Arts Gallery

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, including the culminating exhibit of our 2017-2018 Artist-in-Residence, Elizabeth King, installed at the Trinity Episcopal Church at 81 Elm Street on view until September 10, 2018.Work by ... Keep Reading »
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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 just settled a few short years ago on construction in the current gallery space, we are thrilled to vision programs for the future. In this exciting time of change, we hope you will enjoy the last events... Keep Reading »
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October 5, 2017 by Jess
Support The Umbrella and celebrate abstract art by taking home one of Gifford Pierce's beautiful paintings! On view in Driven to Abstraction @ Villageworks through October 31, these five paintings are accompanied by the work of 19 local artists in a call for art show.Gifford Pierce (1937-1999) was born in Worcester, MA and educated in the Worcester Public Schools,... Keep Reading »
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October 16, 2015 by Jess
Last night, forty five people found their way to The Umbrella Gallery for our second formal ArtTalk, a panel on Creativity and Education.  Priscilla Sanville from Lesley University, Brenna McCormick from Emerson College, and Jennifer Hurley-Wales from From the Top sat on the panel, which was moderated by Michael Goodwin and Tracie Dunn from the Concord River... Keep Reading »
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October 7, 2015 by Jess
The Yale School of Architecture’s First Year Building Project and NeighborWorks New Horizons have teamed up with Artspace and Guest Curator Elinor Slomba to present temporary and permanent artworks throughout the rooms and grounds of the newly constructed house at 193 Winthrop Ave in New Haven, CT. This space is open to the public during City-Wide Open Studios... Keep Reading »
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June 29, 2015 by Jess
Over fifty people filled The Umbrella Gallery on June 25 to celebrate the opening of Evans, Avery, Savage: 30 Years Under The Umbrella.  The three artists highlighted in the show, Madeleine Evans, Lynn Avery, and Margaret Savage, have each held a studio at The Umbrella since the building opened in 1983.  Their work, spanning over three decades, is as rich... Keep Reading »
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June 29, 2015 by Jess
written by Miranda Aisling HynesYou wouldn’t guess it from the sunshine streaming mockingly through my window at this moment, but heavy downpours for most of the morning on Sunday kept us from going out to the build site.  I suppose it was just Mother Nature’s way of ensuring that I rested, because apparently it takes a thunderstorm to make me slow down.... Keep Reading »
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June 19, 2015 by Jess
written by Miranda Aisling HynesJust like that, we've blasted through the first weekend of building for BIG Art; Tiny House!Somehow, we managed to squeeze in between a rainstorm Friday night and showers all day on Monday for two beautiful building days. Saturday morning started off with an in depth Home Depot run to get what in my mind is categorized as "all the little... Keep Reading »
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January 28, 2015 by Jess
Color and shapes have flooded The Umbrella's gallery this winter in their juried show, Driven to Abstraction.  During the opening reception on January 8, nearly 200 people filled the gallery to admire work from over 40 artists. Resident artists and visiting artists mingled with their guests while visiting the eighteen studios that were open as part of The Umbrella’s... Keep Reading »
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