Arts Gallery

June 27, 2024 by Sarah
Artwork by Jasmine Chen and Catherine LeComte Lecce, Kyle Johns, featured in concurrent shows through September 2The Umbrella Visual Arts wraps up this season with two exhibitions featuring artwork by three talented Artists in Residence created during residencies at the Center this year.Reflections: Selfhood/Motherhood is a two-person exhibition in the Allie Kussin... Keep Reading »
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May 29, 2024 by Sarah
 As TAPPED IN comes to a close, we take a look back at last season's poignant closing exhibition, Points of Return. Curated by environmental artists David Cass and Gonzaga Gómez-Cortázar Romero and featuring the work of 27 international artists, Points of Return similarly focused on the essential intersection of art and science. ... Keep Reading »
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Portrait of Carolyn Muskat
November 8, 2023 by Stewart Ikeda
The Umbrella Arts Center is pleased to present Fresh Ink: Contemporary Explorations in Printmaking, November 16, 2023 - January 4, 2024, juried by Carolyn Muskat. The exhibition includes printmakers from all across New England who use a variety of techniques in unexpected ways that push the boundaries of printmaking and speak to contemporary audiences. We spoke... Keep Reading »
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October 10, 2023 by Pam Ellertson
By Pamela EllertsonIn his exhibition running through November 12 at The Umbrella Arts Center, fine art photographer Jordan Kessler creates beauty with everyday objects in the three series featured in the show: Death of Print, Zero Toys, and Battery.  In it, magazine shreds metamorphose into abstract compositions; filing cabinets and fax cords archive a bygone era;... Keep Reading »
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June 1, 2023 by Stewart Ikeda
On Saturday, June 10, The Umbrella Visual Arts Program and A La Luz will present Into the Oceanic: A Documentary Film and Creative Projection, a companion dual-screening to accompany the current exhibition in the Main Gallery, Points of Return.Focusing on restoring underwater habitats, the documentary examines how artists and scientists can apply their... Keep Reading »
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January 9, 2023 by Sarah
The Umbrella is pleased to welcome our new Ceramics Artist in Residence, Katie Bosley Sabin! Katie is a talented ceramicist who earned her MFA in Ceramics from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and has previously been a resident at the Archie Bray in Helena, MT, Mudflat Studios in Boston, MA, and Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, MN. Sabin specializes in... Keep Reading »
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Brewsters Woods Door by Bill Turville
December 9, 2022 by Stewart Ikeda
The Umbrella has collaborated with Mass Audubon  on a new entry to the 2022 Go Out Doors - Neighbors project by longtime friend of The Umbrella, artist William Turville!Mass Audubon has opened up a very large and scenic parcel of woodlands, wetlands, and fields along the Concord River for public use. This old farmland estate is part of a large parcel formerly owned... Keep Reading »
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September 8, 2022 by Stewart Ikeda
From September 9-24, 2022, The Umbrella Arts Center is proud to host a series of immersive, family friendly arts experiences celebrating the 30th anniversary of Barefoot Books, the Concord-based, global multicultural children's book publisher.On display over two floors, the Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 Artists exhibition is a free, interactive art... Keep Reading »
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Photo of farmer by Sarah Fretwell/ZEKE magazine
June 27, 2022 by Rachel Olson
Visual Arts and Environment Programs Collaborate with Social Documentary Network for Powerful Global StorytellingThe Umbrella Arts & Environment and The Umbrella Visual Arts programs, in partnership with the Concord, MA-based Social Documentary Network/ZEKE Magazine, present an exciting new exhibition (July 5–31, 2022) of world-class documentary photography... Keep Reading »
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Go Out Doors Community Call Graphic
June 22, 2022 by Stewart Ikeda
After two years of expanding our popular Go Out Doors - Neighbors public art installations throughout Metrowest and Greater Boston, The Umbrella Arts Center wants to bring this community-building event to our neighbors all throughout Concord. This summer, we invite Concord-area residents and businesses to artistically decorate your own Go Out Doors-style... Keep Reading »
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