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J.O.J. Frost Folk Art Gallery

The J.O.J. Frost Folk Art Gallery is a permanent installation of paintings and sculpture left to the Marblehead Museum and Historical Society by Marblehead native J.O.J. Frost.

Frost's post-Civil War boyhood memories of Marblehead and experiences aboard fishing schooners on the Grand Banks are the focus of his work. J.O.J. Frost began painting at age 70, untrained but driven by a sense of history that he expressed visually. His art is more than charming and quaint as it details the daily life of Marbleheaders at home and at sea. Frost's work is recognized as a significant part of American folk art, and is represented in major folk art collections.



Admission is free.



The Frost Folk Art Gallery is located at 170 Washington St., in the same building that houses the Museum's offices, galleries, archives and shop.

June through October
Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

November through May
Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.


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