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It's More than a Festival...

It's about
the Creative Community

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A Seasonal Tradition
That's Fun for All

Festival of Arts

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Marblehead Festival of Arts

Live Entertainment
Day & Night

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MFoA was established
in the fall of 1962
to promote and foster
artistic events
and activities in the
town of Marblehead.

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Marblehead Festival of Arts

A Variety
of Activities for
the Whole Family!

The Festival at 50!

The very first Marblehead Festival of Arts took place in 1963 at the Old Town House and Abbot Hall. There were adult art, youth art, sculpture, and arts and crafts exhibits; performances by The Fine Arts Woodwind Quintet of Boston, the Boston Ballet, Marblehead Little... Read More

The Gala is Back for 50th

The MFoA Board of Directors encourage you to donate and join us as we begin our 50th Festival festivities.  We are celebrating our major donors and... Read More

2015 Exhibit Call for Entries

Plans are underway for this year’s Marblehead Festival of Arts and local artists are encouraged to submit their artistic works. “Our exhibits are one of... Read More

Promoting the Arts Throughout the Year

Short Film Festival
Call For Entries!


The MFoA Short Film Festival Committee is now accepting entries for 2015. Submission deadline is Friday, April 17th.

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As we look back from 50, some of our friends share fond memories of festivals past.

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Student Scholarships - Apply Now

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The MFoA is now accepting application for the Milton Bloom and 2015 Student Art Scholarships.  Deadlines are not far away so apply now.

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Ways to Get Invovled and Support MFoA


  The Festival wouldn’t exist without you!


  Have fun while making a difference


  Even more ways to support the Festival

What Else is Happening Around the North Shore?

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