Alice Greenwald

Museum Director to Deliver Talk at Washington College

Museum Director Alice Greenwald (center) holds a flag during the museum's opening ceremony in May 2014. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Museum Director Alice Greenwald (center) holds a flag during the museum's opening ceremony in May 2014. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald will give a talk at the Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning in Chestertown, Md. on Tuesday, Jan. 20.  Read more »

Our Beacon of Hope

9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion. (Amy Dreher photo) 9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion. (Amy Dreher photo)

In case you missed it. 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice M. Greenwald last month recounted the damage Sandy had caused in the museum, which is still under construction. In the weeks since the storm, recovery work has progressed significantly. This story originally published Nov. 20 in the Huffington Post.  Read more »

Memorial Museum to Accept Crystals from 2001-2002 Times Square Ball Honoring 9/11 Victims, Heroes

9/11 Memorial Museum director Alice Greenwald discusses tribute items like the "Hope for Healing" Waterford crystals that will become part of the museum's collection. (Photo by Michael Frazier) 9/11 Memorial Museum director Alice Greenwald discusses tribute items like the "Hope for Healing" Waterford crystals that will become part of the museum's collection. (Photo by Michael Frazier)

Waterford and the National September 11 Memorial  & Museum announce that the museum will be accepting  a collection of 195 “Hope for Healing” Waterford crystal triangles from the Times Square Ball, which commemorate the lives lost on September 11, 2001.  Read more »

Inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum: 'We Remember' Exhibit Preview

(L) “We Remember” mockup; courtesy of Local Projects.  (R) “We Remember” rendering; courtesy of Thinc Design with Local Projects (L) “We Remember” mockup; courtesy of Local Projects. (R) “We Remember” rendering; courtesy of Thinc Design with Local Projects

Museum’s introductory exhibit a soundscape of remembrances from across the globe  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald leads a tour of the museum, which opens in 2012. (Amy Dreher photo) 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald leads a tour of the museum, which opens in 2012. (Amy Dreher photo)

Through "The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial," readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points at the World Trade Center site.  Read more »

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 »

New Images of Design Studies for the 9/11 Memorial Museum Exhibition Released (Updated X3)

9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice M. Greenwald presented elements of the museum's exhibition space today for the LMDC board  Read more »

OVER $2 MILLION FROM LMDC TO HELP BUILD DYNAMIC MULTIMEDIA DISPLAYS FOR MUSEUM (Updated X2)

This morning, the Board of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation approved $2.29 million in funds to help support key elements of the Museum's exhibitions, including the Introductory Exhibition which is rendered above. The funds will make possible the development of multimedia displays authentic voices of those who experienced and survived the attacks. A core component of the exhibition will feature firsthand accounts using audio recordings, including  Read more »

The Passion Behind Building the 9/11 Memorial Museum

9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice M. Greenwald recently wrote in Curator: The Museum Journal about the challenges of building a museum in a location where thousands of people were killed in an unprecedented event that altered the course of humanity. The following is an excerpt from Alice's article aptly titled "Passion on All Sides: Lessons for Planning the National September 11 Memorial Museum" that was published in the journal.  Read more »