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Drawing

Under the Wave off Kanagawa
Time Travel to Ancient Japan! Learn about how the tradition of manga comics started long ago. Sketch, blend, and overlap colors with illustrative markers. Draft... Learn More »
Instructor:
Alicia Herman
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 6:30pm
Class Closed
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Come draw in a tent outside The Umbrella! Students will learn the basics of drawing, get fresh air, and socially connect with others. 
Instructor:
Sarah Scoville
Day/time:
Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm

Film and Photography

Capture images in artful and creative ways with unique perspectives and filters. Use a simple digital camera, smart phone, or tablet. No prior experience necessary... Learn More »
Instructor:
Alicia Herman
Day/time:
Thursdays, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Class Closed
Create the most unique family portraits. Let your children be the photographer. Together, families learn about the science of art and light. Dissect and manipulate... Learn More »
Instructor:
Alicia Herman
Day/time:
Saturday, May 8, 10:00-11:30 am
Class Closed

Drawing and Painting

Students will begin by exploring different ways of seeing and drawing, from what they see to drawing from imagination, from realistic to abstract. They will then... Learn More »
Instructor:
Joanne Stowell
Day/time:
Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00pm

Fiber Arts

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Come learn dyeing and fabric printing techniques outside in a tent at The Umbrella. Students will learn the basics of fabric dyeing and printing. Each student will... Learn More »
Instructor:
Sarah Scoville
Day/time:
Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
Class Closed

Free @ Home Activities

Scientists put together dinosaur bones like a puzzle. They must dig carefully to find the bones (fossils) of these ancient creatures. Looking for clues to help us... Learn More »
Instructor:
Janet Scudder
Day/time:
Anytime
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It’s all about observation! This project has two parts:First Part: Creating observed drawings and models of Plants.(Second Part will be creating observed drawings... Learn More »
Instructor:
Janet Scudder
Day/time:
June 24, 2020
Teacher Janet Scudder shares activities from The Umbrella's popular “Big and Little Art” classes for parents with young children. Activities... Learn More »
Instructor:
Janet Scudder
Day/time:
Anytime
Earth Day 2020 Logo
To commemorate BOTH the 30th anniversary of Musketaquid Earth Day celebrations and the 50th anniversary of International Earth Day itself, The Umbrella Arts &... Learn More »
Instructor:
No Instructor
Day/time:
Anytime
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This free, DIY at-home activity from Sarah Scoville will teach kids how to create stamps and use them in unique printmaking! Two types of stamps are illustrated,... Learn More »
Instructor:
Sarah Scoville
Day/time:
Anytime
Teacher Janet Scudder shares activities from The Umbrella's popular “Big and Little Art” classes for parents with young children. Activities will all... Learn More »
Instructor:
Janet Scudder
Day/time:
Anytime