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Reflecting on September 11, 2001

September 9, 2011 to April 28, 2012
West Gallery

Before the Fall: Remembering the World Trade Center 

Beginning in 1997, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) sponsored artist residencies at the World Trade Center. The exhibition includes works by artists who were part of the LMCC’s residency programs from 1997 through September 10, 2001, including works that were recreated after being lost in the collapse of the North Tower and works that were created in response to the events of September 11.

Artists include Olive Ayhens, Donald Bracken, Monika Bravo, Laurie Halsey Brown, Megan Craig, Dennis d’Amelio, Sjoerd Doting, Joellyn Duesberry, Bart Elsbach, Nancy Friese, Michael Richards, James Sheehan, Sonya Sklaroff


cedarliberty Project: A multi-media film installation

On September 11, 2001, artist Elena del Rivero’s studio-home, located directly across from the World Trade Center, was badly damaged during the collapse of the towers. Drawing from hours of footage that was taken both inside and outside of del Rivero’s studio, the resulting film installation—created in collaboration with filmmaker Leslie McCleave—reflects the enormity of the tragedy’s aftermath.


Documenting a Decade: From September 11, 2001 to Today

As we look back over the past ten years, the New York State Museum shows photographs that document the post-9/11 world. The photographs were submitted by the public and selected for this exhibition. In addition, all of the photographs submitted for this exhibition can be seen on Flickr. Photographs will continue to be accepted during the exhibition’s run.

"Always Remember, Never Forget"

A mural depicting first responders at Ground Zero, created by artist Chris Stain.

This work was created in conjunction with Living Walls: Albany.