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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

San Diego Museum of Art

Balboa Park's largest art collection

four stars

92.54

1450 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
tel: (619) 696-1941   Web Site
EIN: 95-1696715

Board Leadership
Taffin Ann Ray
President

CEO
Roxana Velásquez
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.54 four stars
  Financial 89.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Opened in 1926, the historic San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) provides a rich and diverse cultural experience for 350,000 visitors annually. Located in Balboa Park, the Museum's nationally renowned collections include Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th- and 20th-century American paintings and sculptures. The Museum regularly features major exhibitions of art from around the world, as well as an extensive year-round schedule of supporting cultural and educational programs. SDMA's education department serves children, adults, educators, and families through educational and interpretive programs and performances in the Museum's galleries, classrooms, and auditorium, and through outreach programs in the community.

Opened in 1926, the historic San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) provides a rich and diverse cultural experience for 350,000 visitors annually. Located in Balboa Park, the Museum's nationally renowned collections include Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th- and 20th-century American paintings and sculptures. The Museum regularly features major exhibitions of art from around the world, as well as an extensive year-round schedule of supporting cultural and educational programs. SDMA's education department serves children, adults, educators, and families through educational and interpretive programs and performances in the Museum's galleries, classrooms, and auditorium, and through outreach programs in the community.

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Financial

three stars

89.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 21.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.58
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Museum of Art (CA) 92.54 four stars
Cincinnati Art Museum (OH) 97.00 four stars
The Cleveland Museum of Art (OH) 89.80 three stars
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MN) 90.17 four stars
Museum of Arts and Sciences (GA) 91.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,024,138
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,107,657
   Fundraising Events $756,159
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $440,018
Total Contributions $5,327,972
   Program Service Revenue $1,283,875
Total Primary Revenue $6,611,847
   Other Revenue $10,016,164
TOTAL REVENUE $16,628,011
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,691,964
   Administrative Expenses $3,037,276
   Fundraising Expenses $555,313
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,284,553
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-656,542
   
Net Assets $73,553,920

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Collections $6,182,900 45.2%
Exhibitions $3,901,487 28.5%
Programs $851,843 6.2%

Ratings History
San Diego Museum of Art has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.54 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 90.46 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 86.36 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.52 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.13 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.97 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 90.33 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 92.95 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 81.77 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.71 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 79.14 two stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 73.99 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 71.37 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 72.42 two stars
2005-06 02/01/2007 70.28 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 66.79 one star
2003-06 12/01/2004 81.99 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 72.70 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 67.19 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-1696715
Name in IRS Master File SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1935
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$326,805 1.89% Roxana Velasquez Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Museum of Art (CA) 92.54 four stars
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (CA) 88.06 three stars
Worcester Art Museum (MA) 87.66 three stars
The Barnes Foundation (PA) 90.86 four stars
Reynolda House Museum of American Art (NC) 93.93 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
tel: (619) 696-1941
fax: (619) 232-9367
EIN: 95-1696715

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 122107
San Diego, CA 92112

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Board Leadership

Taffin Ann Ray
President

CEO

Roxana Velásquez
Executive Director

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