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Hammer Museum

Believes in the promise of art and ideas to illuminate our lives and build a more just world.

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four stars

96.62

10899 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90024
tel: (310) 443-7070   Web Site
EIN: 95-4217197

Board Leadership
Marcy Carsey
Chair

CEO
Ann Philbin
Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.62 four stars
  Financial 95.22 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Hammer Museum at UCLA believes in the promise of art and ideas to illuminate our lives and build a more just world.

The Hammer Museum champions the art and artists who challenge us to see the world in a new light, to experience the unexpected, to ignite our imaginations, and inspire change.

The Hammer understands that art not only has the power to transport us through aesthetic experience but can also provide significant insight into some of the most pressing cultural, political, and social questions of our time. We share the unique and invaluable perspectives that artists have on the world around us.

A vibrant intellectual and creative nexus, the Hammer is fueled by dynamic exhibitions and programs-including lectures, symposia, film series, readings, and musical performances-that spark meaningful encounters with art and ideas.

And through our unwavering commitment to free admission and free public programs, the Hammer is open for all and FREE FOR GOOD.

The Hammer Museum at UCLA believes in the promise of art and ideas to illuminate our lives and build a more just world.

The Hammer Museum champions the art and artists who challenge us to see the world in a new light, to experience the unexpected, to ignite our imaginations, and inspire change.

The Hammer understands that art not only has the power to transport us through aesthetic experience but can also provide significant insight into some of the most pressing cultural, political, and social questions of our time. We share the unique and invaluable perspectives that artists have on the world around us.

A vibrant intellectual and creative nexus, the Hammer is fueled by dynamic exhibitions and programs-including lectures, symposia, film series, readings, and musical performances-that spark meaningful encounters with art and ideas.

And through our unwavering commitment to free admission and free public programs, the Hammer is open for all and FREE FOR GOOD.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of broadcast audience members
66,000
Number of unique website visitors
1,097,740
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
75.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.09
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hammer Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hammer Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hammer Museum (CA) 96.62 four stars
The Baltimore Museum of Art (MD) 87.35 three stars
New Orleans Museum of Art (LA) 87.44 three stars
The Barnes Foundation (PA) 89.61 three stars
North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation (NC) 89.83 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $37,493,433
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $425,678
   Fundraising Events $2,527,407
   Related Organizations $3,910,045
   Government Grants $33,500
Total Contributions $44,390,063
   Program Service Revenue $1,399,592
Total Primary Revenue $45,789,655
   Other Revenue $5,347,514
TOTAL REVENUE $51,137,169
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,135,203
   Administrative Expenses $3,186,773
   Fundraising Expenses $3,122,235
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,444,211
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $23,692,958
   
Net Assets $264,474,610

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
Exhibitions, Publications & Collections $16,159,403 76.4%
Public and Academic Programs $4,613,251 21.8%
Digital & Web Initiatives $362,549 1.7%

Ratings History
Hammer Museum has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 96.62 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 96.23 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.10 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.07 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.06 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 91.43 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2015 89.91 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 86.50 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 87.22 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 89.27 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 87.78 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 87.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 91.98 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 92.06 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 88.90 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 96.69 four stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 81.25 three stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 86.26 three stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 91.44 four stars
2002-06 02/01/2004 80.20 three stars

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

EIN 95-4217197
Name in IRS Master File ARMAND HAMMER MUSEUM OF ART AND CULTURAL CENTER INC
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
Foundation Status 509(a)(3) Type III functionally integrated
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 November, 2017
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$483,040 1.76% Ann Philbin Museum Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hammer Museum (CA) 96.62 four stars
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (MA) 88.13 three stars
Denver Art Museum (CO) 88.77 three stars
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (CA) 90.69 four stars
Milwaukee Art Museum (WI) 91.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
tel: (310) 443-7070
EIN: 95-4217197

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Board Leadership

Marcy Carsey
Chair

CEO

Ann Philbin
Director

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