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Museum Photographer’s Work to Go on Display in Exhibition

This photograph of the Survivor Stairs was taken by museum staff photographer Amy Dreher, whose work will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art. This photograph of the Survivor Stairs was taken by museum staff photographer Amy Dreher, whose work will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art.

Photographs taken by Amy Dreher, the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s photographer and manager of digital resources and projects, will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art in Michigan starting on Sept. 11.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy.Special of the day:   Read more »

9/11 Memorial Preview site offers "keepsakes" that support Memorial

 More than a million people have visited the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. At the preview site, they've learned more about the Memorial and Museum and the people killed on 9/11. Often times, they take something with them when they leave  - a pen, a pendant or book commorating the visit.You can find these keepsakes and others like the "Here Is New York" book online at the Preview Site's  Museum Shop. All net proceeds from sales at the preview site goes to building and sustaining the Memorial.  Read more »

Lower Manhattan resident captures 9/11 destruction in vivid detail

Above: Two photos depict the scene of lower Manhattan after the World Trade Center towers fell on Sept. 11.  The first photo (left) is an image of Battery Park covered in ash.  The second photo  is the scene at Battery Park Pier as many people tried to leave Manhattan via ferry boats.  (Photos by Hiro Oshima)The above photographs, taken by New Yorker Hiro Oshima, show the images he saw when he evacuated his lower Manhattan residence on Sept. 11.  The images are now part of the  Read more »