Earth Month at The Umbrella

This year, Earth Month programming at The Umbrella extends all across our programs throughout April, from our Visual Arts Gallery to our Youth and Teen Vacation Week programs and Free Family Drop-in Days...and, of course, our celebration of Earth Day on April 22!  

Reflections: Listening to Nature 
April 5 – 23, 2023 | The Umbrella Arts Center Main Gallery
Our annual non-juried Earth Month Exhibition includes artwork submitted by community members of all ages on the theme of "Reflections," on display through Earth Day. 

  • Artists Reception: Wednesday, April 12, 5pm - 7pm - open to the public! 

Free Family Day Drop-in Workshop
Families are welcomed to drop in during our monthly free family day to work with our instructors on a craft for Earth Day.

  • Saturday, April 8, 12pm - 2pm
    • Learn how to build Earth Float bases with Science Teacher, Steve Lechner! 

April Vacation Week – Exploration of Earth – April 18-21

  • Teen Workshops - Research and create Earth Day crafts with natural materials
  • Youth Workshops - Learn how to create Earth Floats



Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 22, 10am - 1pm
The Umbrella Arts Center | 40 Stow Street, Concord

The Umbrella's Arts & Environment program welcomes the community to join us for a creative, family-friendly celebration of Earth Day at The Umbrella! Build and launch an Earth Float, enjoy live music, partake in arts & crafts, and complete the Earth Month Exhibit scavenger hunt. 

10am - Welcoming Ceremony on The Umbrella's front lawn
10:30am - 12pm

  • Earth Float building on the lawn
  • Arts & crafts
  • Face painting & Henna art 
  • Music
  • Animals provided by The Nature Connection
  • Earth Month Exhibit scavenger hunt

12pm - Drive to Lowell Road for the launch
12:30pm - Earth Float Launch at Lowell Road Boat Ramp