education

September 13, 2020 by Rachel Olson
Passed by Congress in 2010, House Resolution 275 designates the week beginning with the second Sunday in September as National Arts in Education Week. During this week, the field of arts education joins together in communities across the country to tell the story of the impact of the transformative power of the arts in education.In celebration of this year'... Keep Reading »
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December 13, 2019 by Stewart
Popular Umbrella Arts Center teacher Sarah Scoville was recently interviewed at The Umbrella for a video segment produced by Sarah & Company, which publishes profiles of local creatives, craftspeople and builders in its series "The Makers". Sarah teaches a number of classes for kids here at The Umbrella -- many in mixed media -- as well as in Bedford.Sarah... Keep Reading »
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November 25, 2019 by Stewart
The Umbrella Arts Education Program is excited to bring on new faculty and classes in woodworking, laser cutting, and glass flame work this winter!Palo Coleman will be spinning into action our brand-new woodworking lathes for project-based workshops and an Intro to Woodturning class.  He will also be teaching woodworkers the wonders of bamboo in his workshop,... Keep Reading »
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Workshop Detail from New Umbrella Makerspace
September 12, 2019 by Stewart
The Umbrella Arts Education is constructing an ALL-NEW Umbrella Makerspace at 40 Stow Street -- three well-outfitted collaborative workspaces providing opportunities for independent and guided work in a wide range of maker disciplines and technologies, such as…Fabrication Lab: Laser Cutter, 3D Printing, CNC RouterDigital Lab: Programming... 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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Teaching Woodwork in Rita Roy's Classes by Pam Ellertson
January 3, 2019 by Stewart
A new article in the Concord Patch news by writer Pam Ellertson gives a wonderful account of teacher Rita Roy's approach to Building Skills in Bustling Woodwork Classes at The Umbrella. The article shows Roy's diverse skills and background interests -- from physics to theater to video to woodwork -- and an emphasis on imparting "skills... Keep Reading »
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2019 Winter Art Classes Mailer Cover
November 28, 2018 by Stewart
The Umbrella Arts Education and Arts & Environment Programs are delighted to preview the digital Winter Arts Classes Brochure listing new courses scheduled for the Winter 2019 session.Early course registration opens online starting Nov. 28, 10:00 AM at TheUmbrellaArts.org.Interested students can also learn about and register for classes during The Umbrella's... Keep Reading »
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