About Artfest 2021

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Sun, Sun, Sun Here It Comes!

April 24-May 16, 2021

The Umbrella Artfest: Here Comes the Sun is The Umbrella Arts Center’s spring celebration for our entire community! An expansive multi-week festival of arts, performance, and creative community events including both virtual and safe, in-person options for participation.

Highlights include both cherished Concord traditions such as Musketaquid Earth DayOpen Studios, and our annual Art Auction along with brand-new community cultural events such as a self-guided public Art Walk in greenspaces townwide, multimedia installation on The Umbrella lawn, and an exciting original virtual concert by The Umbrella Stage Company. Plus, see a video of our closing 2021 virtual gala!
Artfest activities are powered by the new, free Umbrella Artfest App for iPhone and Android -- your key to unlock your Artfest experience. Register for events and access enhanced digital content, free family resources, touchless ticketing, COVID safety features, special business offers, and more.
Please Note: Attendance at in-person events is limited capacity, and requires advance registration and completion of a health survey for guaranteed entry. For best experience, we recommend using the Artfest App to save time at check-in and reserve timed entries. Attendees must adhere to guidelines for COVID-safety and social distancing. See "Frequently-Asked-Questions".​