June 10, 2023 — July 30, 2023

Working with free-lance photographer and former Boston Globe reporter, David Arnold of Boston and Gloucester, the Cape Ann Museum will present a special exhibition entitled QuarryArt exploring the majesty of Cape Ann’s many quarries.  The exhibit will be held at the Janet & William Ellery James Center and will be on view from June 10 through July 30. 

The nine photographers whose works will be featured in the exhibition are Tsar Fedorsky, Albert Glazier, Paul Cary Goldberg, Skip Montello, Olivia Parker, Martin Ray, Katherine Richmond, Steve Rosenthal and Constance Vallis.  Each spent time shooting quarries in the area at various times of year.  Together, their works capture the beauty of the sites as they exist today, while reminding us of the quarries economic importance of a century ago. 

Programming being offered in connection with the exhibition will include an opening day celebration on Saturday, June 10, at which the public will have the opportunity to meeting the photographers; an illustrated talk and guided walking tour presented by Les Bartlett on June 24; and a series of galleries talks to be presented by the photographers on July 15.

The James Center is located at 13 Poplar Street, Gloucester, the Cape Ann Museum Green.  It is open to the public Friday and Saturday 10 to 5, and Sundays from 1 to 4 PM.  Admission is free.  For further information on programming related to Quarry Art please visit the Museum’s calendar of events.

Image Credit: Tsar Fedorsky, Untitled from "The Quarry Project" series, 2020. Archival inkjet printed on washi paper. Courtesy of the artist.

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