The Umbrella Blog

March 14, 2016 by Laura
Development Intern from Lesley University - Emily LairdBy Alice Lesch KellyAlice is a writer in Newton who specializes in health and the arts. Her website is alicekelly.net.... Keep Reading »
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March 2, 2016 by Laura
-written by Saran Fagan,2015-2016 Artist-in-Residence"All art is quite useless." Thus states playwright Oscar Wilde in the introduction to his sole novel, The ... Keep Reading »
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January 28, 2016 by Jess
-written by Saran Fagan, the 2015-2016 Artist-in-ResidenceA logic problem I first heard in grade school has jumped to the forefront of my mind upon changes and revelations in... Keep Reading »
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December 28, 2015 by Jess
Throughout the summer and fall, the community of Miranda's Hearth built a tiny house on The Umbrella's front lawn as a public art project.  The exterior of the house was... Keep Reading »
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December 23, 2015 by Jess
written by Sarah Fagan,2015-2016 Artist-in-ResidenceWith winter upon us, one of my favorite outdoor activities enters an off season: mushroom hunting. Mushrooms are... Keep Reading »
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December 2, 2015 by Jess
written by Sarah Fagan,2015-2016 Artist-in-ResidenceEarlier this month I gave my first talk as the Umbrella's Artist-in-Residence. The topic was the meaningful use of... Keep Reading »
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December 1, 2015 by Jess
The Umbrella is excited to open submissions for proposals from Directors for projects which are:Bold. We are committed to producing work that pushes boundaries and presents... Keep Reading »
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October 27, 2015 by Jess
written by Sarah Fagan, 2015-2016 Artist-in-ResidenceA few weeks back, I was at the opening of a show featuring work by myself and two fellow artists who happened to be women... Keep Reading »
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October 16, 2015 by Jess
Last night, forty five people found their way to The Umbrella Gallery for our second formal ArtTalk, a panel on Creativity and Education.  Priscilla Sanville from... Keep Reading »
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October 7, 2015 by Jess
The Yale School of Architecture’s First Year Building Project and NeighborWorks New Horizons have teamed up with Artspace and Guest Curator Elinor Slomba to present temporary... Keep Reading »
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