + Howard Advisory LLC

I love when my clients reach out to me for advice or ask for my opinion. I want to be their trusted advisor, and being able to provide guidance is rewarding and motivating.

Sabre Linahan
Smith + Howard Advisory LLC

We have an incredible employee base - people who are smart, dedicated and excited to serve our clients. I am proud to work alongside our people, help them learn and grow, and introduce them to our clients to continue expanding the relationships our clients have within our firm.


How can we work with you?

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.