Marblehead Festival of Arts.

Artists' Information

The general eligibility requirement for Visual Arts categories is that the artist must reside, work, or belong to an art association in Essex County. Artisans' Marketplace and Film Festival do not have this requirement. Student and Youth Art Exhibits require that students reside in Marblehead or attend school in Marblehead. Detailed information is posted for each category.
Each work must be accompanied by a completed Entry Form which is available online. Exhibitors also may receive Entry Forms by postal mail by contacting the Festival via email, telephone, or U.S. mail.
Visual Arts
Visual Arts includes Crafts, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Senior Art, Student Art, and Youth Arts.
Artisans' Marketplace
The Essex County requirement does not apply to Artisans' Marketplace. The Festival invites artisans from all locales to submit an application to participate in Artisans' Marketplace.
Painting the Town
Plein air painters
Writers' World
Adult and Student: Essays, Poetry, and Fiction
Art Scholarship
$3,000 scholarship for a high school senior pursuing a career in art.
Milton Bloom Art Scholarships
$500 scholarships for students in Grades 7–11.
Film Festival
Call for Entries!
Logo Contest
Each year the Festival adopts a new logo.