In anticipation of the census, Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by the Numbers showcases work by data analysts and demographers, as well as cutting-edge contemporary artists and designers who enliven and humanize statistics 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.
This timely exhibition is on display at the Museum of the City of New York through September 20th, 2020, and considers the history and meaning of America’s decennial head count.
Use discount code FYEYE2020 to receive fifty percent off general admission.
The Museum of the City of New York fosters an understanding of the distinctive nature of urban life in the world’s most influential metropolis. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and future.
The Museum of the City of New York was founded in 1923. Today, the Museum’s collection contains approximately 750,000 objects, including prints, photographs, decorative arts, costumes, paintings, sculpture, toys, and theatrical memorabilia.
The Museum is located at 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd street in Manhattan, and open daily from 10am to 6pm. The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.