The Umbrella Blog

April 11, 2024 by Melissa
EILEEN WILLISTON ANNOUNCED AS THE UMBRELLA ARTS CENTER’S NEXT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CONCORD, MA – April 11, 2024 – The Board of Directors of The Umbrella Arts Center... Keep Reading »
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April 11, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
Dr. Linda Booth Sweeney is a systems educator, author and advocate for healthier human systems. She is internationally recognized for her efforts to make systems... Keep Reading »
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April 1, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
Our Umbrella Studio Artists and Teaching Artists are busy creating and exhibiting work in galleries, museums, and other venues all around New England and... Keep Reading »
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March 28, 2024 by Sarah
The Umbrella Arts Center is pleased to share a round-up of visual and performing arts events, educational programs, and more coming up this 2023/24 season! For more... Keep Reading »
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March 19, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
On Sunday, March 24, 10:00am - 4:00pm, The Umbrella Ceramics Studio is proud to present a special full-day workshop with internationally renowned ceramic artist Li... Keep Reading »
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Teen Volunteer Brandon Nguyen oversees students making crafts with natural wood materials
February 21, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
For our February "Month of Thanks" feature, we were delighted to speak with student volunteer Brandon Nguyen about what keeps him coming back to help out in our Arts... Keep Reading »
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February 20, 2024 by Sarah
We were able to speak with volunteers and long-time Umbrella patrons Mary and Jim O'Connell about what drew them to The Umbrella and their experience ushering... Keep Reading »
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Colorful drawing of an axolotl
February 16, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
As part of our "Month of Thanks" series, The Umbrella was pleased to “Take 5” with Jenna Lozano, a college intern working with our Marketing Team while wrapping up her degree... Keep Reading »
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February 15, 2024 by Stewart Ikeda
As part of our "Month of Thanks" series, The Umbrella was glad to interview frequent volunteer and program collaborator Joe Palumbo, a Concord resident who has made a huge... Keep Reading »
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Becky Bearse Headshot
February 13, 2024 by Becky Bearse
“I think of dance as a constant transformation of life itself."– Merce Cunningham*Blog contribution by Becky Bearse When I was three years old, my mother placed me in my... Keep Reading »
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