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Museums move to a seven-day schedule as they compete for attention

Jan 28, 2019
They have more than just industry trends to keep an eye on.
The Guggenheim is now open seven days a week year-round.
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Will the Met Museum's new ticket policy change its audience? Probably not.

Feb 13, 2018
Data shows a decision to visit a museum is more often a question of lifestyle than of finances.
People congregate at the entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) on March 1, 2017 in New York City. 
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Taking pictures of the pictures

Mar 16, 2016
The Met’s Sree Sreenivasan on bringing an older institution into a digital age.
The artwork "Carafe and Candlestick" from Pablo Picasso, which will be in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible" exhibition.
© 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York