Rogues Gallery

Rogues’ Gallery: Museum Financials

The Secret Story of the Lust, Lies, Greed, and Betrayals that Made the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Want to know how much Metropolitan Museum of Art executives are paid (its PR chief and in-house lawyer each took home $338,732 last year) or how much it spends on things like advertising ($2,782,297 last year vs. $1,400,678 on reference and research materials)? The museum’s 2007-2008 tax return is here. And its 2008-2009 annual financial report can be found here.