Santa Monica

United States

3355 Barnard Way
Phone: 90405

Broad Art Foundation

The Broad Art Foundation operates as an educational and lending resource for contemporary art and is dedicated to building a collection that reflects the scope and diversity of the art of our time. The Broad family formed the Foundation after several decades of personal collecting, dedicated patronage and leadership of some of the nation's most prominent museums. As an integral component in the Foundation's programming, this website extends the Foundation's mandate to foster public appreciation of contemporary art to a worldwide audience of Internet users, making available information and selected images from its collection of approximately 1400 works by provocative and important artists working today.

Permanent Collection

The Broad Art Foundation has a wide range of contemporary artists in their collection including:

Franz Ackermann
Amy Adler
Doug Aitken
Janine Antoni
John Baldessari
Stephan Balkenhol
Ross Bleckner
Chris Burden
Sue Coe
Gregory Crewdson
G√ľnther F√∂rg
Leon Golub
Peter Halley
Damien Hirst
Jeff Koons
Barbara Kruger
Sharon Lockhart
Robert Longo
Paul Pfeiffer
Lari Pittman
Ed Ruscha
David Salle
Cindy Sherman
Ray Smith
Robert Therrien
Kara Walker
Terry Winters
Christopher Wool


The Broad Art Foundation makes loans to many different museums for information on museums with pieces from the collection please see,

Museum internal and external photos (1)

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News and events

The Broad Art Foundation announced it has made an unprecedented acquisition of 570 artworks by 20th century artist Joseph Beuys, bringing a substantial grouping of work by the German artist to a Western United States collection for the first time.
The Foundation has acquired its first Franz Ackermann piece Home, home again, 2006, a mixed media installation.

Furthermore, the Foundation purchased Bateau de Guerre, 2001, its first work by renowned artist Chris Burden.


The Broad Art Foundation has a wide range of resources for more information please visit,