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Celebrating memory, the power of history, and a shared vision for peace

The Triumphal Arch, City Hall Park, 6 pm, Thursday September 22.

On Monday September 19th, we celebrated our official unveiling ceremony with leaders from NYC and around the world as well as cultural luminaries from New York's theater and arts communities. This Thursday, join us for an evening of interpretive reflections on the eternalism of memory and the power of new technologies in the preservation, restoration, and celebration of history.

Conversations will encompass the history of the Triumphal Arch, the science underpinning the installation, and the use of new technologies to broaden access and enliven the world of cultural heritage with special reference to our current tactile exhibition at the New York Public Library’s Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library. To Feature an acoustic tribute to the 35th anniversary of another memorable event in the history of New York’s great public Parks: Simon and Garfunkel's legendary Concert in the Park, September 19 1981.

Open and free to all.