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Our Mission is to promote and foster the arts in Marblehead and surrounding communities
Founded in 1962, the Marblehead Festival of Arts has a rich history of producing a premier summer arts festival that has become a unique forum for artistic expression over its 50+ years of operation. The Festival operates throughout the year with seasonal events, fundraising and planning for our signature festival over the July 4th.
The July Festival hosts a wide range of art exhibits, outdoor music concerts overlooking Marblehead Harbor, the Film Festival, the Street Festival, the Children’s Festival, Artisans’ Marketplace and many other cultural activities designed to provide a fun and enriching experience for the entire family.
The Festival is managed by a Board of Directors elected annually by members of Marblehead Festival of Arts, Inc.
President – Joanne Smith
Immediate Past President – Bill Smalley
1st Vice President – Kiki Taron Kinney
2nd Vice President – Patricia Patrick
Treasurer – Maura Flaherty
Secretary – Kathy Barker
Katie Alexander, Pam Duncan, Matt Friedman, Ellen Garvey, Lesli Mead, Kim-Marie Phelan, Maggie Raftus, and Michael Thompson
The Marblehead Festival of Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. this community organization is funded solely on fundraising events and donations to fund its operations.
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