9/11 Memorial & Museum

Exploring 9/11: The World Before and After (September)

Retired Marine Lt. Col. Robert J. Darling is a former White House military office airlift operations liaison officer. In that position, Darling was charged with organizing all logistical aspects of travel for the White House. His recent book "24 Hours inside the President’s Bunker" details his time in the president’s emergency operations center on September 11, 2001.The "Exploring 9/11" webcast series is exclusively produced for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and is hosted by Clifford Chanin  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Centerpiece: Help contribute to Memorial Exhibition

The 9/11 Memorial Museum's Memorial Exhibition will commemorate the lives of the people killed on September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, allowing visitors to know more about the women, men and children, who perished in those attacks. Plans for the museum allows visitors to enter the exhibition along a corridor in which portrait photographs of the nearly 3,000 victims form a "Wall of Faces" that is intended to try and communicate the scale of human loss.  Read more »

Children’s response art to 9/11 is part of Memorial Museum’s collection

In the fall of 2001, New York University’s Child Study Center embarked on an ambitious project to study children's artwork triggered by 9/11. The artworks culminated in a book by Harry Abrams called  "The Day Our World Changed" and an exhibition that debuted at the Museum of the City of New York on the first anniversary of the attacks. The Museum recently acquired 56 of these art pieces, created by children between the ages of 5 and 18.  Read more »

Never Forget, Run to Remember

 Come out and support the second annual World Trade Center Run to Remember on September 5.  Pictured above are former and current 9/11 Memorial staff members, who supported the event last year. 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice M. Greenwald is pictured on the far right.Registration for the fundraising event is now open.  To register, visit www.wtcruntoremember.com  Read more »

The WTC's steel 'tridents' are returning to ground zero (Updated)

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9/11 Memorial Museum revealed (Updated X3)

A sloping ramp will lead visitors into bedrock and into the space of the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Yesterday, a small group of news reporters and 9/11 victims' families members were led on a tour of the space by Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald and museum architects Steven Davis and Mark Wagner. The tour walked under the high-ceiling chamber, by the so-called Survivors Staircase and the Last Column.Update: Here's the AP report. In the  Read more »

Meet Alice Greenwald, 9/11 Memorial Museum Director

Alice M. Greenwald has been working in museums for more than 30 years, a job she loves immensely."You get to shape something from the ground up," she said.Greenwald has been the Director of the 9/11 Memorial Museum  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Preview Site welcomes millionth visitor less than a year after opening (Updated X2)

Like the hundreds of thousands before her, Vibeke Arensbak traveled to the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. to pay her respects and learn more about the memorial and museum.   But today Arensbak of Denmark would help the Preview Site achieve an incredible milestone.Arensbak became the Preview Site's millionth visitor, a landmark reached less than a year after the Preview Site opened its doors on August 26, 2009.9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels said, "  Read more »

Design firm behind 9/11 Memorial Museum’s pavilion picked for work on west coast museum

Snøhetta, the architecture firm that designed the 9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion, has been picked by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to design a new wing, which is scheduled to open in 2016. The $250 million expansion is likely to be the city's largest private project, according to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle  Read more »

Commemorative art will be used to educate youth about 9/11

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has collaborated with the September 11th Education Trust and the Social Studies School Service to create commemorative education resources showcasing the many ways people chose to respond to 9/11 through art  Read more »