Arts Gallery

Floor mat made of single use plastic bags
February 27, 2019 by Stewart
A new article by Angela Thoma in The Concord Journal gives a great behind-the-scenes look at how Concord Academy senior Audrey Lin developed Matting Change, the creative, innovative project that transforms recycled plastic bags into sleeping mats for homeless youth in Boston.The Umbrella has been pleased to host Lin for workshops to instruct... Keep Reading »
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Lois Anderson - Routes of migration
February 19, 2019 by Stewart
Saturday February 23, 1:00-3:00PMFree and Open to the Public The public is invited to participate in a basketry demonstration by several artists participating in The Umbrella Community Arts Center's "Migration" Fiber Arts Exhibit​ running through Feb. 28 in Concord.   THE ARTISTSLouise Berliner​A writer and fiber artist, Louise... Keep Reading »
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Ngoc-Tran Vu - Made Elsewhere
February 4, 2019 by Jess
Fiber arts are resonating. This summer we were enthralled by Donna Rhae Marder’s exhibition at The Society of Arts & Crafts and The Isabella Stewart Gardener’s Common Threads: Weaving Stories Across Time engaged us in redefinitions of textile art. Shortly after confirming the details of Migration, our current exhibition, our friends at The Arlington Center for... Keep Reading »
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Painting of a woman watering plants with a hose
September 19, 2018 by Jess
Announcing our 2018-2019 Arts Gallery Season: TRANSITIONS During several months displaced from our studios and galleries this summer, Umbrella artists are popping up around Concord in conventional and unconventional gallery spaces. Come fall, the resident artists of The Umbrella will return to a transitional space still in flux: the final touches studio... Keep Reading »
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Group of people talking in a gallery
August 20, 2018 by Jess
Our 2017-2018 Artist-in-Residence Elizabeth King currently has her culminating exhibition on view through September 10th at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord, MA. While our gallery is under construction, we are pleased to partner with the church to present this work in their beautiful gallery.Elizabeth King graduated in 2017 from RISD with her MFA in... Keep Reading »
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Painting of a woman holding geese
July 24, 2018 by Jess
Umbrella Artists around townThe Umbrella Arts Gallery pops-up in ConcordWhile our gallery space is under construction, we've mounted some pop-up exhibits throughout Concord, including the culminating exhibit of our 2017-2018 Artist-in-Residence, Elizabeth King, installed at the Trinity Episcopal Church at 81 Elm Street on view until September 10, 2018.Work by ... Keep Reading »
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May 10, 2018 by Jess
The gallery hums with the bustling of materials and machinery this season as we prepare to enter the next phase of our renovation project. Although it feels like the dust just settled a few short years ago on construction in the current gallery space, we are thrilled to vision programs for the future. In this exciting time of change, we hope you will enjoy the last events... Keep Reading »
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October 5, 2017 by Jess
Support The Umbrella and celebrate abstract art by taking home one of Gifford Pierce's beautiful paintings! On view in Driven to Abstraction @ Villageworks through October 31, these five paintings are accompanied by the work of 19 local artists in a call for art show.Gifford Pierce (1937-1999) was born in Worcester, MA and educated in the Worcester Public Schools,... Keep Reading »
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October 16, 2015 by Jess
Last night, forty five people found their way to The Umbrella Gallery for our second formal ArtTalk, a panel on Creativity and Education.  Priscilla Sanville from Lesley University, Brenna McCormick from Emerson College, and Jennifer Hurley-Wales from From the Top sat on the panel, which was moderated by Michael Goodwin and Tracie Dunn from the Concord River... Keep Reading »
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October 7, 2015 by Jess
The Yale School of Architecture’s First Year Building Project and NeighborWorks New Horizons have teamed up with Artspace and Guest Curator Elinor Slomba to present temporary and permanent artworks throughout the rooms and grounds of the newly constructed house at 193 Winthrop Ave in New Haven, CT. This space is open to the public during City-Wide Open Studios... Keep Reading »
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