In-person event at the New York City AIDS Memorial, 76 Greenwich Avenue
On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Art2Action, Greenwich House Music School, The New York City AIDS Memorial, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and Village Preservation will hold A Village Gathering at the New York City AIDS Memorial at St. Vincent’s Triangle. It will be a space for reflection, remembrance, and creative expression. This event, held under the shade of the AIDS Memorial and surrounding park grounds, will offer attendees and passersby a communal experience to mark this day. There will be an opportunity for community members to record their own stories as part of this event.
We will invite a host and artists to lead the community in songs and expression. There will be space for ritual and story sharing.
This project stems from a broader effort by these organizations to engage the West Village community in arts programming in new ways. This anniversary finds our city in yet another moment of mourning and recovery. We hope this event can create space to remember those we lost and honor the resilient spirit that will enable us to move forward.
Below, videos include the full event and ten community memories, recorded at the event.
- Saturday, September 11, 2021
- 5:00 pm