Just as art represents many different shapes, colors and beliefs so does human existence. At the Marblehead Arts Association, we welcome and celebrate them all.


MAA Winter Member Show
and Small Works Holiday Fundraiser!

November 14 – December 24

As is its tradition, the Marblehead Arts Association will feature the work of its Artist Members for the holiday season. Intended to coincide with the holiday decor of the King Hooper Mansion by the five garden clubs of Marblehead, this exhibit provides great holiday gift-giving opportunities. You will be able to cast votes for your favorite piece with a People’s Choice Award to be announced at the end of the exhibit. Please choose only the artwork found in the galleries. Click here to cast your vote now!

For the sixth year in a row, the MAA is offering small works at affordable pricing. The Pieces of Eight exhibit is in keeping with the MAA’s long-standing history of offering small works called Hooper’s Treasures. All paintings and other works on paper are priced at $100.  Photographs and digital prints are priced at $50. Jewelry and fine crafts are priced at $50 or $100. They make great gifts for art lovers and fellow artists alike. All proceeds of this fundraiser go to support the exhibits, programming, and operations of the Marblehead Arts Association The exhibit will be hung in the Parlor gallery using a grid format for visual impact.

Upcoming Classes/Events

The deadline to submit for Variations is
December 1st!
Note to MAA members we are accepting
online submissions only – no drop-offs accepted.




The MAA Has Added New Designs to Our Fundraiser!

We have added additional designs! Click on the link below to see all of them, we are sure that one is designed just for you! These shirts have been created by the talented Chris Poulin who sits on our Board of Directors. You can go to the website to choose your design by clicking MAA T-Shirts.

Please note that the shirts do run a bit narrow.


If you would like to donate to our annual ask for general operating funds due to the Covid-19 crisis. To make a donation please click here.

Watch video shown at our last annual meeting.

Who Are We

The MAA is a non-profit arts association with a mission to deliver a dynamic and engaging organization for artists and art appreciators.

What we Do

What we do

Located in the historic King Hooper Mansion, we offer opportunities to grow as an artist and provide a welcoming, cultural experience for all.

How to join us

We encourage you to visit our six galleries of art, peruse our artisan shop or attend one of our many fun events. Interested in joining?
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Current Exhibits

Variations – A New England Regional Exhibit

February 8 through March 8, 2020
Opening Reception: Sunday, February 9, 2-4 PM

Light refreshments will be served and many featured artists will be in attendance. Variations…. it’s what keeps outlooks fresh and interesting.

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There are many membership levels to choose from; Artist, Associate, Senior, Student & Business.

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