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January 2021

Make a Fabric Basket (@ Home)

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$55

Carve out some time for yourself and make a functional piece of art to brighten your home! This basket requires (almost) no sewing, and is constructed by weaving strips of fabric over cotton piping. Enjoy a couple of relaxing hours wrapping and weaving, and end by sewing on a decorative button to finish and personalize your creation. Materials: The instructor will ship kits to registered participants the week before the workshop; $5 shipping and handling charge applies. These one-day workshops…

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Natural Form: Three Journeys

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow St.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

December 7, 2020-January 31, 2021 Hours: 10AM-5PM (by appointment) Natural Form: Three Journeys in the main gallery at The Umbrella Arts Center features three Umbrella Studio Artists whose recent work, in a variety of media, has employed careful observation of nature and its structure at the micro, macro and human scales. Louise Arnold is a landscape painter working in oils; Craig Elliott is an architect and artist creating large-scale charcoal drawings; and Suzanne Hill is a ceramic artist specializing in…

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Owls (@ Home)

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$65

Join us for a pleasant morning needle felting owls via Zoom. Participants of this workshop will learn basic needle felting techniques, which are fun and easy to learn. All materials will be supplied and shipped to students in advance, shipping fees included. These one-day workshops are offered through The Umbrella @ Home virtual classes winter session. See all offerings at https://TheUmbrellaArts.org/Classes

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Winter is for the Birds!

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow St.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$20 – $30

If winter is getting you down, why not lift your spirits by making some gifts for the birds in your yard? In this outdoor, in-person workshop, we will be crafting a simple coffee mug bird feeder and a nesting ball. This is truly the gift that keeps on giving because you will be delighted by all the bird watching available! Please bring an old coffee mug for us to repurpose. All other supplies will be provided! Families are encouraged to…

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Art and Birding Workshop

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$20

People are becoming more aware of the birds in their own backyards during quarantine, and many more people are becoming birders. This silver lining of taking more time to notice and listen to the life around us is one that I hope we can carry with us beyond these challenging times. In this class we will focus on the group of birds known as seabirds. There are many species of seabirds that are foraging just offshore in the Winter, so…

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February 2021

Love Birds (@ Home)

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$40

Join us for a fun morning creating a small messenger of love to give to your favorite Valentine. Via Zoom, participants will learn basic needle felting techniques while enjoying the creativity of constructing an imaginary bird-like critter who can perch on a shelf or hang from a plant. All materials will be supplied and shipped to students in advance, shipping fees included. These one-day workshops are offered through The Umbrella @ Home virtual classes winter session. See all offerings at…

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Painting the Northern Lights

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$20

Learn about how gaseous particles combine with the Earth and sun's atmosphere to create impressive auroral colors, scattered clouds of light, and shapes in the northern and southern hemisphere! Follow a little girl named Aurora and her caribou friend as they fill the sky with beautiful hues as we read the beautiful children’s book Aurora and the Northern Lights. Translate the brilliant forms of streamers, arcs, rippling curtains into elegant watercolor paintings. Study key painting techniques and experiment with different…

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Winter Habits and Winter Movement

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Land Conservation Trust Chamberlin Woods, 1172 Lowell Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$20 – $30

Animals respond and adapt to the winter by burmiating, aestivation, hibernation, migration, and embracing the snow! Learn about all the cool ways animals thrive in the winter through interactive stations, games, creative movement, investigations of art and nature, and creating original art projects for the whole family! Families can cut, glue, and construct original printmaking blocks in the shapes of animal feet, claws, paws. Attaching your block to your feet, print life-like animal tracks to make abstract paintings to take…

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April 2021

Detroit ’67

April 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow St.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$19 – $42

April 2 - 25, 2021 By Dominique Morisseau Directed by Michelle Aguillon It's 1967 in Detroit. Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. But when a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over more much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle…

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May 2021

Head Over Heels

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow St.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$19 – $42

May 14 - June 6, 2021 Music & Lyrics by The Go-Go's Original Book by Jeff Whitty Adapted by James Magruder Directed by Brian Boruta Head Over Heels is the bold new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening. This laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs, “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are…

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