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Out of a Clear Blue Sky

Documentary Photographic Images: New York, September 11

Out of a Clear Blue Sky, Spetember 11 to November 8, 2002 Housatonic Museum of Art

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Photo of a sculpture park amidst debris from the twin towers by Susan Meiselas of Magnum PhotosOUT OF A CLEAR BLUE SKY is an exhibition to commemorate the first anniversary of the tragedy of September 11. This photographic exhibit includes images by Magnum photographers from the book New York September 11 by Magnum Photographers.

Also included are images from here is new york: a democracy of photographs which is an ongoing gallery show in Soho, New York comprised of photos submitted by amateur and professional photographers who were witness to the events of September 11 or its aftermath.

In addition, the HMA will be the site for the first observance of Connecticut’s Remembrance Day, a bill sponsored by Bridgeport’s Senator Bill Finch and signed by Governor Rowland.

Please browse this site where you can see images from the exhibit , the Remembrance Day event and offer your own personal response to the exhibit and the day that changed our world forever.

See photos of our Remembrance Day event

Please join us for this special event...

Lunch and Lecture

Wednesday, October 2, Noon
Room A101

Thomas Hoepker - Magnum photographer and organizer of the book New York September 11 by Magnum Photographers will discuss the power of images, how they inform our perceptions and understanding of current events and history.

This is a free event but space reservations are required please call 203.332.5052 to reserve your seat. Bring your own brown bag lunch. The museum will not be providing food or beverages.