Mayor Bloomberg grants Metropolitan Museum of Art right to charge mandatory entrance fee
The show opens on Nov. 17, and runs through Dec. 12. A free, public reception will be held on Sunday, Nov. 17, 1-4 p.m., at Arts Guild New Jersey, 1670 Irving St., Rahway, 732-381-7511. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4 p.m., and during regular office hours on Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m.
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By Barbara Ross AND Jennifer Fermino / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, October 25, 2013, 5:18 AM Susan Watts/New York Daily News The Metropolitan Museum of Art can now charge an entrance fee of $25 or more. The Met has acquired a new masterpiece a lease that allows it to charge museumgoers whatever it wants. And the museum has a well-known and wealthy arts patron to thank: Mayor Bloomberg. Hizzoner waded into the legal dispute over the Metropolitan Museum of Arts admissions practices by granting it the right to impose a mandatory entrance fee of $25 or more.
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