Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Fostering diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art

two stars

74.39

1717 East 7th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021
tel: (213) 928-0833   Web Site
EIN: 95-3992968

Board Leadership
Laura Donnelley
President

CEO
Anne Ellegood
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.39 two stars
  Financial 79.72 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art—local, national, and international. The only kunsthalle, non-collecting museum, in Southern California, SMMoA presents exhibitions and programs that reveal the vibrant, untold stories and pivotal moments in the history of contemporary art and culture. To this end, SMMoA devotes its exhibition spaces—the Main Gallery and two project rooms—to presenting and advancing the work of contemporary local, national, and international artists whose work merits sustained inquiry and recognition.

Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art—local, national, and international. The only kunsthalle, non-collecting museum, in Southern California, SMMoA presents exhibitions and programs that reveal the vibrant, untold stories and pivotal moments in the history of contemporary art and culture. To this end, SMMoA devotes its exhibition spaces—the Main Gallery and two project rooms—to presenting and advancing the work of contemporary local, national, and international artists whose work merits sustained inquiry and recognition.

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Financial

two stars

79.72

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

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)
65.6%
  Administrative Expenses 22.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 35.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,340,452
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $166,981
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,400
Total Contributions $2,595,833
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,595,833
   Other Revenue $-23,502
TOTAL REVENUE $2,572,331
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,501,049
   Administrative Expenses $682,616
   Fundraising Expenses $393,516
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,577,181
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,850
   
Net Assets $2,344,598

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,040 7.72% Elsa Longhauser Executive Director

Mission

Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art—local, national, and international. The only kunsthalle, non-collecting museum, in Southern California, SMMoA presents exhibitions and programs that reveal the vibrant, untold stories and pivotal moments in the history of contemporary art and culture. To this end, SMMoA devotes its exhibition spaces—the Main Gallery and two project rooms—to presenting and advancing the work of contemporary local, national, and international artists whose work merits sustained inquiry and recognition.

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Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA) 74.39 two stars
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Des Moines Art Center (IA) 90.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
1717 East 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021
tel: (213) 928-0833
EIN: 95-3992968

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Board Leadership

Laura Donnelley
President

CEO

Anne Ellegood
Executive Director