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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Orange County Museum of Art

Enriching the lives of a diverse and changing community through modern and contemporary art

three stars

86.91

1661 West Sunflower Ave Santa Ana, CA 92704
tel: (949) 759-1122   Web Site
EIN: 95-1660847

Board Leadership
Craig W. Wells
President

CEO
Todd D. Smith
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.91 three stars
  Financial 95.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Orange County Museum of Art is the premier visual arts organization in Orange County, California, serving a population of nearly three million residents in one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. Critically acclaimed exhibitions such as Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterpieces from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone, and Birth of the Cool: Art Design, and Culture at Midcentury, draw more than 40,000 visitors annually. Some 15,000 children and adults participate in award winning education programs. The museum's collection comprises nearly 2,500 objects, with a concentration on the art of California from the early 20th century to present.

The Orange County Museum of Art is the premier visual arts organization in Orange County, California, serving a population of nearly three million residents in one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. Critically acclaimed exhibitions such as Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterpieces from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone, and Birth of the Cool: Art Design, and Culture at Midcentury, draw more than 40,000 visitors annually. Some 15,000 children and adults participate in award winning education programs. The museum's collection comprises nearly 2,500 objects, with a concentration on the art of California from the early 20th century to present.

Financial

four stars

95.68

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 13.11
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orange County Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orange County Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orange County Museum of Art (CA) 86.91 three stars
Columbus Museum of Art (OH) 91.52 four stars
The Phillips Collection (DC) 87.36 three stars
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (OH) 85.74 three stars
Hyde Park Art Center (IL) 85.49 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,698,623
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $35,995
   Fundraising Events $817,653
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,552,271
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,552,271
   Other Revenue $662,934
TOTAL REVENUE $6,215,205
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,787,141
   Administrative Expenses $737,015
   Fundraising Expenses $102,694
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,626,850
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,588,355
   
Net Assets $46,582,578

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 86.91 three stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 87.12 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 85.08 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.00 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 81.32 three stars
2014-03 12/01/2016 83.83 three stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 72.73 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 69.47 one star
2013-03 07/01/2014 89.59 three stars
2012-03 05/01/2013 86.22 three stars
2011-03 12/01/2012 79.79 two 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 95-1660847
Name in IRS Master File ORANGE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART
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 (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$271,250 7.47% Todd D. Smith CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orange County Museum of Art (CA) 86.91 three stars
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (CA) 86.06 three stars
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA) 86.01 three stars
Columbus Museum of Art (OH) 91.52 four stars
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (MO) 88.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Orange County Museum of Art
1661 West Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
tel: (949) 759-1122
EIN: 95-1660847

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Board Leadership

Craig W. Wells
President

CEO

Todd D. Smith
CEO

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