In response to the Art Institute of Chicago’s plans to raise admission next month to $18 from $12, two Chicago City Council members have proposed an ordinance that would strip not-for-profit museums of their municipal fee waivers if they charge more than $10.

The Chicago Park District, which owns the land that houses the Art Institute in Grant Park, last month approved the price hike for regular admissions and an increase to $12 from $5 for students and seniors. The hike would take effect May 23.

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