Long alt text: Dozens of square tiles that are varying shades of blue are seen up close in Memorial Hall.
Photo by Dan Winters

The MEMO Blog

The official blog of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum features stories of commemoration and memorialization, and information on our public programs, special events, and ways to get involved.

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9/11 Memorial on the Small Screen

January 17, 2020

In the coming months, the 9/11 Memorial will be featured in several popular television shows. The Memorial plays a different role in each program, but its ongoing presence in the cultural landscape builds public awareness around the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s mission and demonstrates how this sacred space is an essential part of the fabric of life in New York City.

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Registration Now Open for Winter/Spring 2020 Programs

January 15, 2020

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s winter/spring 2020 programming season will include conversations with scholars and authors, live dance works, and programs presented in conjunction with the exhibitions Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden and K-9 Courage.

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An Exhibition Honoring the Dogs of 9/11 to Open at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

January 13, 2020

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s newest temporary exhibition will honor the hundreds of dogs that participated in the rescue and recovery efforts in response to the 9/11 attacks.

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Last Chance to View "Skywalkers" at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

January 10, 2020

The last day to see Skywalkers: A Portrait of Mohawk Ironworkers at the World Trade Center, an exhibition of tintype photographs by artist Melissa Cacciola, will be Sunday, January 12, 2020.

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Book Belonging to Norma Steuerle Now on View in the Memorial Exhibition

January 8, 2020

Meditations on Silence by Sister Wendy Beckett was donated to the Museum by Norma Steuerle family as a testament to her thoughtful and honest reflections on books, articles, and film.

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Registration Open for 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk and Community Day

January 6, 2020

Registration is now open for the eighth annual 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk and Community Day, which will be held Sunday, April 26, 2020.

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Charities Borne From 9/11 Attacks Give Hope During the Holiday Season

December 26, 2019

In the spirit of giving back to the 9/11 community and beyond, many 9/11 family members and first responders have begun charities, providing everything from mental health support to financial assistance.

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On View in the Memorial Exhibition: Charles Alan Zion’s Needlework

December 21, 2019

Among the items on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam exhibition is a piece of needlework belonging to Charles Alan Zion. It's a testament to his wide-ranging interests and passion for life.

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Tips for Visiting the 9/11 Memorial & Museum During the Holidays

December 19, 2019

From adjusted holiday hours to activities in lower Manhattan, here's what you need to know when visiting the 9/11 Memorial & Museum this holiday season.

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Preet Bharara Talks Bringing Senior Al-Qaeda Officials to Justice

December 18, 2019

Last week in a public program held at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara reflected on post-9/11 New York, the challenges of prosecuting terrorism, and his role in bringing senior al-Qaeda officials to justice.

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