Pity the poor student, freshly arrived in the cultural capital of the nation and too strapped for cash to fully enjoy all the art New York has to offer. Our former führer, Rudy Giuliani, loved to complain about obscene art in the city's museums. What's really obscene is their admission fees: $8.50 at the MOMA (even at its Queens exile); $9 at the American Museum of Natural History (the Hayden Planetarium, IMAX movies, and special exhibits cost extra); $9.50 at the Whitney; $10 at the Guggenheim—and those are the student prices. That kind of money's better spent on school-related expenses, like... More >>>