Suing the Met (ctd.)

February 27 2016

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Back in 2013 a group of people tried to sue the Metropolitan Museum over their admissions policy, saying that the museum didn't have the authority to charge an entrance fee, and had been over-charging visitors for decades. That lawsuit, rightly, didn't get anywhere.

But after much thinking, the Met has now changed its signage; instead of being asked to pay a 'recommended fee' of $25, visitors will now be asked to pay a 'suggested fee' of $25. I dread to think what the Met's legal bill has been over all this, and for such a pointless outcome.

More here in The Art Newspaper.

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