The Umbrella Blog

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... Keep Reading »
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April 11, 2018 by Admin
Written by Dan KempDavid Smyth, artist, musician and teacher, is a member of The Umbrella Arts and Environment Program Steering Committee. He is instrumental in creating... Keep Reading »
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April 4, 2018 by Admin
The Umbrella has started renovations to transform the building at 40 Stow Street in Concord, MA into a dynamic, state-of-the-art center for artistic expression and... Keep Reading »
March 14, 2018 by Admin
The Umbrella has begun renovations and the removal and rebuilding of the main theater wing to transform the building into a dynamic, state-of-the-art center for artistic... Keep Reading »
March 2, 2018 by Admin
Exhibit OverviewArt Ramble 2018 (3rd annual exhibit)Proposed Exhibit Dates: September 1 - November 30The Umbrella Arts & Environment Art Ramble 2018 will be an outdoor... Keep Reading »
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February 27, 2018 by jason
By William LevineAt the center of Joy Buell’s Beginning and Intermediate Acrylic Painting class, in the bright, airy, high-ceilinged studio at The Umbrella, is a ... Keep Reading »
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December 5, 2017 by Jess
- written by The Umbrella's 2017-2018 Artist-in-Residence, Elizabeth KingOn my walks through the neighborhoods of Concord this month, I have developed an obsession with the... Keep Reading »
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November 29, 2017 by Admin
By Himani ParekhThe tables were arranged in a sort of oval and I was standing smack in the middle, peering curiously and a little shyly at their work. Around me the students... Keep Reading »
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October 25, 2017 by Admin
Written by Molly CohenZoe is a volunteer who has grown up with The Umbrella Community Arts Center. She began frequenting the gallery as a child when she attended the center’s... Keep Reading »
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October 17, 2017 by Jess
- written by the 2017-2018 Artist-in-Residence, Elizabeth King.I am a superstitious painter. In each new studio, I must act out certain rituals to ensure... Keep Reading »
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