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Museum of Latin American Art

Educating the public about contemporary Latin American fine art

three stars

81.92

628 Alamitos Avenue Long Beach, CA 90802
tel: (562) 437-1689   Web Site
EIN: 33-0786070

Board Leadership
Mike Deovlet & Robert N. Braun
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Lourdes I. Ramos-Rivas
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.92 three stars
  Financial 76.93 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Museum of Latin American Art's mission is to educate the public about contemporary Latin American fine art created by artists who have lived and worked in Latin America since World War II, through the presentation of a significant permanent collection, dynamic exhibitions and related cultural and educational programs. Founded by Dr. Robert Gumbiner in November 1996, it is the only museum in the western United States that exclusively features contemporary Latin American art. Through the utilization of its permanent collection, traveling exhibitions, and programs, the Museum educates a diverse Southern California audience about contemporary Latin American art.

The Museum of Latin American Art's mission is to educate the public about contemporary Latin American fine art created by artists who have lived and worked in Latin America since World War II, through the presentation of a significant permanent collection, dynamic exhibitions and related cultural and educational programs. Founded by Dr. Robert Gumbiner in November 1996, it is the only museum in the western United States that exclusively features contemporary Latin American art. Through the utilization of its permanent collection, traveling exhibitions, and programs, the Museum educates a diverse Southern California audience about contemporary Latin American art.

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Financial

two stars

76.93

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
68.7%
  Administrative Expenses 20.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.50
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Museum of Latin American Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Museum of Latin American Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Latin American Art (CA) 81.92 three stars
San Jose Museum of Art (CA) 92.91 four stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 89.37 three stars
McNay Art Museum (TX) 91.45 four stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.28 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $964,698
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $148,545
   Fundraising Events $66,343
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,179,586
   Program Service Revenue $250,694
Total Primary Revenue $1,430,280
   Other Revenue $829,089
TOTAL REVENUE $2,259,369
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,390,341
   Administrative Expenses $877,851
   Fundraising Expenses $729,160
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,997,352
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,737,983
   
Net Assets $39,436,759

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
2017-12 05/01/2019 81.92 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.18 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 86.98 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 80.90 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 76.27 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 79.31 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.28 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 85.82 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.79 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 94.91 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 86.46 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 87.42 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 81.91 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 85.72 three stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 88.32 three stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 81.09 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 33-0786070
Name in IRS Master File MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICA ART
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 February, 1999
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
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,755 3.47% Lourdes I. Ramos-Rivas President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Latin American Art (CA) 81.92 three stars
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) 93.07 four stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.28 three stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 89.37 three stars
San Jose Museum of Art (CA) 92.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802
tel: (562) 437-1689
fax: (562) 216-4190
EIN: 33-0786070

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Board Leadership

Mike Deovlet & Robert N. Braun
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Lourdes I. Ramos-Rivas
President, CEO

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