Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 Artists

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

Step Into the Barefoot Books Story with 30 Artists from Around the World! September 9-25, 2022 The Umbrella Arts Center is thrilled to partner with Concord-based Barefoot Books as the award-winning, global multicultural children's publisher celebrates its 30th anniversary year! On view over two floors of The Umbrella Art Gallery, Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 […]

Free Community Day!

Discovery Museum, Acton 177 Main St, Acton

Join us for free admission on Community Day—our Thank You to the community as we celebrate our 40th anniversary! Saturday, September 10, 9:00am to 4:30pm Admission will be free all day, but advance ticket reservations are required through our website. In the morning, we'll kick off the festivities by making one-of-a-kind noisemakers. Then, join us […]

‘The Boy Who Grew Flowers’ Craft Session

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

Enjoy a free family craft-making activity associated with the exhibition, Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 Artists, on view Sep 9-24 in The Umbrella Arts Center Visual Arts Galleries at 40 Stow Street. Explore the art exhibition, enjoy a self-guided scavenger hunt and make a whimsical flower headpiece inspired by the bestselling book. This program is […]

The Friends of Sleepy Hollow Fifteenth Annual Breakfast Event “Concord’s Cemeteries and the Stories They Tell”

Concord's Colonial Inn 48 Monument Square, Concord

Our fifteenth Annual Breakfast Event provides a welcome opportunity to celebrate together our two decades, and to enjoy a full Buffet Breakfast. The guest presenter is Beth van Duzer, a well-known Concord public historian who will enthusiastically share her research and knowledge. Advance registration required as seating is limited. Buy Tickets Online Now

18th Annual Minute Man MARCH

Alcott School 93 Laurel St., Concord

Join Minute Man Arc in celebrating and supporting people of all abilities. The Minute Man March fundraising event is a community favorite that helps bring life changing services to 1,000 children and adults with disabilities. Now, more than ever, we hope you will come together with Minute Man Arc at this in-person event. Join our […]

A Conversation with Author Gregory Maguire and Publisher Nancy Traversy

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

Free, family-friendly discussion with the author of “Wicked” and CEO of multicultural children’s book publisher Barefoot Books, part of Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 Artists, in The Umbrella Arts Center Enjoy a free, family-friendly discussion with Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked, and Nancy Traversy, CEO of the global multicultural children’s book publisher, Barefoot Books. This […]

A Conversation with Author Gregory Maguire and Publisher Nancy Traversy

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

Free, family-friendly discussion with the author of “Wicked” and CEO of multicultural children’s book publisher Barefoot Books, part of Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 Artists, in The Umbrella Arts Center Enjoy a free, family-friendly discussion with Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked, and Nancy Traversy, CEO of the global multicultural children’s book publisher, Barefoot Books. This […]

A Conversation with Author Gregory Maguire and Publisher Nancy Traversy

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

Free, family-friendly discussion with the author of “Wicked” and CEO of multicultural children’s book publisher Barefoot Books, part of Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 Artists, in The Umbrella Arts Center Enjoy a free, family-friendly discussion with Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked, and Nancy Traversy, CEO of the global multicultural children’s book publisher, Barefoot Books. This […]

2022 Art Ramble: “In the Balance” – Artists Reception & Walkabout

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

Meet the Curator and Artists of this year’s Art Ramble, an annual, temporary exhibition in the Hapgood Wright Town Forest in Concord, MA, a collaboration of The Umbrella Art Center and Concord’s Division of Natural Resources. Following Leave No Trace principles, regional artists create site-specific artworks promoting appreciation of nature, installed along Fairyland Pond and […]

The Boy Who Grew Flowers

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

Treehouse Shakers’ The Boy Who Grew Flowers Based on the Barefoot Books’ Picture Book By Jen Wojtowicz Play Adaption by Mara McEwin The Boy Who Grew Flowers is a stunning visual performance for audiences for ages 5-10 and their families. Adapted from Barefoot Books’ bestselling picture book by Jen Wojtowicz, play adaption by Mara McEwin […]

Storytelling Performance with Xanthe Gresham Knight

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

A storytelling performance associated with the free exhibition, Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 Artists, on view Sep 9-24 in The Umbrella Arts Center Visual Arts Galleries. Enjoy a free storytelling performance and family craft-making activity associated with the exhibition, Barefoot Books: 30 Years, 30 Artists, on view Sep 9-24 in The Umbrella Arts Center Visual […]

The Boy Who Grew Flowers

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow Street, Concord

Treehouse Shakers’ The Boy Who Grew Flowers Based on the Barefoot Books’ Picture Book By Jen Wojtowicz Play Adaption by Mara McEwin The Boy Who Grew Flowers is a stunning visual performance for audiences for ages 5-10 and their families. Adapted from Barefoot Books’ bestselling picture book by Jen Wojtowicz, play adaption by Mara McEwin […]