Arts Education

Teaching Woodwork in Rita Roy's Classes by Pam Ellertson
January 3, 2019 by Stewart
A new article in the Concord Patch news by writer Pam Ellertson gives a wonderful account of teacher Rita Roy's approach to Building Skills in Bustling Woodwork Classes at The Umbrella. The article shows Roy's diverse skills and background interests -- from physics to theater to video to woodwork -- and an emphasis on imparting "skills... Keep Reading »
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Quilting artist and teacher Tica de Moor of the Umbrella Arts
December 11, 2018 by Admin
We're pleased to share this wonderful article about quilting and fiber arts at The Umbrella by writer Christine Diaz recently published in the Concord Patch news. The feature shares an inside look at artist Tica de Moor's approach to teaching advanced concepts and techniques in using color for quilt art.De Moor's popular quilting art class was announced in The... Keep Reading »
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2019 Winter Art Classes Mailer Cover
November 28, 2018 by Stewart
The Umbrella Arts Education and Arts & Environment Programs are delighted to preview the digital Winter Arts Classes Brochure listing new courses scheduled for the Winter 2019 session.Early course registration opens online starting Nov. 28, 10:00 AM at TheUmbrellaArts.org.Interested students can also learn about and register for classes during The Umbrella's... Keep Reading »
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March 20, 2018 by Danielle
The Umbrella Community Arts Center is seeking talented and creative art teachers for its Summer Arts Under the Umbrella 2018 Camp. The program is designed for children ages 5–12. Campers will be grouped by age: 5–6 years, 7-8 years, 8–10 years, and 10–12 years and each day, instructors along with the Assistant Teachers will explore weekly themes through discovery,... Keep Reading »
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February 27, 2018 by Danielle
By William LevineAt the center of Joy Buell’s Beginning and Intermediate Acrylic Painting class, in the bright, airy, high-ceilinged studio at The Umbrella, is a painting consisting of 40, identical sized colored squares. The gestalt view of these squares is just a random pattern color, akin to a slap-dash communal quilt. This painting though, is in... Keep Reading »
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December 22, 2017 by Danielle
Description: The Umbrella Community Arts Center is seeking talented and creative woodworking instructor for its 2018 February Vacation Week Program.We have designed our February Vacation Week, Art Explorers program with variety in mind to give students the opportunity to discover, explore, and experiment in the arts.With the Winter of 2018 comes the Olympics!  This... Keep Reading »
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December 15, 2017 by Danielle
Description: The Umbrella Community Arts Center is seeking talented and creative arts instructor for its 2018 February Vacation Week Program. We have designed our February Vacation Week, Art Explorers program with variety in mind to give students the opportunity to discover, explore, and experiment in the arts.With the Winter of 2018 comes the Olympics!  This year... Keep Reading »
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November 15, 2017 by Danielle
The Umbrella Community Arts Center is seeking talented and creative performing arts instructor for its 2018 February Vacation Week Program.We have designed our February Vacation Week, Art Explorers program with variety in mind to give students the opportunity to discover, explore, and experiment in the arts.With the Winter of 2018 comes the Olympics!  This year the... Keep Reading »
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November 15, 2017 by Danielle
Position: Adaptive and Inclusive Art InstructorDescription: The Umbrella Community Arts Center in collaboration with Concord Recreation Department’s Adaptive and Inclusive Programs is providing and inclusive art experience for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs. The Umbrella is seeking an arts educator to provide needed access to creative art... Keep Reading »
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August 21, 2017 by Danielle
The Umbrella Community Arts Center is always looking for new course proposals and talented teachers for our seasonal course catalogs. At this time we are planning ahead for the Winter and Spring of 2018.  We offer courses, workshops, and special events for the adult, teen, youth and family audiences. Applicants and associated course proposals will be evaluated in... Keep Reading »
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