Days ahead of today’s announcement, a group of Met employees sent a letter to museum administrators demanding greater transparency and protection for workers.
The Met, which is known as a bellwether for decision-making in the museum world, has also canceled all tours, talks, concerts, and events through 2020.
The bigger question regarding the Metropolitan Museum’s new admission policy is who should pay? Donors? The public?
The President and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum spoke to Hyperallergic about the new admissions policy and what it means for visitors.