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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

Exchange Students from Grasse, France

Exchange Students from Grasse

In mid October, approximately 20 exchange students from Grasse, France visited the Marblehead Museum. They were treated to a special tour of the collection and exhibits by town historian, Bette Hunt. Split into two groups, they spread their visit over

Posted in Children and Families, Community, Education, JOJ Frost, Lee Mansion

“Tuesdays at the Museum” After School Art Workshop

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After School Fun for Children. Please note: We have postponed offering this workshop. It will be programmed for the winter of 2015 through the Recreation & Parks Department and taking place at the Museum.  If you are interested in being on the

Posted in Children and Families, Education, JOJ Frost

National Grand Bank Exhibits Mural

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For the summer months, the Headers in History mural was mounted on the wall behind the tellers at the National Grand Bank, 91 Pleasant St. This mural was created in the  spirit of J.O.J. Frost by the Veterans Middle School

Posted in Community, Education, JOJ Frost

New Program – M&M P.M.

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Mansion & Museum Open Evenings A new program introduced this summer for Thursday evenings throughout July and August has drawn small groups of people curious to experience the Jeremiah Lee Mansion in an uncrowded way at a unique time of

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J.O.J.’s Joe Froggers are back!

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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

Headers in History Tour-June 17

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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

Marblehead Museum Education Outreach – May & June

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During the month of May and June every year, the Marblehead Museum hosts hundreds of Marblehead School children.   Students from the kindergarten classes, third grades and eighth grades all come to the Museum for varied programming pertaining to the

Posted in Civil War, Community, Education, Exhibits, JOJ Frost, Lee Mansion

Essex Heritage Partnership Grant

Painting, "A Bird's Eye View in 1867", 1920's

Essex National Heritage Commission awarded the Marblehead Museum with a 2014 Partnership Grant at their Annual Spring Meeting this Wednesday, April 30. The grant provides for improvements to the J.O.J. Frost Gallery of the Museum located at 170 Washington Street across

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Flat Rock Studios Rocks our Website

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Flat Rock Creative Rocks our Website. Peter Schalck, Owner and Designer of Flat Rock Creative, has created a wonderful new look for the Museum. He incorporated many of the elements of our previous website while updating the look. His aim

Posted in Civil War, Events, Exhibits, JOJ Frost, Lee Mansion, Membership & Donors, Old Town House