The Umbrella @ Home

The Umbrella is offering online arts experiences, as well as free at-home DIY creative activities and artists demos on a rolling basis through The Umbrella @ Home.  Please check back frequently and subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

See Current Classes for additional Arts Education offereings.

Looking for Ceramics @Home or see all The Umbrella's Ceramics programs at The Ceramics Studio page!

More Information About Online Arts Education with The Umbrella @ Home

  • Most art classes and workshops will be conducted through Zoom.  Additionally for classes that want more functionality, we have invested in setting up Google Classroom for The Umbrella. 
  • We have detailed step-by-step instructions available for the initial set up of Google Classroom on The Umbrella @Home's Frequently Asked Questions page.
  • We are running 2-month semesters with classes typically running 4-6 weeks.  See projected schedule below.
  • We are offering a wide variety of classes that meet regularly, workshops that meet once or twice, and art activities that can be downloaded and viewed on demand. 
  • We are working with some of your favorite teachers to make our online art experiences of the highest possible quality, secure, easy, affordable, and a great way to connect with a community of other artists.

Schedule of Online Arts Education

  • Summer Session: July/August - Registration opens early June
  • Fall Session I: September/October - Registration opens early Aug
  • Fall Session II: November/December - Registration opens early Oct
  • Winter Session: January/February - Registration opens early Dec
  • Spring Session I: March/April - Registration opens early Feb
  • Spring Session II: May/June - Registration opens early April

What Students Are Saying About The Umbrella @ Home Classes

"Navigating electronics with clay on your hands is a challenge, but Liz managed it well and created a relaxed, engaging space virtually."

"Kat is an outstanding instructor! Excellent explanations of assignments and great examples. Always positive in her feedback."

"Mrs. A [Lois Andersen] on was SO much fun and really kept the girls in the class chatting and creating, which they so desperately needed during this time. She has a lovely sense of humor and whimsy that my daughter connected with immediately."


Summer Arts Under The Umbrella, our flagship summer camp for 2021, will be a flexible hybrid model camp with portions that will be in-person, outdoors, and online. 

SummerArts @ Home is an engaging virtual arts program that offers both instructional teacher led classes and convenient do-it-yourself activities. 

Open to all ages, but specifically geared towards Grades K-6. The a-la-carte enrollment makes the program customizable to fit into any type of summer plan.  Register for any combination of weekly synchronous classes and asynchronous arts activities!

The Umbrella @ Home Survey

We want to know what classes you're interested in! Fill out our survey and let us know the kind of classes that you would like to see online at The Umbrella.


Teacher Tips and Tricks

If you are teaching online through The Umbrella and are looking for additional resources, you can find them on our Teacher Tips and Tricks Page.

New Teachers

The Umbrella is always interested in new programs and teachers. If you are interested in teaching at The Umbrella, you can apply using this form. Thank you!