About the Chrysler Museum of Art
One of the Best Collections for a Museum of Our
Over the years, a lot of people have contributed to the strength of our collection. The difference maker between our institution and other mid-sized museums was one of the greatest Museum gifts in American history. It came from Walter Chrysler, Jr.
One of America's Six Magnetic Museums, and from Charity Navigator, the Nation's Most Fiscally Responsible Museum in 2013.
Two authors searching for the most innovative American Museums settled on six prime examples, and we were one of the Magnetic Museums.
The nation's top philanthropic evaluator gives us its top rating, four stars, for how we handle your money. When Charity Navigator did its holiday gift guide in 2013, we were the country's top museum for fiscal management. For 2014 we earned another great score (94.8) but we lost the top spot to a museum you may have heard of—The Met in NYC.
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