Dalton Ghetti: 9-11 Memorial (3000 Tears)

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September 11, 2012 through October 13, 2012

Monday-Friday 10am-4 pm.

Bellarmine Museum of Art


All Ages


Event description: The museum commemorates the eleventh anniversary of 9/11 by presenting 3000 Tears, Dalton Ghetti's tribute to 9/11, as well as three other works: Twin Towers, 2007, Sewing Needle and Spool, 2003, and Church, 1990. The artist created a memorial to honor the fallen by carving one teardrop every day for each of the victims. Averaging 300 teardrops per year, it took him 10 years to carve the 3,000 teardrops necessary to complete the project.

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