About the Orlando Museum of Art
Founded in 1924, and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) institution, the Orlando Museum of Art is a leading cultural institution in the region.
The purpose of the Orlando Museum of Art is to interpret and present the most compelling art for the public to experience, and to positively affect people’s lives with innovative and inspiring education programs that will endure as a cultural legacy in Central Florida. The mission of the Orlando Museum of Art is to inspire creativity, passion and intellectual curiosity by connecting people with art and new ideas.
Annually, the Museum presents 10-12 exhibitions on-site and 13 exhibitions off-site, award-winning art enrichment programs, unlimited gallery tours, teacher in-service training programs, video programs, distinguished lectures, art appreciation lectures, studio classes, lecture/luncheon programs and outreach services in its facility and throughout the community. The services benefit individuals, including visitors from all 67 counties in Florida, the other 49 states and numerous foreign countries. These programs are implemented by the Museum’s staff, its Board of Trustees and more than 700 volunteers, many of whom are part of its membership of 5,000 individuals.
Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Orlando Museum of Art is a Blue Star Museum supported by the Museum's Board of Trustees, the Ambassadors, Council of 101, Friends of American Art, Acquisition Trust, earned income, contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations, and is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program, sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the Warren and Augusta Hume Foundation, the Chesley G. Magruder Foundation, the Martin Andersen-Gracia Andersen Foundation and by United Arts of Central Florida with funds from the United Arts Campaign.
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4-STAR CHARITY NAVIGATOR
The Orlando Museum of Art is proud to be recognized as a four star charity by Charity Navigator, America's premier independent non-profit evaluator. Charity Navigator works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest non-profit organizations.
The Museum has earned its second consecutive 4-star rating. This is the highest possible rating and indicates that the organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that the Orlando Museum of Art exceeds industry standards and outperforms other non-profits in our area of work.