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Trinity Wall Street's Remember to Love
After 9/11, Trinity Wall Street—one of the city's oldest churches, which sits near the World Trade Center site—became a haven both for those working at the site, as well as those seeking spiritual guidance in the aftermath of the attacks. To commemorate the tenth anniversary, the institution hosts nearly two weeks of memorial events, including an overnight vigil on the night before the anniversary (Sept 10 at 6pm--Sept 11 at 6am; free) and a full day of services (Sept 11 7:30am--8pm; free). The chapel will also host a permanent exhibit showing artifacts gathered from the church in the months after 9/11. Trinity Wall Street, 89 Broadway at Wall St (212-602-0800, trinitywallstreet.org). Through Sept 11; time varies.

"Ten Years After 9/11: Searching for a 21st Century Landscape"
This juried exhibition presents images from four photographers (Garth Lenz, Michael Robinson Chavez, Florian Bttner and Michael Busse) that capture political, social and economic changes around the world since 9/11. For example, Lenz, a noted photojournalist, documented the effects of the oil industry on nature. The powerhouse Arena, 37 Main St at Water St, Dumbo, Brooklyn (718-666-3049, powerhousearena.com). Mon--Fri 10am--7pm; Sat, Sun 11am--7pm; free. Through Sept 16.

"The Twin Towers and the City"
The Museum of the City of New York mounts two exhibits (which share a name) that examine the past, present and future of the World Trade Center. The first features photographs by Camilo Jos Vergara, who has documented the site since the 1970s. His images show the Twin Towers in various states of completion, as well as the new structures currently in progress at the site. A second show is made up of eight oil paintings by the late Romain de Plas, all of which were created in the year following 9/11. 1220 Fifth Ave between 103rd and 104th Sts (212-534-1672, mcny.org). Mon--Sun 10am--6pm; $10, seniors and students $6, children under 13 free. Sept 3--Dec 4.

"Embodied Light: 9-11 in 2011"
The downtown nonprofit Educational Alliance displays works by the artist Tobi Kahn that invite the viewer to commemorate and reflect on the attacks. Four elements make up the exhibit: memorial candleholders; a series of sculptures of an abstract figure between two vertical forms; a floor relief that evokes the New York cityscape; and a series of 220 (the number of floors in the Twin Towers) blocks decorated by acquaintances of Kahn with memories and impressions of September 11. Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, 197 East Broadway at Jefferson St (646-395-4235, edalliance.org). Mon--Thu 9am--9pm, Fri--Sun 9am--6pm; free. Sept 9--Nov 23.

"September 11"
While this group show observes the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks with mostly pre-9/11 works, it manages to reflect on that day. Besides serving as a fitting memorial, the exhibit demonstrates art's ability to change its meaning depending on circumstance. Featured artists include Diane Arbus, William Eggleston and Barbara Kruger. MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave at 46th Ave, Long Island City, Queens (718-784-2084, ps1.org). Mon, Thu--Sun noon--6pm. Suggested donation $10, seniors and students $5. Sept 11--Jan 9.

"The 9/11 Peace Story Quilt"
Artist Faith Ringgold examines the healing power of art with this work, created as a response to the attacks in collaboration with a group of New York City students. Three 72-by-50-inch panels—each made up of 12 peace-themed squares—compose the quilt, which shows, through textiles and paint, how 9/11 affected the city's youth. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St (212-535-7710, metmuseum.org). Tue--Thu, Sun 9:30am--5:30pm; Fri, Sat 9:30am--9pm. Suggested donation $25, seniors $17, students $12, members and children under 12 free. Through Jan 22.

"Remembering 9/11"
Prior to its grand reopening on November 11, the New-York Historical Society mounts this new exhibit, featuring hundreds of photographs, letters and other artifacts related to 9/11. On the afternoon of the anniversary, museum educator Katie Fuller and FDNY bugler Vin Panaro will read from Maira Kalman's picture book Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey (Sept 11, 11:30am--12:30pm), which tells the story of a retired fireboat that was used to pump water to the World Trade Center site on 9/11. 170 Central Park West between 76th and 77th Sts (212-873-3400, nyhistory.org). Sept 8--Nov 10: Tue--Sat 10am--6pm; Sun 11am--5pm. From Nov 11: Tue--Thu, Sat 10am--6pm; Fri 10am--8pm; Sun 11am--5pm. Free. Sept 8--April 2012.

"Yahrzeit: September 11th Remembered"
Taking inspiration from the Jewish tradition of memorializing the anniversary of a death, the Museum of Jewish Heritage opens an area for contemplation and reflection in its Rotunda Gallery. The space will feature photos and quotes from people who witnessed the attacks. Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Pl at 1st Pl (646-437-4202, mjhnyc.org). Mon, Tue, Thu, Sun 10am--5:45pm; Wed 10am--8pm; Fri 10am--3pm. $12, seniors $10, students $7, members and children under 12 free. Wed 4--8pm free. Ongoing.

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