The Umbrella Blog

August 7, 2018 by nancy
Supported by a 21st Century grant, Lowell Public Schools and Musketaquid Arts & Environment have teamed up to bring a summer art camp to Lowell students tuition-free.... Keep Reading »
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August 7, 2018 by nancy
Circumstance fostered Debra Rolfe’s passion for basket-making. As a young girl, she happened to attend a Bloomington, Indiana middle school with a special program that... Keep Reading »
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August 7, 2018 by nancy
If you happened to be walking through Concord Land Conservation Trust’s Newbury Land during the second week of July, you may have spotted a group of kids covered in mud,... Keep Reading »
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August 7, 2018 by Bridget
 Renovations to the main building have been going strong for the past 6 weeks, with 40-50 workers in the building regularly since June. Completed or underway now are the... Keep Reading »
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,... Keep Reading »
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Construction site
May 30, 2018 by Jess
Construction continues to move ahead smoothly. Most of the work is taking place in the rear of the building as the artist prepare to move out of the main building for the... Keep Reading »
May 15, 2018 by Jess
With the front entry open again, and the new elevator operating, construction focus has shifted to the back of the building where the old West Wing has been demolished, the... Keep Reading »
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 »