Tribute Art

Victims’ Memorial Quilt Retires for Preservation

The Victims’ Memorial Quilt. Gift of Bill Doyle on behalf of the intended 9/11 family recipients of the Victim’s Quilt, (Photo: Jin Lee).  The Victims’ Memorial Quilt. Gift of Bill Doyle on behalf of the intended 9/11 family recipients of the Victim’s Quilt, (Photo: Jin Lee).

Behind the scenes, preparations are underway for the first rotation of artifacts in the public galleries since the 9/11 Memorial Museum opened one year ago.  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 »

Lady Liberty Replica is centerpiece for 9/11 teaching tools

The extraordinary artifact, “Lady Liberty,” is brought to life online through technology allowing users to learn more about the tributes and memorials placed on the replica that once stood outside a firehouse on Eighth Avenue and West 48th Street in Manhattan.  Following 9/11, the Lady Liberty replica, which measures more than 10 feet, was adorned with police uniform patches, miniature U.S. flags, letters of encouragement and other tributes and memorials.The online application was designed by  Read more »