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

A girl stands at a bronze parapate etched with the names of victims. A woman’s arm is seen pointing to a piece of paper the girl is reading.
9/11 Memorial Art Cart participant. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.

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: A young visitor learns about the events of September 11 by participating in the 9/11 Memorial Art Cart. Found on the Memorial Plaza on weekdays during the summer months, this activity center allows young visitors to participate in self-guided explorations and art projects, written in age-appropriate language. These activities will help children discover the stories and symbolism behind the 9/11 Memorial and the rebuilt World Trade Center site.

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