Marblehead Arts Association (MAA), founded in 1922 and located in the historic King Hooper Mansion, serves over 500 artistically diverse artist, associate and corporate members. Four galleries of exhibits by association members and guest artists change monthly. Education programs, classes and special events are offered throughout the year.
The Marblehead Arts Artisan Shop features original art and hand crafted items by local artists including unique jewelry, glassware, pottery, greeting cards and books. The King Hooper Mansion is available to rent for weddings, private parties and business meetings.
- Hours: Tue, Wed, Sun, noon - 5pm; Thu - Sat, 10am - 5pm; Mon, closed
- Handicap Accessible: No
- Founding Date: 1922
- Ticket information: The galleries and artisan shop are free and open to the public. Monthly 'meet the artist' receptions are also free. For fees for other programming such as classes, workshops, programs and special events, please check the website.
- Student discounts: Yes
- Senior discounts: No
- Private parties: Yes
- Food/drink: Yes
- Alcohol served: Yes
- Coat/bag check: No
- Parking: On-street: free
- Restrictions: No smoking
- Membership levels: Corporate, Family, Individual
- Mission: To support and promote a community of artists and art lovers, and to foster an appreciation for the visual arts by offering a vibrant venue for collaboration, and the display and enjoyment of fine art and craft.
- Annual dues: Varies
- Membership requirements: The Marblehead Arts offers artist, associate, student, family and corporate memberships. To join as an artist member, please check the website.
- Meetings: Monthly