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 (AAM), the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) is a regional asset, member organization of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), Blue Star Museum, and a catalyst for life-long learning in service to the central Florida community and visitors from around the globe. Funding for the Orlando Museum of Art is generated through earned income, with generous financial contributions from the Board of Trustees, the Museum’s Ambassadors, Council of 101, the City of Orlando, 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 National Endowment for the Arts, the Clive Foundation, A. Friends’ Foundation, Bank of America, the Warren and Augusta Hume Foundation, Rita and Jeffrey Adler Foundation, Walt Disney World Company, the Chesley G. Magruder Foundation, United Arts of Central Florida with funds from the United Arts Campaign, Celebrity Cruises, UCF Foundation, Advent Health, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Walker & Company, Inc., CNL Charitable Foundation, Hunter Vision, PNC Foundation, Sam Flax Art & Design Supplies, Truist Foundation, Publix Super Markets Charities, Isermann Family Foundation, anonymous donors, members, corporations and foundations.
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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.