Youth Classes

FALL 2018 - Registration is OPEN!

All ceramic classes will be held at 40 Stow Street. Start dates for ceramic classes is TBD.

All other programs (drawing, painting, craft arts, mixed media, creative mindfulness, makers and design) will be held at The Umbrella Annex at 57 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner (ORNAC).


TEMPORARY LOCATION

 Classes and workshops are taking place at The Umbrella Annex (our temporary location) at 57 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742.


Scholarships Available: Through a generous donation, The Umbrella has set up The Babette B. Newburger Art Education Fund for children in Concord and the surrounding communities who want access to Arts Education through Summer Arts Under the Umbrella and children’s classes.

If you, or someone you know, is in need of tuition assistance, please contact Jason Springer, jason@theumbrellaarts.org, to find out more about this scholarship program. 

Drawing

Students will begin by exploring different ways of seeing and drawing, from what they see to drawing from imagination, from realistic to abstract. They will then... Learn More »
Instructor:
Joanne Stowell
Day/time:
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:00pm
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Learn the basics of drawing including composition, line, value, and perspective. Experiment with various drawing materials and become familiarized with various... Learn More »
Instructor:
Carly Sweeney
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00pm

Painting

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Explore various printmaking techniques such as potato prints, mono prints and more! Learn some art history as we look at prints by Picasso and Matisse. We will... Learn More »
Instructor:
Jill Strait
Day/time:
Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:00pm

Mixed Media

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This adult and child class will be led by Sarah Scoville an experienced art educator. The class will begin weekly with a greeting song and story, the children will... Learn More »
Instructor:
Sarah Scoville
Day/time:
Fridays, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The arts provide an invaluable avenue of self-expression for children and the hands-on opportunity to experiment, play and create. This class will provide needed... Learn More »
Instructor:
DANI SCHECHNER
Day/time:
Mondays, 4:30 – 5:30pm
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Take patterns to the next level! Look at patterns all around you in nature and everyday life. Draw, paint and create your own designs with materials such as beads,... Learn More »
Instructor:
Jill Strait
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:00pm
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Come spend an hour weekly in the zany zoo at The Umbrella Annex! This adult and child class will have songs and stories and art making all linked to the theme... Learn More »
Instructor:
Sarah Scoville
Day/time:
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00am

Creative Mindfulness

Embodiment is a form of mindfulness where we explore and honor the wisdom cultivated through movement, the body, sensory perception, and mind-body connections.... Learn More »
Instructor:
DANI SCHECHNER
Day/time:
Mondays, 5:30 - 6:30pm

Musketaquid

Working with natural materials, learn the traditional indigenous crafts of basket making, beading, and Quipu talkWorking and playing with natural materials, learn... Learn More »
Instructor:
Nancy Lippe
Day/time:
Early Release Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:00pm, Sept 25, Oct 2, 9,16, 23, 30, Nov 13 & 20
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This weekly indoor "dojo style" self defense/martial arts class  will follow a specific belt/rank curriculum under the licensing of... Learn More »
Instructor:
Ken Clarkson
Day/time:
Early Release Tuesdays, 4:45 - 5:45pm, Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9,16
Drop in the studio Thursday afternoons to create and play with seasonal art activities. All ages welcome. Weekly activity calendar will be posted on website and... Learn More »
Instructor:
Nancy Lippe
Day/time:
Thursdays, 3:30-5:00 pm

Craft Arts

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 Creative sewing sessions will let beginners have fun with fabric and design while teaching the basics of sewing on a machine. Students will learn how to... Learn More »
Instructor:
Maire Anne Diamond
Day/time:
Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Makers and Design

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Students will have the opportunity to explore their creative ideas through building with wood! Using tools, materials, and techniques safely, young woodworkers will... Learn More »
Instructor:
Rita Roy
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00pm
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Popular projects children will love to make and more information in expanded lessons for beginners on tools, materials, techniques, and safety. Students can choose... Learn More »
Instructor:
Rita Roy
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00pm
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Basic construction projects children will love to make and fun introductory lessons on tools, materials, techniques, and safety. 
Instructor:
Rita Roy
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00pm