Open Studios Goes Outdoors

Open Studios

Open Studios 2021 Goes Outdoors!

May 1, 2, 8 & 9 - 10:30AM - 4:30PM

40 Stow Street, Concord, MA 01742

Limited capacity. RSVP for free timed slot through Artfest App (recommended) or web ticketing (May 8 or May 9) up to 30 minutes before the day's events start. Thereafter, walk-up registration dependent on capacity. Health survey by App or at check-in will be required for entry. 



The Umbrella Arts Center is home to more than 60 working artists skilled in a variety of fine and applied arts including ceramics, glass, fiber arts, jewelry making, illustration, mixed-media, painting, photography, printmaking, illustration, sculpture, woodworking, writing and more. Since the organization's founding Studio Artists have been at the heart of making this facility a community asset and wellspring of creative activity. Normally held on the first weekend of April, our annual Open Studios is an incredible opportunity to meet our artists, learn about their process, and share in celebrating their work.

This year, due to the pandemic, our reimagined Open Studios heads outdoors to The Umbrella's front lawn! As part of the multi-week art of Artfest, Open Studios 2021 will featured exhibits from dozens of our amazing Studio Artists over two weekends in May. Plus, enjoy demonstrations from our Ceramics Studios, and find information about upcoming Arts Education classes, summer camps and events.

There will be limited capacity. For most convenient, guaranteed access, reserve a free timed slot and complete an advance health survey check through The Umbrella Artfest App! Or, reserve via our web ticketing for May 8 or May 9 (you will still be required to complete an in-person health survey for entry).

Participating Artists

Lois Andersen Nancy Arkuss
Nancy Arkuss Louise Arnold
Louise Arnold Craig Elliott
Pierre Chiha Wayne Geehan
Anne Denna Lonnie Harvey
Craig Elliott Denise Kracz
Wayne Geehan  
Jill Goldman-Callahan Andy Newman
Lonnie Harvey Carole Parrish
Andy Newman Ilse Plume
Carole Parrish Deb Richardson
Ilse Plume Margaret Savage
Deb Richardson Barbara Willis
Mark Sutherland  
Lois Andersen Louise Arnold
Louise Arnold Pierre Chiha
Pierre Chiha Wayne Geehan
Anne Denna Cat Johnstone
Wayne Geehan Denise Kracz
Denise Kracz  
Carol Krauss Jean Lightman
Jean Lightman James McGregor
James McGregor Nature Connection
Nature Connection Sarah Paino
Sarah Paino Barbara Willis
Deb Richardson  
Barbara Willis  

Follow The Umbrella Visual Arts Facebook and Instagram to stay in touch with what our artists are up to throughout the year!