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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Hammer Museum

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

94.56

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 94.56
  Financial 92.92
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

92.92

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

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 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.75
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
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) 94.56
Chrysler Museum of Art (VA) 90.51
Dallas Museum of Art (TX) 94.11
The Baltimore Museum of Art (MD) 88.67
Delaware Art Museum (DE) 88.26

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,588,023
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $369,547
   Fundraising Events $2,832,035
   Related Organizations $3,979,802
   Government Grants $99,850
Total Contributions $31,869,257
   Program Service Revenue $446,655
Total Primary Revenue $32,315,912
   Other Revenue $5,761,720
TOTAL REVENUE $38,077,632
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,472,932
   Administrative Expenses $3,148,183
   Fundraising Expenses $3,384,401
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,005,516
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,072,116
   
Net Assets $271,343,445

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 $18,003,582 76.7%
Public and Academic Programs $5,109,850 21.8%
Digital & Web Initiatives $359,500 1.5%

Ratings History
Hammer Museum has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 94.56
2018-06 08/01/2019 96.62
2017-06 07/01/2018 96.23
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.10
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.07
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.06
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 91.43
2013-06 07/01/2015 89.91
2013-06 03/01/2015 86.50
2012-06 12/01/2013 87.22
2011-06 10/01/2012 89.27
2010-06 12/01/2011 87.78
2009-06 09/20/2011 87.97
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 91.98
2008-06 02/01/2010 92.06
2007-06 04/01/2009 88.90
2006-06 10/01/2007 96.69
2005-06 11/01/2006 81.25
2004-06 11/01/2005 86.26
2003-06 01/05/2005 91.44

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$630,370 2.10% Ann Philbin Museum Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hammer Museum (CA) 94.56
Museum of Wisconsin Art (WI) 89.76
American Visionary Art Museum (MD) 88.15
The Frick Pittsburgh (PA) 90.85
Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA) 89.89

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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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