Triangle Fire and Garment Worker Exhibits and Events

2024 Clara Lemlich Awards

The 2024 Clara Lemlich Awards will be held on
Monday, May 13 at 4:00PM at the
Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029

This year we honor — Priscilla Bassett, civil rights activist; Muriel Fox, feminist leader and author; Dorthaan Kirk, champion of jazz; Theodora Lacey, integrating schools and housing; and Estella Vazquez, labor organizer extraordinaire.

More information and RSVP instructions here.

Memory in Cloth – Safety and Solidarity for New York City Garment Workers

This LaborArts pop-up exhibit was on view at NYU’s Tamiment Library during fall 2023.

Visit the new online version of the exhibit here.​



Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Commemoration

The Commemoration of the 113th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire was held on March 25, 2024. Watch video of the event here.

Visit the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition to find out more about the ceremony and about the new permanent memorial.

Find the story and links to press coverage from the Associated Press, the New York Times, and many more here.