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MoMA Raises Admission to $25, Paid Director Lowry $1.6 Million

New York’s Museum of Modern Art, which is raising adult admission 25 percent to $25, paid Director Glenn Lowry $1.6 million in 2009.

Though Lowry took a 14 percent compensation cut, he remained among the best paid museum directors. His salary and bonus totaled $830,000. He also received $403,635 in retirement and other deferred compensation, plus housing in the museum’s luxury condominium tower valued at $318,000, according to MoMA’s 2009-2010 tax return.