Arts Education

Irises by Kathleen Mayer
July 1, 2019 by Stewart
Artist and Umbrella Arts Education instructor Kathleen Muse Mayer will give an artist demonstration on The Art of Stained-Glass Windows at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.On Sunday, July 14, 2019, Mayer will provide insight into how glass is cut, shaped, and assembled using traditional lead came and the copper-foil approach developed by renowned... Keep Reading »
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May 22, 2019 by Stewart
Umbrella faculty member, artist Nayda Aurora Cuevas, was featured in May/June Issue of Artscope Magazine in the feature "Cornered" by Brian Goslow.The interview explored how her work seeks to draw attention to the Latinx community both in Puerto Rico and throughout the U.S., as well as painting technique.Cuevas' work was recently exhbited in The Umbrella's... Keep Reading »
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Ceramics Artist Ashwini Bhat
March 7, 2019 by Stewart
Intensive Workshop with International Artist April 6 The Umbrella has teamed up with Lacoste-Keane Gallery to introduce Concord region audiences and artists to the dazzling work of internationally exhibited ceramics artist, Ashwini Bhat. On April 6, 2019, artists are invited to a hands-on, three-hour intensive workshop introducing the techniques and... Keep Reading »
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Umbrella Arts Education Spring Summer Classes 2019 Cover
March 1, 2019 by Stewart
Registration Now UnderwayThe Umbrella Arts Education and Arts & Environment Programs have announced the release of the Spring/Summer 2019 Classes Brochure, listing the new classes and workshops coming up for youth and adult students. Registration for both terms is now underway.The brochure also details an expanded range of youth summer camp options. This... Keep Reading »
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Mike Roche at Wheel in New Ceramics Studio
February 12, 2019 by Stewart
Writer Christine Diaz went behind the scenes of The Umbrella's new state of the art Ceramics Studios and classrooms in a wonderful new feature article, Reimagined Space Helps Build a Regional Center for Ceramic Arts. Also the parent of a former Ceramics student, Diaz brings an informed perspective to describing the impacts of The Umbrella's major... Keep Reading »
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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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