The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Artist Frank Dammers and the Dutch consul general stand beside a painting of the lower Manhattan skyline, including One World Trade Center, at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Artist Frank Dammers and Dutch Consul General at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

The View: Last Friday the 9/11 Memorial Museum welcomed the Dutch Consulate General Dolph Hogewoning and artist Frank Dammers with a ceremony honoring the recent acquisition of his painting “Freedom America” into the permanent collection. 


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