Journalist and historian Garrett Graff will speak at the 9/11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2019.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s public programming season kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 17, with a conversation with Garrett Graff, author of “The Only Plane in the Sky." Graff talked to the MEMO blog about his inspiration for and experience of writing this book.Read more
Tributes left on 9/11 Memorial during the 18th anniversary commemoration ceremony. Photo by Ben Hider.
Each year, during the week of September 11, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum hosts, supports or participates in many commemorative events and special programs to highlight that the effects of these attacks are still felt. These are some of the events we held to this week to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.Read more
Tributes left by the Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial plaza during Wednesday's 18th anniversary commemoration ceremony. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum selected Las Vegas, Pittsburgh and Greece as recipients of this year’s “Survivor Tree” seedlings. The communities, which have recently been impacted by extreme disaster or violence, have committed to nurturing these trees to serve as landmarks symbolizing resiliency and hope.Read more
Flowers and flags left as tributes during the ceremony of the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
Family members, survivors, first responders and elected officials gathered at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum on Wednesday to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.Read more
San Francisco Giants players pay tribute to those killed in the 9/11 attacks during a pre-grame ceremony held on Sept. 11, 2018, in AT&T Park. Photos courtesy San Francisco Giants.
In an especially noteworthy tribute to those killed in the 9/11 attacks, the San Francisco Giants flank their iconic statue of Willie Mays Jr. with the names of victims. This tribute emphasizes the important link between 9/11 and California, where all four hijacked flights were headed that morning.Read more
A stuffed bee left by the name of Betty Ang Ong during the 9/11 anniversary ceremony in 2017. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
Every day of the year, visitors to the 9/11 Memorial leave tribute items at the names of victims or on the 9/11 Memorial Glade. Some of these items are from family members keeping the memory of their loved ones alive. Others are from complete strangers expressing a connection to someone they never met.Read more
Middle school students from MACADEMY School for Science and Technology in Brooklyn participating in a guided student program led by Education Specialist Eduardo Quezada. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
Educational programs teach students about the 9/11 attacks and memorialization.Read more
Excerpt from “2001” by Wolfgang Staehle (German, b. 1950), Tuesday, September 11, 2001, New York City, time-lapse compilation of video footage, extracted at four-second intervals. Collection of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
In partnership with cultural institutions throughout all five boroughs of New York City and in New Jersey, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will screen an excerpt of Wolfgang Staehle’s “2001” – a dual channel video work that captured the approach of hijacked plane Flight 11 and its impact.Read more
Caleigh Leiken places a white rose on the name of Alena Sesinova during her visit to the 9/11 Memorial. Photo courtesy of Caleigh Leiken.
I’ve known since I was little that although something terrible happened on the day I was born, my birth gave hope to my parents and the people around them. But until I visited the 9/11 Memorial for the first time this summer, I didn’t fully comprehend that a hole, both real and spiritual, was blown into the Earth on the day I was born.Read more