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Hyde Park Art Center

Fostering creativity through making, learning about, seeing, and discussing art.

three stars

88.85

5020 South Cornell Avenue Chicago, IL 60615
tel: (773) 324-5520   Web Site
EIN: 36-2887294

Board Leadership
Justine Jentes
Chair

CEO
Kate Lorenz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.85 three stars
  Financial 88.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Hyde Park Art Center has been a leader in advancing contemporary visual art in Chicago since 1939. With an expansive reach and bold personality, the nonprofit organization brings artists and communities together to support creativity at every level. As an open forum for exploring the artistic process, the Art Center fosters creativity through making, learning about, seeing, and discussing art—all under one roof. By developing socially adept programming that finds new ways to engage diverse audiences in the work of Chicago's artists, the Art Center makes space for transparent interaction with art and the artistic process, inspiring creative exploration and encouraging exchange between audiences and artists. Outside its walls, the Art Center's outreach programs in historically underserved neighborhoods bring the visual arts to Chicago youth, their teachers, and their families.

Hyde Park Art Center has been a leader in advancing contemporary visual art in Chicago since 1939. With an expansive reach and bold personality, the nonprofit organization brings artists and communities together to support creativity at every level. As an open forum for exploring the artistic process, the Art Center fosters creativity through making, learning about, seeing, and discussing art—all under one roof. By developing socially adept programming that finds new ways to engage diverse audiences in the work of Chicago's artists, the Art Center makes space for transparent interaction with art and the artistic process, inspiring creative exploration and encouraging exchange between audiences and artists. Outside its walls, the Art Center's outreach programs in historically underserved neighborhoods bring the visual arts to Chicago youth, their teachers, and their families.

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Financial

three stars

88.72

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.59
  Program Expenses Growth 11.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hyde Park Art Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hyde Park Art Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hyde Park Art Center (IL) 88.85 three stars
Dallas Contemporary (TX) 86.39 three stars
Dia Art Foundation (NY) 90.06 four stars
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (MO) 88.80 three stars
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (CA) 85.86 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,199,524
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $463,050
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $52,100
Total Contributions $1,714,674
   Program Service Revenue $589,469
Total Primary Revenue $2,304,143
   Other Revenue $-19,867
TOTAL REVENUE $2,284,276
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,936,946
   Administrative Expenses $189,187
   Fundraising Expenses $346,071
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,472,204
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-187,928
   
Net Assets $5,931,207

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
Education Programs $745,256 38.5%
Exhibitions $428,548 22.1%
Outreach $415,818 21.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 88.85 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 91.02 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 87.35 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 87.95 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.80 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 80.10 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 36-2887294
Name in IRS Master File HYDE PARK ART CENTER
NTEE Code A40
NTEE Classification Visual Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(91) Art exhibit
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 May, 1978
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,600 5.04% Kathlynn Lorenz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hyde Park Art Center (IL) 88.85 three stars
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA) 86.81 three stars
Mattress Factory (PA) 88.31 three stars
Columbus Museum of Art (OH) 91.79 four stars
Dia Art Foundation (NY) 90.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hyde Park Art Center
5020 South Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
tel: (773) 324-5520
fax: (773) 324-6641
EIN: 36-2887294

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Board Leadership

Justine Jentes
Chair

CEO

Kate Lorenz
Executive Director

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