Maestro Karim Wasfi, the the former conductor of the Iraq Symphony Orchestra, will perform at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in October.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host a free performance by and talk with renowned cellist and conductor Maestro Karim Wasfi on Thursday, October 17, as part of the Memorial Museum’s fall 2019 public programs series.Read more
The slurry wall, a surviving retaining wall of the original World Trade Center that withstood the devastation of 9/11, can be found in the Museum's Foundation Hall. Photo by Amy Dreier.
Thanks to generous support from American Express, the Museum’s conservation team, along with consulting conservators, imaging and preservation specialists, architects and engineers, have been working over the past two years to record the storied history of the slurry wall and scrutinize and document its materials and condition. This information will influence approaches to conservation treatment and the long-term preservation of the wall.Read more
FDNY Firefighter Sergio Gabriel Villanueva. Left: Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, donated by New York Fire Department [FDNY] Family Assistance Unit. Right: Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Tanya Villanueva Tepper, fiancée of Sergio Gabriel Villanueva.
“I had one picture left in the camera,” she reminisced. “And I can still so vividly remember looking at him through the camera and saying, ‘Smile baby, this is the last picture.’”Read more
Flags in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
On the heels of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, considered diplomacy’s largest stage, the 9/11 Memorial Museum will host the public program “American Diplomacy in a Post-9/11 Era” on Monday, October 7, starting at 7 p.m.Read more
Mets first baseman Pete Alonso hands his 9/11 tribute cleats to 9/11 Memorial & Museum President & CEO Alice M. Greenwald. Photos by Jin. S. Lee
Mets rookie sensation Pete Alonso donated his 9/11 tribute cleats and an autographed commemorative bat to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum on Tuesday. The first basemen wore the cleats during a game on the anniversary of the 18th Anniversary of the 2001 attacks.Read more
Former Acting CIA Directors John McLaughlin and Michael Morell and former CIA Senior Paramilitary Officer Phil Reilly discuss the CIA's response to 9/11 at the Museum's auditorium. Photo by Monika Graff, 9/11 Memorial.
Last week, former Acting CIA Directors John McLaughlin and Michael Morell and former CIA Senior Paramilitary Officer Phil Reilly participated in a public program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum about the CIA's response to the 9/11 attacks.Read more
Stuffed animals owned by Zoe and Dana Falkenberg, granddaughters of the late H. G. Whittington, and Flight 77 victims. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Natalie and H.G. Whittington MD. Photo by Michael Hnatov.
A plush-toy dinosaur and small, cuddly bear recently acquired by the 9/11 Memorial Museum serve as stand-ins for the two sisters who had been their affectionate caretakers: 8-year-old Zoe Falkenberg, and her 3-year-old sister, Dana Falkenberg. The girls were passengers aboard hijacked Flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon.Read more
The 9/11 Memorial Glade is dedicated to those who were exposed to hazards and toxins in the air at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in Shanksville. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
While the events of September 11, 2001 will never leave the hearts of Americans, the aftermath continues to haunt those who dropped everything to search for survivors, recover remains and restore Ground Zero.Read more
Former CIA Acting Directors John McLaughlin and Michael Morell and former CIA Senior Paramilitary Officer Phil Reilly will participate in a public program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Former Central Intelligence Agency Acting Directors John McLaughlin and Michael Morell and former CIA Senior Paramilitary Officer Phil Reilly will discuss how the Agency was uniquely positioned to support policymakers and military operations in the crucial 15 days immediately following the attacks, as well as how 9/11 ushered in a new era of intelligence work.Read more