Support

Support

Why Support the Hammer?

JOIN the Hammer now—sign up online for our membership program, HAMMER PLUS, or RENEW your membership.

The Hammer is a beacon of art and ideas for Los Angeles, and your support is critical to the ongoing success of our distinctive exhibition schedule and diverse public programming.

Our new membership program, HAMMER PLUS, is designed to add culture and community to your life with exclusive access to a stimulating program of exhibitions, lectures, and events and to an alliance of artists, curators, and members who support the Hammer.

Hammer funds come from:

3%
9%
28%
60%
Your gift matters!
  • 60% - Contributions
    Individual and Corporate gifts, Foundation and Government Grants, Fundraising Events, Membership
  • 28% - Investment Income
  • 9% - UCLA Support
  • 3% - Earned Income
    Exhibition Tour Fees, Store Revenue, Membership, etc. (No admissions revenue generated in FY14)

And Hammer funds go to:

12%
17%
9%
44%
18%
And it comes back to you!
  • 44% - Exhibition + Scholarship
  • 18% - Public + Academic Programs
    Public Programs, Academic and Family Programming
  • 9% - Art Acquisitions
  • 17% - Management + General
  • 12% - Fundraising

Your support makes a difference. Here’s how you can participate:

- Become a member
- Earn a free membership 
- Make a gift 
- Join our Corporate Sponsors 
- Attend a Fundraising Event
- Collect Hammer Editions
- Intern or Work at the Museum
- Volunteer as a Hammer Ambassador