The Umbrella Blog

December 3, 2020 by Caroline
Flickering firelight illuminates small hands gluing, weaving, and cutting. Are these elves in the North Pole? Nope, these are the kids and families participating in this... Keep Reading »
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November 24, 2020 by Caroline
On a quiet Sunday afternoon, Maura Clarke and Suzanne Siner gathered virtually with their students for a new writing workshop: Writing Out Loud. Though in separate, virtual... Keep Reading »
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November 15, 2020 by Rachel Olson
The arts world of Boston has been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic, with theaters taking an especially hard blow. In light of this, the Greater Boston Stage Company... Keep Reading »
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November 4, 2020 by Rachel Olson
Bring your notebooks, sketchbooks, and pencils, because The Umbrella Arts & Environment program is hosting two new workshops in November! These outdoor workshops will... Keep Reading »
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October 19, 2020 by Rachel Olson
Are your kids all Zoomed out from online classes? Do they want to learn new skills and express themselves creatively without a preset schedule? If so, then The Claymation Lab... Keep Reading »
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October 13, 2020 by Rachel Olson
CONCORD, MA – Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library, the 28th annual Concord Festival of Authors (CFA) goes LIVE online to celebrate the written and... Keep Reading »
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September 25, 2020 by Anonymous
Author, Musician, Teacher, and Umbrella Board Member By Chandreyi DattaTeacher, writer, leadership coach, musician—Michael Goodwin is a dynamic personality with many... Keep Reading »
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September 24, 2020 by Rachel Olson
On Saturday, August 15, several Concord families gathered in shifts at The Umbrella Arts Center to paint scenes of “favorite Concord COVID-19 activities or destinations... Keep Reading »
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September 13, 2020 by Rachel Olson
Passed by Congress in 2010, House Resolution 275 designates the week beginning with the second Sunday in September as National Arts in Education Week. During... Keep Reading »
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September 4, 2020 by Rachel Olson
By Aimee KhanImagine a far-off beautiful place only spoken about in stories from early childhood onward, somewhere your grandparents once called their home, a place they left... Keep Reading »
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