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02.15.2021 - 04.25.2021

“Change is in the Air” Exhibition On View in Concord and Online

Annual Arts & Environment Extends "Earth Month" for Covid-Safe Options On display now through the weekend of 2021 Earth Day, April 24-25, The Umbrella Arts & Environment Program's annual, non-juried art exhibition this year explores the theme of "Change is in the Air". With work by internationally exhibited artists and local schoolchildren alike, the community exhibition centers on work responding to The Umbrella's call to explore all aspects related to the element of "Air". "Air contains two things necessary to…


Virtual Patriot’s Day 2021!

Patriot's Day 2021 is on Monday April 19th and there are activities and events all that week! Celebrations will be mostly virtual, but the week will still be packed with live programming for the whole family. This year, experience old favorites, like our annual First Shot! film screening or try something new! There are so many stories to learn, from revolutionary children, Black Lexington residents, and British soldiers. There's something for everyone! For programming for all, click here   Minuteman…


Acton Minuteman Encampment

“I haven’t a man who is afraid to go!” The Acton Minutemen mustered and marched to the North Bridge on the morning of April 19, 1775 where, under the leadership of Captain Isaac Davis, were first in line of 450 Provincials who advanced on the British Regulars.  Both Provincials who died at the North Bridge – Isaac Davis and Abner Hosmer – were Acton Minutemen.  Visit this brave minute company in an encampment outside the Concord Museum on Patriots’ Day…


At the Center of Revolution Walking Tour

Led by a trained Museum educator, take the short walk from the Wright Tavern to the North Bridge. Learn about the events leading up to April 19th and the first battle of the American Revolution. Discover the stories behind the monuments at the Bridge and the center of town. 1-mile walk, mostly flat terrain, rain or shine. This is an in-person event. Tickets include same-day admission to the Concord Museum. Sponsored by Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati.

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Weaving Wonders Workshop

In this one day virtual workshop students will learn the basics of weaving. Materials provided in a kit to be picked up at The Umbrella - small loom, yarn, plastic needle. Pick up date April 20. Materials needed from home - scissors


Annual Earth Day Forum with Tatiana Schlossberg

Join Tatiana Schlossberg, former New York Times journalist, as she discusses her book, Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have, about the unseen environmental and climate impacts of the Internet, technology, food, fashion and fuel, which recently won the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award in 2020. Please join us for this virtual Concord Museum Forum. Tatiana Schlossberg’s book Inconspicuous Consumption is available in partnership with the  Concord Bookshop. Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives. This program is supported in part by the…

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