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Wine and Paint Night

Paint night

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Wed, Sept. 23 at 7pm: Mark your calendars! Enjoy a glass of wine while painting your very own wooden fish! Local artist Katy Bratun will guide you through a J.O.J Frost-style scene or create your own

Posted in Events, JOJ Frost

Thank you!


Shop and Support the Marblehead Museum!   Thank you to everyone who supported the Marblehead Museum and our Spring Online Auction! We have more unique experiences and items up for bid soon, so stay tuned!  

Posted in Community, Events, Support

Activities for Kids Auction


Thank you to our Donors & our Bidders! Our special thanks go to everyone who bid throughout the auction, who generously donated these special activities and experiences, and who urged friends and family to participate. Because of you, our Auction

Posted in Children and Families, Events

Pumpkin Illumination 2014


Throngs of princesses, goblins, ghouls and fairies were in attendance at the 7th annual Pumpkin Illumination sponsored by the Marblehead Family Fund and the Marblehead Museum. It was a beautiful clear evening and the Whirlygig band provided entertainment. Here are

Posted in Children and Families, Community, Events, Lee Mansion

Handprints Garden Party Auction


Thank you to all our Bidders! The bidding was brisk; all three items brought more than their minimums. A Special “Thank you” to Gene Arnould, our Auctioneer extraordinaire! One of a Kind Needlepoint Designed by Gail Noyes, based on four

Posted in Events

MM Night at MLT- July 26


As in previous years the Marblehead Museum and the The Marblehead Little Theatre teamed up to offer a special program to benefit the Marblehead Museum. The Performance of “Wish You Were Here…The Music of Cole Porter and George Gershwin” was

Posted in Community, Events

J.O.J.’s Joe Froggers are back!

Joe Froggers

Joe Froggers In the late 18th century, Revolutionary War patriot, Joseph Brown and his wife Lucretia offered the large round cookies at their Tavern on Gingerbread Hill (so named for the beloved cookies).They were said to be the size of the

Posted in Community, Events, JOJ Frost

Nila Webster Storytelling – July 5

Nila Webster event cropped

Childrens Story Hour and Creative Activity with Nila Webster and Suzanne Webb On July 5th, well known children’s author,  Nila Webster, entertained dozens of children and families with readings from her books as well as anecdotes about the creative process.

Posted in Community, Education, Events, Lee Mansion

Headers in History Tour-June 17

HIH 2014 photo

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Over 250 students and 50 parent volunteers visited the three properties of the Marblehead Museum as part of the Headers in History Walking Tour. This year marked the Tour’s Fifth Anniversary. The students from Marblehead Veterans

Posted in Education, Events, JOJ Frost, Lee Mansion

New Genre of Museum Event is a Big Hit! May 31


Last Saturday, the Jeremiah Lee Mansion was the kick-off venue for a new kind of event at the Marblehead Museum; a “Progressive Bon Appetit”.   Guests arrived at the Mansion for a champagne toast to kick off the “Open” season

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Lee Mansion