The Umbrella Blog

April 10, 2017 by Admin
Written by Dan KempOn Saturday, April 22, a ceremony at the Concord River near the Old Manse in Concord will kick off the Musketaquid Earth Day events, followed by the Earth... Keep Reading »
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March 29, 2017 by Admin
Wherever there is some light, a white wall, and a blank surface, you’ll find artists eager to get to work. The Umbrella is no exception. With fifty-five artists working year... Keep Reading »
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March 13, 2017 by Jess
As a portrait artist, one of the great joys of my work is being able to celebrate people and their stories. My current work explores the intimacy of relationships, personal... Keep Reading »
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March 13, 2017 by Jess
written by Meghan Murray, The Umbrella's 2016-2017 Artist-in-ResidenceIn honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, I thought I would focus March’s blog... Keep Reading »
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March 6, 2017 by Admin
by Rebecca CookWhen passion meets purpose, it’s a beautiful thing.Sunny Tang is a senior at Concord-Carlisle High School who discovered her affinity for volunteer work early... Keep Reading »
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February 17, 2017 by Danielle
Description:The Umbrella Community Arts Center is seeking a talented and creative teacher for our adult ceramics program. The right candidate should be able to facilitate an... Keep Reading »
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February 15, 2017 by Jess
written by Rebecca CookOh, the irony. An artist labors to make their work ready to send out into the world – for an art show or a website – only to realize an entirely new... Keep Reading »
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December 19, 2016 by Jess
written by 2015-2016 Artist-in-Residence, Meghan MurrayMotivation comes to us in many forms. Perhaps it’s a goal that motivates us (“I’d really like to finish these five... Keep Reading »
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December 2, 2016 by Danielle
The Umbrella Community Arts Center is looking for friendly makers to help monitor our Maker Space opening this winter!  The Umbrella is looking for DIY'ers, makers,... Keep Reading »
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November 21, 2016 by Jess
-written by 2016-2017 Artist-in-Residence, Meghan MurrayIn a historical moment of American history, many of us have been rudely awakened to a tendency of hatred in our... Keep Reading »
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