Exhibition - Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by The Numbers

Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 10:00am to 6:00pm


New York City is a dense, chaotic mosaic of some eight and a half million people, each with their own individual stories. How can we possibly understand and describe this endlessly complex collectivity – what we share and what distinguishes us? Census data has long been a resource used to draw out unexpected and provocative patterns, connections, and insights about who New Yorkers are since our nation’s first count in 1790. In anticipation of the 2020 census, Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by the Numbers showcases work not just by data analysts and demographers, but also by cutting-edge contemporary artists and designers who use these tools to enliven and humanize statistics and to shed new light on how we understand our urban environment and ourselves. Together, these intriguing and varied works demonstrate the power and importance of numbers in helping us understand who we are.

Exhibition Date: Through July 19, 2020

Suggested Admission

Adults: $20

Seniors (65+), students: $14 with I.D.

Ages 19 and under: Free

Members: Free

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