Festival News

“Let The Bidding Begin”

Planning for the Spring Art Auction is underway.  The Art Auction is a major fundraiser for the 2017 Marblehead Festival of Arts. Artists, craftspeople and local... Read More

Bloom Art Scholarships

-2017 Bloom Scholarship-Marblehead Festival of Arts offers scholarship for student in Grades 7 through 11. About the Bloom Scholarship  Each year since 2008, the Marblehead Festival... Read More

Long Winter Short Film Festival 2016

The Long Winter Short Film Festival is a collection of 13 short films by filmmakers, both adults and teenagers from the North Shore and elsewhere. They’re films you won’t find in your typical multiplex. I

Jeff Weaver Gallery

In following the mission of the Marblehead Festival of Arts “To promote, foster and encourage the fine arts and other forms of arts and crafts” we thought... Read More

2015 Festival Award Winners

We want to thank all the visitors and volunteers for making our 50th Festival celebration a success.  We are working on putting together a page... 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

2nd Annual ArtsFusion Gala

on May 2

Marblehead Festival of Arts and The Marblehead Arts Association announce the second ArtsFusion gala for Saturday May 2 from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

Stopping by the Studio: Rob Pelletier

Artist Rob Pelletier, a multiple-time Marblehead Festival of Arts’ People’s Choice Award winner, lives in Salem in a house filled with whimsical cabinets, clocks, cupboards and boxes.

Join us for Winter Short Film Festival

The Marblehead Festival of Arts invites you to enjoy a great night out on us! Please join the MFoA to screen a terrific lineup of thought-provoking short films; vote on your favorite and join the audience discussion.

Stopping by the Studio: Elaine & Dianna Daly

In our new feature, named "Stopping by the Studio", we spotlight local artists of the North Shore. In this first piece, Peggy Farrell interviews Elaine Daly and her daughter Dianna.

2015 Logo Contest Winner Announced

40 + submissions, whittled to 10, judged to 3 and by popular vote, down to 1. Check out this story of the Logo Premiere Party, the designer of the 50th Festival Logo and a surprise visit of the Festival's first President.

Logo Contest Opens for 2015 Festival

In 2015, the MFoA will be celebrating our 50th Festival! For this year only, the submission requirements have changed to reflect the special nature of this anniversary. Entries... Read More