Public Programs

Public Programs

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is dedicated to deepening our audience’s understanding of 9/11’s continuing impact in America and around the world through film screenings, moderated conversations and performances. If you can't make it to the Museum, join us live at

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Upcoming Programs:

Registration for each public program will open three weeks prior to the event. Tickets to programs are free, but reservations are required.

Deciphering Jihadi Culture
Thomas Hegghammer, senior research fellow at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, and Cole Bunzel, scholar of jihadi ideology at Princeton University, examine how terrorist groups like ISIS construct shared values among their supporters.
Thursday, November 30, 7:00 p.m.

General Michael Hayden on the War on Terror
Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden was director of the National Security Agency on 9/11 and, from 2006 to 2008, served as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency – the first person in history to have led both agencies. Hayden will discuss the current state of the War on Terror, cybersecurity and Russian interference.
Wednesday, December 6, 7:00 p.m.

Why Yemen Matters
Dr. Sheila Carapico, professor of political science and international studies at the University of Richmond, reflects on the long crisis in Yemen and examines the regional and global impact of U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition against Houthi rebels and the deposed Yemeni president Ali Salih.
Monday, December 11, 7:00 p.m.


The 201718 public program season at the 9/11 Memorial Museum has been made possible in part by the David Berg Foundation.