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9/11 Events

Here are fifteen events in remembrance of the tenth anniversary of 9/11.


"Here Is New York"
195 Broadway; 9/10–9/18, daily (10 a.m.–6 p.m.); nr. Fulton St.
L&L Holding Company and the New York Historical Society have paired up to present this exhibit, an installation of more than 500 photos from "Here is New York: a Democracy of Photographs." Admission is free; visit for more information.

New York Choral Society September Concert
Saint Patrick's Cathedral; 9/11 at 7 p.m.; 14 E. 51st St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-753-2261
The New York Choral Society will commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with a remembrance concert at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, where they will perform music by Dvořák and Harry Belafonte as part of the international September Concert Foundation initiative. Admission is free and open to the public.

"Remember to Love"
Trinity Church; 9/8–9/9; 74 Trinity Pl., nr. Rector St.; 212-602-0800
A full-to-the-gills week of concerts in remembrance of 9/11, presented by the parish closest to ground zero. Highlights: nine choral concerts featuring the Trinity Choir, New York City Master Chorale, Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Washington Chorus, Bach Choir of Bethlehem, and Copley Singers, on September 9 throughout the day; the Chiara String Quartet plays Robert Sirota’s Triptych, a commemoration of 9/11 written for them, September 8; and a concert (for which the series is named) featuring the Brahms and Fauré Requiems, with Novus NY (Trinity Wall Street’s contemporary-music orchestra), violinist Gil Shaham, and Metropolitan Opera soloists guesting, September 9 at 8:30 p.m. For additional concert details, times, and locations, see

"Rethinking Memorial: Ten Interactive Sites for Remembering 9/11"
Various Outdoor Locations; 9/10 (11 a.m.–5 p.m.); Dumbo
Take a tour of interactive memorial stations, created by ten artists to represent each year since 9/11. A project created by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Dumbo Improvement District, and Illegal Art (with support from Two Trees Management Company, installations will begin at the Pearl St. Triangle (between Front and Water Streets) and then continue on Water Street and Dock Street. Artists featured include Illegal Art’s Michael McDevitt and Otis Kriegel. Get involved by volunteering at the event; contact to learn how you can help.

9/11 Panel Discussion and Book Launch
powerHouse Books; 9/6 (6–8 p.m.); 37 Main St., nr. Water St.; 212-604-9074
A panel discusses the 9/11 memorial, considering its permanence in relation to the ephemeral memories that were created in the weeks directly after the event. Panelists include Kay Turner of the Brooklyn Arts Council, Marci Reaven of the New York Historical Society, and documentary photographer Martha Cooper, among others. The discussion will be followed by a signing for Cooper’s new book, Remembering 9/11. RSVP to or call 718-666-3049 for more information.

Films for Hope
Japan Society; 9/11 (1–8 p.m.); 333 E. 47th St, nr. First Ave.; 212-832-1155
The Japan Society commemorates both the ten-year anniversary of 9/11 and the six-month mark past the earthquake in Japan with this short animated film festival, which features over 30 shorts from across the world, in addition to the East Coast premiere of Pixar’s La Luna. Tickets to individual screenings are available for $10 per person ($7 for Japan Society members, students, and seniors), or a day pass can be purchased for $34 ($24 for members, students, and seniors). Buy tickets at the Japan Society box office or online at Proceeds will benefit the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.

9/11 Community Concert of Healing and Remembrance
Irondale Center; 9/11 (4–6 p.m.); 85 S. Oxford St., nr. Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene; 718-488-9233
As part of the Pieces of Paper Project, a week of art and music to celebrate the service of volunteers during and following 9/11, Irondale Center presents a concert for the community to remember those who volunteered and in memory of those lost. The concert will feature the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, the Noel Pointer Foundation, Spoke The Hub Dance, American Opera Projects, and the Brooklyn Music School, among others. Visit for more information, as well as a full Pieces of Paper Project schedule of events.

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