Earth Day

 

WATER

 

EARTH MONTH PROGRAMS 2020

EARTH DAY PARADE & FESTIVAL | PARADE WORKSHOPS | ADOPT A PUPPETFOR EXHIBITORS

EARTH MONTH EXHIBITION | ARTWEEK POETRY CHALLENGE

 

 


MUSKETAQUID EARTH DAY 2020
Celebrating the Confluence of Art & Nature 

Saturday, April 25, 10:00am–2:00pm 
*Rain Date: Sunday, April 26

 

THEME: Water
 

RIVER CEREMONY

10:00am–11:00am 
Minute Man National Historic Park, at The Old North Bridge 
Launching of Earth Floats at the water’s edge. 

EARTH DAY PARADE

11:00am–12:00pm 
The Old Manse to The Umbrella 
Muster at 11:00 and begin parade down Monument and Main Streets at 11:00 with giant puppets, costumes, banners, community groups, families, and friends alongside performing artists. 

 

 

ARTS & ENVIRONMENT FESTIVAL

12:00pm–2:00pm  
The Umbrella

Mass Audubon/Drumlin Farm's Birds of Prey 

Enjoy food from Concord Market/Trail's End Cafe!

PLUS Music, table exhibitors, and art activities including: Drumlin Farm Birds of Prey and more! 

 


Host a Table at the Festival 

Promote your environmental cause or business by tabling at the Festival! Tables are interspersed among art activities and performers. Cost: Free to nonprofits who bring their own table/chair, $20 if provided; $100 for for-profit businesses. 

  


 Earth Float, Parade Making, and Puppet Refurbishing Workshops at The Umbrella (All Ages!) 

Sundays, April 5, 12 & 19, 2:00-5:00pm and
Thursday, April 23, 5:00-8:00pm

at The Umbrella, 40 Stow Street
Stop by to make a costume, headdress, puppets, and/or floating tributes to the Earth for the Earth Day Celebration!  Or help us refurbish some of our favorite giant puppets: Otter, Pileated Woodpecker, Frog, Dragonflies, Geese, and Blue Jay! 
Instructor: Morningstar Medaye

 


Adopt-A-Puppet to carry in the Parade!

Visit our website to peruse our collection of giant puppets to reserve and carry in the parade. 
Made by artists and community members and groups, these beautiful puppets offer individuals and groups a fun opportunity to celebrate our local plant and animal species! 
To reserve, click here.

  


EARTH MONTH EXHIBIT

April 17-May 14

On view M-F 10-5, Sa-Su 12-4, or by appointment  
“Embracing Diversity in a Climate of Change,” a non-juried, multi-media exhibit at The Umbrella Gallery, 40 Stow Street
Opening and Artists’ Reception, April 22, 6:00-8:00pm

 

GET READY FOR THE EARTH MONTH EXHIBIT, RIVER CEREMONY, AND PARADE! 

  Earth Month Exhibit Call 

We invite artists of all ages and experience to participate in the Musketaquid Earth Month Exhibit, a non-juried community art show that will run in The Umbrella Arts Center Gallery. 
View Details of the Call Here
Submit Your Exhibit Description Here

 


 ArtWeek/EarthWeek Poetry Challenge! 

We invite public-contributed, short-short (seven-word) poems on the theme "Embracing Diversity in a Climate of Change" to be incorporated into our Earth Month Exhibit. Poems can be contributed online, on-site during the April 27 Earth Day Parade & Festival, or at The Umbrella Visual Arts Gallery any time April 17-May 14.
Submit Your Poem Here

 

 


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