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Thank you for joining us for this year's Photoville Festival

We are so grateful and overwhelmed by the continued support and celebration of visual storytelling by our community. Despite this year’s uncertainties and unprecedented circumstances, our reimagined hybrid Photoville Festival welcomed more than 500,000 visitors this year to our exhibitions across NYC’s 5 Boroughs.

We want to thank our amazing programming partners, who generously brought their ideas and creativity to Photoville. Thank you to all our photographers & curators for your thought-provoking and inspiring projects; to all our panel presenters for sharing your experiences; to all our workshop instructors for teaching us new hands-on skills; and to all the schools and organizations that participated in Photoville’s Education Month.

We must also shout out our founding and marquee partners without whom, none of this would have been possible: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Two Trees Management, Leica Camera USA, Photowings, NYC Ferry, and the DUMBO BID.

If you want to see the Photoville Festival return next year, please consider donating what you can, and share this far and wide with your friends, families, and colleagues. Every contribution, no matter how large or small is much needed and appreciated, and goes towards furthering our organization’s mission of supporting visual storytelling and promoting photography in public spaces.

Next year will mark the 10-year anniversary for our organization, with dozens of exhibitions and events already in the works – and we can’t wait to share it all with you!

Warmest wishes and until then,
Laura, Sam, Dave and our small & mighty team!


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Thanks to our friends at NYC Parks, you’ll have a few more months to view these Photoville Festival exhibitions.

How can you view Photoville Safely?

All our photo exhibitions are OUTDOORS. To get the most out of your viewing experience we suggest taking in the photography in the daylight. When you are visiting, please be aware of adhering to the mandated safety guidelines outlined by the New York State government.

We ask that you maintain a minimum of 6 foot distance between you and other Photoville patrons while viewing the exhibitions, wear a face mask/face covering and do not visit exhibitions if you are having symptoms such as fever, coughing or shortness of breath. Please do not visit exhibitions if you have been in close contact with someone who has or may have COVID-19. Please do not visit exhibitions if you have traveled outside of New York in the last 14 days.


We are a small non-profit who relies on our ideas and skills to execute powerful projects. Our Photoville team is available to produce innovative public exhibitions that are accessible and affordable! Check out what we do by clicking the button below or contact us at [email protected]

Free & accessible photo exhibitions in outdoor public spaces

Photographers & educators compensated for their participation in exhibitions & programs

Online talks, workshops, and special events hosted

Students participated in our month-long EDU programming

Educators participated in our Educator Labs and Coffee Hours

Photoville Festival visitors city-wide (across NYC’s 5 Boroughs)


Thanks to our friends at NYC Parks, you’ll have a few more months to view these Photoville Festival exhibitions.

Love Does Not Have Borders, 2019 / El Amor No Tiene Fronteras 2019

Featuring: Various Artists

Love Does Not Have Borders is an artistic and political project of BordeAndo, a crochet and embroidery collective made up of immigrant women in Queens, New York. The project reflects on the injustice faced by immigrants enduring family separations along the U.S. border.

Constructing Equality

Featuring: Roshni Khatri

The trailblazing women photographed for this project are bringing change to the construction industry of New York. They are building the future of the construction trades.

Bronx Wrestling

Featuring: Sofie Vasquez

Bronx Wrestling is a black and white documentary series about the independent wrestling scene and culture happening in the South Bronx.


All of the exciting and insightful commentary and community that you’ve come to expect from Photoville’s talks and workshops is now available from the appropriately socially-distanced comfort of your own home and watched at your own pace, thanks to our partnership with PhotoWings.



Marquee Partners