The Umbrella Blog

February 20, 2024 by Sarah
We were able to speak with volunteers and long-time Umbrella patrons Mary and Jim O'Connell about what drew them to The Umbrella and their experience ushering... Keep Reading »
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Teen Volunteer Brandon Nguyen oversees students making crafts with natural wood materials
February 20, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
For our February "Month of Thanks" feature, we were delighted to speak with student volunteer Brandon Nguyen about what keeps him coming back to help out in our Arts... Keep Reading »
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Colorful drawing of an axolotl
February 16, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
As part of our "Month of Thanks" series, The Umbrella was pleased to “Take 5” with Jenna Lozano, a college intern working with our Marketing Team while wrapping up her degree... Keep Reading »
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February 15, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
As part of our "Month of Thanks" series, The Umbrella was glad to interview frequent volunteer and program collaborator Joe Palumbo, a Concord resident who has made a huge... Keep Reading »
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Becky Bearse Headshot
February 13, 2024 by Becky Bearse
“I think of dance as a constant transformation of life itself.”– Merce Cunningham*Blog contribution by Becky Bearse When I was three years old, my mother placed me in my... Keep Reading »
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February 12, 2024 by Sarah
Meet The Umbrella’s newest Artist-in-Residence, Catherine LeComte, a Boston-based visual artist who explores familial relationships, motherhood, and personal experiences... Keep Reading »
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February 12, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
In keeping with The Umbrella's policies to follow the Concord Public Schools and Town of Concord weather related closings, delays, early releases, all CLASSES are canceled... Keep Reading »
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January 29, 2024 by Sarah
The Umbrella Arts Center is pleased to share a round-up of visual and performing arts events, educational programs, and more coming up this 2023/24 season! For more... Keep Reading »
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January 19, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
Our Umbrella Studio Artists and Teaching Artists are busy creating and exhibiting work in galleries, museums, and other venues all around New England and... Keep Reading »
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Artist Jasmine Chen in her studio at The Umbrella
December 11, 2023 by Stewart Ikeda
Jasmine Chen is The Umbrella's Fall 2023 Artist-in-Residence. A visual artist originally from Beijing, China, she is currently based in Boston. Her work is in the... Keep Reading »
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