Quarry Walk & Talk at the Cape Ann Museum

Public and Private: The Quarries of Cape Ann

Saturday, October 15

10:00 a.m.


Leslie Bartlett, When I Find You Again, You Will Be in Quarries, Photograph

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 guided tour of Flat Ledge Quarry 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 info@capeannmuseum.org. Tickets can also be purchased online at Eventbrite.