Michael Govan by the numbers

5: number of years left in Govan’s contract with LACMA

14: number of books on that list Govan as a contributor

349: number of employees he oversees at LACMA

12,000: approximate number of artworks acquired since he started as director


637,299: LACMA attendance in 2006, year he started on the job

914,356: museum visitorship in 2010

$915,000: Govan’s compensation for 2009-2010 fiscal year

$1 million: bonus that he received in 2010 for completing his first 5 years on the job

$148 million: amount of money raised for the museum’s capital campaign during Govan’s tenure