Arts Education

March 16, 2022 by Rachel Olson
Learning, growing, and experimenting through art is at the heart of The Umbrella Arts Center’s Summer Arts Under The Umbrella summer camps. Among our 3 camp programs, our original The Umbrella Arts Camp focuses on the love of art for creative kids in Grades K-8 and programming is created with a keen awareness of the developmental needs of children and young adults.... Keep Reading »
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January 17, 2022 by Rachel Olson
Our Classroom Volunteers are middle and high school aged young adults ages 15-17 who volunteer as a part of our Umbrella February Vacation Week Program. In this role volunteers develop a sense of responsibility through observation, participation, planning and implementation.  Classroom Volunteers have the opportunity to be a great help to the Lead Teachers, Assistant... Keep Reading »
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December 29, 2021 by Stewart Ikeda
Winter is here, and so is the new Arts Education program classes and workshops session! We're proud to offer new and returning classes in Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Painting, Digital Arts, Film, Mixed Media, Creative Mindfulness, Glass, and more. Several new instructors will also be joining the faculty when adult classes start the week of January... Keep Reading »
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June 23, 2021 by Rachel Olson
For those who prefer to continue classes from home, look no further than The Umbrella's virtual painting classes with popular painting teacher Kat O'Connor! These classes are for intermediate to advanced painting students in watercolor painting and oil and acrylic painting. Students will participate in weekly painting lectures on Zoom, and then come back with... Keep Reading »
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May 10, 2021 by Rachel Olson
As we slowly work our way back towards in-person classes and workshops again, The Umbrella is happy to announce three new and unique photography workshops with Brent Mills! Brent is a professional photographer and videographer, and the owner of Brent Mills Photo and Video based in Cambridge, MA. He has taught photography and videography classes both in the States and... Keep Reading »
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April 8, 2021 by Rachel Olson
The Umbrella Arts Center is now registering for its second Spring 2021 session of virtual, hybrid and select in-person arts classes and workshops for all ages and in a variety of media.Although The Umbrella's classrooms at 40 Stow Street remain largely closed for in-person arts instruction due to the pandemic, it has spent most of this year innovating The Umbrella @Home... Keep Reading »
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Summer Arts Camp  by Kathryn Purinton
March 17, 2021 by Stewart Ikeda
With planning for return of in-person summer camps well underway, The Umbrella Arts Education has announced it will participate in a new series of virtual summer camp fairs for regional families hosted online by Macaroni Kid Acton-Concord-Lexington-Bedford. On March 18 - 6:30 to 8:30 PM, families are invited to meet our new Youth Arts Education whiz ... Keep Reading »
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February 22, 2021 by Rachel Olson
The Umbrella is delighted to welcome our new ceramics technician, Zachary Mickelson! Zachary is a ceramics artist and educator, with a decade’s worth of experience teaching ceramics to diverse sets of students. Mickelson has added in the development of ceramics studios and programs throughout the Boston area, and we’re lucky to have him helping to guide us as we begin the... Keep Reading »
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February 18, 2021 by Rachel Olson
The Umbrella Arts Center is now registering for its Spring 2021 session of virtual and hybrid arts classes and workshops for all ages and in a variety of media.Although The Umbrella's classrooms at 40 Stow Street remain largely closed for in-person arts instruction due to the pandemic, it has spent most of this year innovating The Umbrella @Home programming, with virtual... Keep Reading »
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January 21, 2021 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 Cartoon Animation Lab (@ Home) and The Mixed Media Animation Lab (@ Home) from The Umbrella Arts Center will be the perfect opportunity for your child to learn and create at home. Taught by professional... Keep Reading »
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