26th Annual Art in the Barn Exhibit and Sale

Art in the Barn is a fundraiser for the Essex Greenbelt Association Essex County

For one weekend every June, the barns at the Cox Reservation are transformed with color and form as paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor, monoprints, ceramics and pottery, and sculpture in wood and iron adorn the walls, window sills, tables, stairs and every nook and cranny of our rustic barns. Artists generously donate 50% of their sales to support the land conservation mission of Essex County Greenbelt Association.  Bring your young artist along to see how others create and display their work.

Enjoy wall hung art, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry and woodworking. Don't miss the new Outdoor Sculpture Walk, and experience the beauty of the Cox Reservation!

Entertainment and Demonstrations:

  • Friday, 6 - 8:30 pm - Live music from EJ Oulette and Crazy Maggy
  • Saturday 10 am - 12 pm - Pulp painting demonstration from Meg Black
  • Sunday - Wood carving demonstration from Donald Oakes

In addition to the barns, the new conference room at the Cox House is transformed into a jewelry boutique, where we will display and have for sale unique jewelry crafted by local artisans. Visit the diverse work of talented artists from throughout the region, inspired by the natural landscapes and light that have drawn artists to Cape Ann and Essex County for decades.

Find that special piece of artwork that completes your living space, seek out a special gift for a family member or friend, or simply come to browse. With over 150 participating artists, there is something for every taste and style at Art in the Barn!

Public Exhibit Friday, June 12, 2015 12-4 pm
Wine & Cheese Reception Friday, June 12, 2015 6-8:30 pm
Public Exhibit Saturday, June 13, 2015 10am-6 pm
Public Exhibit Sunday, June 14, 2015 10am-4pm
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