The 47th Annual Ground Glass Photography Exhibition

The 47th Annual Ground Glass Photography Exhibition
at The Rye Arts Center
On View: May 11 thru June 10, 2023

The Ground Glass, a Westchester-based association of photographers, will be hosting “The 47th Annual Ground Glass Exhibition.”  This exhibit is a juried selection of photographs by Ground Glass members at The Rye Arts Center Gallery.  A wide range of photographic styles and subject matter  in Black & White and Color images create a very diverse exhibit.

A portion of the exhibit will be devoted to the display of Juror Selects and Honorable Mentions from the 2nd Annual Ground Glass Student Photography Invitational. The invitational includes students from high schools in the Westchester – Fairfield County area.

Marilyn Symmes, a New York City-based curator with expertise in prints, drawings, and photographs will serve as the juror for the 47th Annual Exhibit.  Symmes started her career at the Smith College Museum of Art, followed by the Detroit Institute of Arts.  She was the curator in charge of graphic arts collections at the Toledo Museum of Art, Cooper Hewitt/Smithsonian Design Museum, and the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University.  She has organized many print and photography exhibitions over the decades, and managed collections with photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, Eugène Atget, Ansel Adams, Berenice Abbott, and Andy Warhol and many others.  She has authored several books on photographs and prints and contributed to numerous publications.

A reception with the photographers will be held Thursday, May 18, from 5pm to 8pm at The Rye Arts Center Gallery.
The event is free and open to the public.

The Rye Arts Center Gallery is located at:
51 Milton Rd. Rye, NY. 10580

For regular gallery hours, please call or check the Rye Arts Center website:

Photo credit: Randy Matusow

Event Location and Ticket Information

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The Rye Arts Center Gallery
51 Milton Road
Rye, New York 10580
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Times: All Day

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: The Ground Glass
Presenter Phone: 914-582-0584
Presenter Website: thegroundglass.org

Sponsor Message

The Ground Glass, founded in 1975, is an independent association dedicated to promoting the practice and appreciation of fine art photography in Westchester County, NY, and Fairfield County, CT. It serves as a forum for photographers to express ideas, share technical information and participate in juried exhibitions. The group also addresses issues concerning photography through lectures, demonstrations and workshops. The Ground Glass currently conducts its monthly meetings both in-person at The Rye Arts Center and via Zoom sessions on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, September thru June, at 7:30 PM. Non-members are welcome and may request a guest pass via the contact link on the Ground Glass website, www.thegroundglass.org.