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:

Tickets to programs are free, but reservations are required.

Saudi Arabia: Change and Uncertainty
Thursday, May 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
What is happening in Saudi Arabia? With a new Crown Prince driving political, economic and cultural change, are the kingdom's leaders turning a new page or taking risks? Middle East policy analyst Christopher Blanchard, a leading Congressional researcher, will unpack the latest happenings in the country and its relationship with the United States.

The Future of al-Qaeda
Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Seventeen years after 9/11, al-Qaeda continues to pose a significant threat to American security. Recently overshadowed by ISIS, al-Qaeda remains active, adapting their operations and priorities in the Middle East. Norwegian scholar Anne Stenersen, Senior Fellow at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, will examine al-Qaeda’s methods over the last 30 years and discuss the future of this terrorist group. 
Supported by the Norwegian Consulate General New York.

The New World Trade Center
Thursday, June 21, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
World-renowned architect and World Trade Center master planner Daniel Libeskind and 9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad will examine the evolution and revitalization of the World Trade Center site since the 9/11 attacks. In addition to examining the urban planning challenges and motivations that dominated this unprecedented redevelopment effort, Libeskind and Arad will also speak to how memory, security and technology at the site have evolved since the plan’s inception.


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