2006 New York Code - Art Museum.

    §  18-124 Art museum. The commissioner, subject to the approval of the
  mayor, may enter into an  agreement  with  a  nonprofit  corporation  or
  association,   organized   or   to  be  organized  for  the  purpose  of
  establishing,  operating  and  maintaining  an  art  museum,   for   the
  occupation, operation and maintenance by such corporation or association
  of  an  art museum in any existing building or buildings or part thereof
  or in any  building  or  buildings  or  part  thereof  hereafter  to  be
  constructed  in  Flushing  Meadow park, in the borough of Queens and for
  the adequate keeping, maintenance, extension,  preservation,  management
  and  operation  of such art museum, for the collection and exhibition of
  objects of  art,  the  advancement  of  knowledge  concerning  art,  the
  prosecution of original researches relating to art and kindred subjects,
  for  affording  instruction  in  the  same  and  for  the entertainment,
  recreation and instruction of the people. Such agreement may provide, in
  addition to other terms and conditions, for membership on the  board  of
  directors or board of trustees of such corporation or association of the
  mayor  and  the commissioner and the president of the borough of Queens,
  and their successors in office. Upon the making of such  agreement,  the
  city  of  New  York  may annually, in its discretion, appropriate to the
  corporation or association maintaining such art museum such sum or  sums
  as  it  may  determine  for  the maintenance and support thereof and the
  activities in connection therewith.

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