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Monument Maker

The Umbrella Community Arts Center celebrates the publication of Monument Maker: Daniel Chester French and the Lincoln Memorial. Join author Linda Booth Sweeney and artist Shawn Fields in an interactive program about the life, inspiration and art of Concord sculptor Daniel Chester French.  In this new award-winning book, a young Daniel Chester French finds a passion and talent for working with his hands. This love grows over the years and culminates in his largest artistic endeavor – The Lincoln Memorial.

This event will include a brief book talk, an inside look at the artist’s process and method, and hands-on activities.  Suitable for an attentive audience of any age.  Advanced Registration at The Umbrella required.

Earlier Event: October 26
Miller Award: John Stauffer
Later Event: October 27
Short Story Master Peter Orner