On Saturday, May 3rd, an exciting night for North Shore art lovers turned into a rewarding event for two prominent arts associations. ArtsFusion, a gala hosted Saturday night by the Marblehead Arts Association and the Marblehead Festival of Arts, got an enthusiastic response from the local community. There were plenty of bids on the silent- and live-auction items by a happy crowd fortified by delicious hors d’oeuvres and beverages. After the auction, there was coffee, delectable desserts, and energetic dancing to Shuffle Mode.
In addition to being a terrific community get-together, ArtsFusion is essential to other community events: namely the Festival of Arts that takes place in the beginning of July. This exciting four-day event, which is entirely free to the public, brings large crowds to Marblehead, encouraging local spending. [Read more…]