Arts & Environment

People racing cardboard boats in the water
June 17, 2020 by Stewart
Although The Umbrella Arts & Environment program will not be hosting our traditional Summer Solstice and Cardboard Boat Race Challenge this year, we're delighted to say that the SUASCO River Stewartship Council has devised a terrific virtual celebration and set of resuorces for self-guided river exploration. We're glad to share the information below. Summer... Keep Reading »
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May 13, 2020 by Rachel Olson
The Umbrella Arts & Environment program invites everyone to join in a reconceptualized version of our 6th Annual Fairy House outing at Fairyland Pond!Due to COVID-19, we will not be hosting the annual artist demonstrations at Fairyland Pond. However, we want to encourage people to get outdoors and interact with nature while practicing safe... Keep Reading »
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April 23, 2020 by Rachel Olson
In navigating the tumultuous waters of the COVID-19 crisis, The Umbrella Arts & Environment program has turned to online platforms to carry on the community’s annual Earth Day celebrations. One of  these traditions is the Earth Month Gallery Exhibition, which showcases works from artists near and far on selected themes relating to Earth Day. With The Umbrella... Keep Reading »
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April 20, 2020 by Stewart
In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Musketaquid Earth Day Festival & Parade, we're pleased to share the documentary, Musketaquid - a Tale of Art and Nature. Directed by Daniel Moore, written by Nancy Lippe and CC King, and narrated by CC King, the film looks back to the founding of a cherished Concord tradition, and of what would ultimately... Keep Reading »
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Earth Press Project: Witness by Nancy Winship Milliken
August 29, 2019 by Stewart
Collaborative Work by Nancy Winship Milliken Studio Kicks Off New Art-in-the-Park Residency ProgramConcord, MA - August 29, 2019 - As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations this fall, Minute Man National Historical Park in partnership with The Umbrella Arts Center will present Earth Press Project: Witness, a collaborative public art project. Inspired by the... Keep Reading »
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Ninjas in Nature Camp by Pam Ellertson
June 11, 2019 by Stewart
In a new feature article for Concord Journal, journalist Pam Ellertson observed a session of the popular Arts & Environment class, Ninjas in Nature, and spoke with national NiN co-founder and Umbrella teacher, Kenneth Clarkson, about plans to expand the concept into an exciting new summer camp option in this region.The article went behind the scenes to not... Keep Reading »
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May 7, 2019 by Stewart
In partnership with ArtWeek for 2019 (April 26 – May 5, 2019), The Umbrella Arts & Environment Program took the opportunities afforded by several of its Musketaquid Earth Month-related events to invite the public to contribute to a mixed-media installation in its annual, non-juried art exhibition, this year responding to the theme "Embracing Diversity in a... Keep Reading »
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April 22, 2019 by Stewart
On Monday April 22 from 6-8PM, The Umbrella Arts & Environment welcomes to the public to the free opening and artists' reception for its annual Musketaquid Earth Month Exhibition, on display from April 17 - May 14, 2019 at The Umbrella Gallery, 40 Stow Street, Concord.This year's non-juried, multi-media exhibit responds to the theme: “Embracing Diversity in... Keep Reading »
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Giving Thanks Event @ Drumlin Farms
November 21, 2018 by Stewart
DRUMLIN FARM WILDLIFE SANCTUARY TO HOST ANNUAL GIVING THANKS FOR NATURE EVENT FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29, 2019LINCOLN, MA — Join the trend turning away from malls on “black Friday” and get outside instead! On the day after Thanksgiving, reclaim the meaning of the holiday season by giving thanks for the wonderful world around us. Join Massachusetts-area artists at Drumlin... Keep Reading »
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August 7, 2018 by nancy
Supported by a 21st Century grant, Lowell Public Schools and Musketaquid Arts & Environment have teamed up to bring a summer art camp to Lowell students tuition-free.  The Greenhalge Elementary School program focuses on using natural and recycled materials to connect youth to nature and environmental themes. Projects this summer have included egg carton animals,... Keep Reading »
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