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Hidden Stories, Hidden Voices: Art in the Aftermath

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Part of Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, Hidden Stories, Hidden Voices series marking the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, hosted

Whether through documentary photographs or fine art, artists have been telling the story of how September 11 affected their communities. Through their practice, they were able to capture not only a historical recording of the immediate aftermath of the attacks, but the intense spectrum of emotions and incredible community resiliency in the face of immense adversity. Come listen to these artists Elia Alba, Kenny Rivero, Mel Chin, and Daniel Farber Huang, as they share their stories of how their experiences of September 11 shaped their artistry, community, and the world at large.

FREE via Zoom Live | To RSVP, click here.

This program is hosted collaboratively by the Museum of Chinese in America, El Museo del Barrio, and the National Museum of American History.

Image Credits (top to bottom, left to right): Photographs taken by Daniel Huang, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Recovering Chinatown: The 9/11 Collection, Photo by Donald Lokuta, and Photographic archive of Milagros Batista collected by the NYC Latino 9/11 project for the National Museum of American History. Treatments have been applied to images.


September 9
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm