Where were you on September 11, 2001?
Ten years after the tragic events of September 11, 2001,
community members have a powerful need to reflect on how that day changed us.
Explore the September 11, 2001: A Global Moment exhibition and realize the personal
and historical significance of the tragic events of that horrific day. A 10-year
remembrance, this exhibition presents you with a platform to experience September 11, 2001, honor victims, survivors,
responders and their families.
September 11, 2001: A Global Moment, the RMSC does so with respect and compassion. September
11, 2001: A Global Moment is part of the New
York Remembers exhibition series
that opens across the state.
At our remembrance fence, visitors are invited to
behind items such as flowers, letters, and/or other tokens of sympathy or appreciation, if they so choose.
A truly global moment, claiming the lives of people from more
than 80 countries, reaches us locally. Families in Rochester, NY lost
Experience September 11, 2001: A Global Moment in the spirit that moves you, and remember to honor the never-forgotten victims, brave survivors and courageous heroes
of September 11, 2001.
Note: September 11,
2001: A Global Moment, as well as all other Museum exhibits, will be
unavailable during the RMSC's Women's Council Holiday Bazaar Arts & Crafts
Sale (Friday–Sunday, November 18–20) since galleries will be filled with arts
and crafts exhibitors.
*On September 11,
each RMSC visitor receives half off of
their admission charge, and those dressed
in uniform visit free.
RMSC is also proud to provide other activities that relate to September 11,
2001. Events and activities are listed below:
An Interfaith Gathering of Remembrance
Sunday, September 11, 2011: 1pm
Community members are welcome to gather at the Third Presbyterian Church
(4 Meigs Street) for an interfaith service lead by various local area religious
*Museum hours extended on September 11: 11am to 8pm
Veteran's Day Blood Drive
Friday, November 11: 11am–4pm
Please call the Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733 2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org within six weeks of November 11 to
make a blood donation
appointment. Appointments are encouraged, though walk-ins are welcome. The
Blood Drive takes place in the RMSC Eisenhart Auditorium.
"Emergency Preparedness" Adventure
Saturday, November 5: 11am–4pm
Join RMSC in saying "Thank You"
to those who put themselves in danger to keep the public safe. Meet real-life
first responders, explore how they do their jobs, and create emergency plans.
Food Drive during "Healthy Feast" Adventure Weekend
Starting Saturday, November 26
through year's end
Please feel free to drop off
non-perishable food items in the RMSC lobby.