Exhibiting 9/11: Interpreting Archaeology and Memory at the World Trade Center Site

Date: 
Friday, July 1, 2011
Resource Type:
Mass Media Article | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits
Audience: 
Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | Social science and psychology
Organization:
National September 11 Memorial and Museum
Description: 

In this article, Ian Kerrigan, Assistant Director of Exhibition Development at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, articulates the importance of the 9/11 Memorial Museum being located at the World Trade Center site. Kerrigan goes on to explain how the museum is also serving as a archaeological site, how artifacts will play a pivotal role in the Museum's public spaces, and how the Museum's primary artifact is the site in and of itself. Kerrigan also describes how media is an integral element of the exhibition space that reflect the media age of era and allow visitors to share and record memories.

Publication Name: 
Exhibitionist
Volume: 
30
Number: 
2
Page Number: 
20
Document:

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