Public and Private: The Quarries of Cape Ann
Saturday, October 15
Community Programs, Lectures, Readings, Films
Photographer and granite historian Leslie Bartlett will present a history of quarrying on Cape Ann and the current state of public and private quarries. Quarry photos by Bartlett and those from an artistic collaboration with Susan Quateman on the resilient nature of the quarries will be included. The role of the granite industry will be examined through the writings of several female artists who pioneered art in the quarries, including Ellen Day Hale. The talk at the Museum will be followed by a 30 to 45 minute guided tour of Flat Ledge Quarry in Rockport. Transportation not provided. All participants in the quarry walk should park at Granite Pier at 16 Wharf Road in Rockport. Please note that the walk through Flat Ledge Quarry may not be accessible to all lecture audience members. This program is $10 for CAM members / $15 non-members (includes admission). To purchase tickets or for more information please call (978)283-0455 x10 or email email@example.com. Tickets can also be purchased online at Eventbrite.