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Hyde Park Art Center

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

85.49

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 85.49
  Financial 82.69
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

82.69

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.40
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
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) 85.49
The Institute of Contemporary Art (MA) 87.03
Orange County Museum of Art (CA) 86.91
SITE Santa Fe (NM) 89.25
The Museum of Modern Art (NY) 88.37

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,171,494
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $680,106
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $51,900
Total Contributions $1,903,500
   Program Service Revenue $613,900
Total Primary Revenue $2,517,400
   Other Revenue $-11,047
TOTAL REVENUE $2,506,353
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,000,107
   Administrative Expenses $200,932
   Fundraising Expenses $464,720
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,665,759
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-159,406
   
Net Assets $5,900,643

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 $762,524 38.1%
Outreach $481,229 24.1%
Exhibitions $439,084 22.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 85.49
2018-12 11/01/2019 88.85
2017-12 12/01/2018 91.02
2016-12 02/01/2018 87.35
2015-12 11/01/2016 87.95
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.80
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 80.10

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
$137,000 5.13% Kathlynn Lorenz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hyde Park Art Center (IL) 85.49
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (CA) 86.06
The Phillips Collection (DC) 87.36
Whitney Museum of American Art (NY) 87.25
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (OH) 85.74

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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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