About Us

Board of Directors

Founder Chair
Dr. Armand Hammer Marcy Carsey
Honorary Directors President
Armie Hammer Michael Rubel
Viktor Armand Hammer   
  Steven A. Olsen 


Heather R. Axe                                     Anthony N. Pritzker  
Gene D. Block Kevin L. Ratner
Jay Brown  Chip Rosenbloom 
Eric Esrailian Chara Schreyer
Erika J Glazer Steven Song
Nick Grouf Robert Soros
Manuela Herzer Brett Steele
Linda Janger Kevin Wall
Larry Marx John Walsh
Cindy Miscikowski  

Board of Overseers

Mihail Lari  
Peter Benedek Phil Mercado
Bill Block  Dori Peterman Mostov
Ruth Bloom Angella M. Nazarian
Richard Buckley Andrew Nikou
Rosette Varda Delug Susan Bay Nimoy
Beth Rudin DeWoody Viveca Paulin-Ferrell
Bronya Galef Sigurjón Sighvatsson
Bob Gersh Jennifer Simchowitz
Greg Hodes Darren Star
Audrey Irmas Susan Steinhauser
Glenn Kaino Bill True
Barbara Kruger Dean Valentine
Edward Lee Simone Vickar
Leslie McMorrow  

Artist Council

Liz Glynn
Monica Majoli


Njideka Akunyili Crosby Charles Gaines
Kathryn Andrews Tala Madani
Juan Capistran  taisha paggett
Meg Cranston Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Rafa Esparza Kerry Tribe
Andrea Fraser Kulapat Yantrasast


The Hammer Museum at UCLA is committed to best practices of nonprofit organizations. Below is an overview of our operating revenues and expenses for the 2016 fiscal year.

We update our presence on Charity Navigator and Guidestar regularly. The following documents are provided for public inspection:

Audited Financials, June 30, 2017 (PDF, 17pp, 360KB)
2016 IRS form 990 (PDF, 92pp, 434KB)

Hammer funds come from:

Hammer Funds Come From: 80% - Contributions; 13% - Investment Income; 4% - UCLA Support; 3% - Earned Income
Your gift matters!
  • 80% - Contributions
    Individual and Corporate gifts, Foundation and Government Grants, Fundraising Events, Membership
  • 13% - Investment Income
  • 4% - UCLA Support
  • 3% - Earned Income
    Exhibition Tour Fees, Store Revenue, Membership, etc.

And Hammer funds go to:

Hammer Funds Go To: 53% - Exhibition + Scholarship; 17% - Public + Academic Programs (Public Programs, Academic and Family Programming); 6% - Art Acquisitions; 13% Management + General; 11% - Fundraising
And it comes back to you!
  • 53% - Exhibition + Scholarship
  • 17% - Public + Academic Programs
    Public Programs, Academic and Family Programming
  • 6% - Art Acquisitions
  • 13% - Management + General
  • 11% - Fundraising