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Sun, Sun, Sun Here It Comes!

April 24-May 16, 2021

The Umbrella Artfest: Here Comes the Sun is The Umbrella Arts Center’s spring celebration for our entire community! An expansive multi-week festival of arts, performance, and creative community events including both virtual and safe, in-person options for participation.

Highlights included cherished Concord traditions such as Musketaquid Earth Day, Open Studios, annual Art Auction along with brand-new community cultural events such as a self-guided public Art Walk in greenspaces townwide, a multimedia installation on The Umbrella lawn, an exciting original virtual concert by The Umbrella Stage Company, and an exhilarating virtual gala featuring Maria Garcia, The Beach Boys' Bruce JohnstonLake Street Dive and much more!​
 
 

Highlighted Programs

About Artfest 2021

Sun, Sun, Sun Here It Comes!April 24-May 16, 2021The Umbrella Artfest: Here Comes the Sun is The Umbrella Arts Center’s spring celebration for...

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Change is in the Air: Art Walk

April 25-May 31As part of The Umbrella Arts & Environment’s modified Earth Day Celebration for 2021, and the kick off to The Umbrella Artfest,...

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Here Comes the Sun

A Multimedia Public Art Installation on the Lawn of The Umbrella at 40 Stow Street  The installation, designed by Ellen McHale ...

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Kidstrack!

Your guide to Artfest events, activities and resources for youth audiences. Artfest Kidstrack offers outdoors activities for families, to be...

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Here Comes The Sun: A Virtual Concert

A Virtual Concert by The Umbrella Stage CompanyMay 8 & 14, 8PM (recording viewable through May 31)Jess AndraVanessa CalantropoDwayne P....

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Artfest Calendar

April 24 - Earth Day outdoor celebration, workshops and music at The Umbrella!Earth Float Workshops and Voices on the Air ...

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Sponsor & Partner Thanks

The Umbrella is grateful to our Gala Committee for their creativity and leadership. Artfest is made possible through their efforts as well as the...

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Artfest Art Auction

BIDDING NOW OPEN!The Umbrella is thrilled to return to the Gallery with our largest art auction to date -- with more than 55 artists exhibiting!...

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Become an Artfest Sponsor

Artfest Sponsorship Guide The Umbrella has envisioned Artfest as a celebration for our entire community! Sponsorship provides important...

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The Umbrella Artfest App

Unlock Artfest!The Umbrella Artfest: Here Comes the Sun is The Umbrella Arts Center’s spring celebration for our entire community! An...

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Artfest Heroes & The Hero Pass

Each year, The Umbrella is proud to recognize a champion of the arts, someone whose leadership and advocacy has had a profound impact on our...

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Open Studios Goes Outdoors

Open Studios 2021 Goes Outdoors!May 1, 2, 8 & 9 - 10:30AM - 4:30PM40 Stow Street, Concord, MA 01742Limited capacity. RSVP for free timed...

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Artfest FAQ

Festival Guide   Find additional information and answers to your questions about Artfest! What is Artfest? Artfest is a multi-week...

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