Join the 9/11 Memorial & Museum for the Annual May 30 Commemoration

This image is an adapted flyer inviting people to view the special commemorative ceremony on Saturday, May 30.

Each year on May 30, we honor the courage and sacrifice of all 9/11 rescue, recovery, and relief workers, as well as survivors and members of the lower Manhattan community, by marking the anniversary of the formal end of the historic recovery efforts at Ground Zero with a commemorative ceremony.

While we will not be able to gather together in person in observance of the 18th anniversary, please join us on for a special digital commemorative ceremony on Saturday, May 30, at 11 a.m. (ET). Watch with us next week at

You can also join us online to share your appreciation and unwavering support for those on the frontlines—both after 9/11 and now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover ways to show your gratitude through our “Dear Hero” campaign, learn more about the historical significance of May 30, 2002, and find resources about the ongoing health impacts related to 9/11.

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Black face masks organized in rows with various inspirational messages written on them.

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Oil on canvas diptych painting by David Stern titled "The Gatherings," 2001-2002. The painting depicts abstract human figures gathered together.

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