A butterfly lands on the shoulder of a probationary EMT as he reflects at his stepfather’s name on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo courtesy of FDNY.
Paying tribute to first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice is why the New York City Police Department and New York Fire Department have made a visit to the 9/11 Memorial part of their recruits’ official training. Since many of those who join the NYPD or FDNY follow their father or a loved one into the service, many times one of those recruits is honoring their own father who was killed as a result of the 9/11 attacks.Read more
A performance on the 9/11 Memorial plaza, from 2017's Make Music New York event. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial
Since 2014, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum has participated in Make Music New York, an annual musical celebration that fills New York City with music each year on June 21, the longest day of the year.Read more
Members of the 9/11 community gathered in Foundation Hall on Wednesday evening to pay tribute to those who took part in the rescue and recovery operations at Ground Zero. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
To mark the 16th anniversary of the completion of the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum honored the brave individuals who served with dedication and selflessness after the attack with a special ceremony within the Museum.Read more
Visitor Services Volunteer and Docent Karen Lazar with Lindsay Watts, director of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s volunteer program, at Gracie Mansion for the 2017 Mayoral Service Recognition Award ceremony.
Karen Lazar, a 9/11 Memorial & Museum visitor services volunteer and docent, was recently awarded the 2017 Mayoral Service Recognition Award for completing more than 500 hours of service with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.Read more