The Umbrella Blog

March 18, 2015 by Jess
On March 25, The Umbrella is partnering with MASSCreative for Arts Matter Advocacy Day, to show our state political leaders that arts matter in Massachusetts.  ... Keep Reading »
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March 17, 2015 by Jess
-written by Jack HileLike an x-ray, Nina Earley’s homemade photograph in The Umbrella Gallery sliced through my line of sight.  My mind raced as I tried to decipher the... Keep Reading »
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February 26, 2015 by Laura
Article by Kiirja Paananen. Bryony Bensly always knew how to draw because she spent her life drawing. Her father, a single parent, was very supportive of her art when... Keep Reading »
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February 20, 2015 by Jess
On a sunny but chilly afternoon in January I returned to the Musketaquid Arts workshop to mortar the mosaic coaster initially constructed during this month’s Thursday Night... Keep Reading »
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February 12, 2015 by Laura
From all of us here at The Umbrella, we wish you a very happy Valentine’s Day! Thank you for all of your love and support throughout the year. We truly appreciate your... Keep Reading »
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January 28, 2015 by Jess
Color and shapes have flooded The Umbrella's gallery this winter in their juried show, Driven to Abstraction.  During the opening reception on January 8, nearly 200... Keep Reading »
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Wayne Geehan
January 27, 2015 by Laura
“I was never good at math,” says Wayne Geehan, a resident artist at The Umbrella. In his studio of seven years, across from a crackling fire in a brick-laden hearth—“painted... Keep Reading »
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January 26, 2015 by Jess
The Wicked Local's Readers Choice Awards are once again up online.  Please vote for The Umbrella Community Arts Center in the following categories: Place to See... Keep Reading »
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January 16, 2015 by Jess
-written by artist-in-residence, Nina EarleyHappy New Year! My December felt like one big blur of art making, winter market-ing, and holiday preparation, and after taking a... Keep Reading »
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2014 Checklist
December 31, 2014 by Laura
2014 has been an incredible year for everyone at The Umbrella, our end-of-year checklist has never been more full!  Between our growing theater program, our education... Keep Reading »
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