EAC and its community is rich in exhibitions—both online and those with socially distant safety built in. Please check out the links below for the latest from Eastport Gallery and Washington Street Gallery, EAC volunteer Mary Anderson’s quarantine-themed work made in part from recycled EAC publicity materials, plus a series of posts with images of the ever evolving Eastport ArtWalk. In addition, we’ve included our online memorial page for Joyce Weber in this company, where all can enjoy photos of Joyce and some of her works (please send more submissions to this page if you’d like!).

Eastport Gallery Community Show Seeks Submissions by May 24

The deadline for Eastport Gallery’s Annual Community Show is fast approaching! Get your paint brushes, pencils and pottery ready! The Eastport Gallery will open at 109 Water Street for the summer season on Friday May 31, with its annual Community Show and an all-new Member Show. The Community Show will be presented both … [Read More]

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Sketchbook Project Exhibition is Open (Online!)

EAC’s Sketchbook Project, a collaboration with Eastport Gallery, proudly presents its online exhibition. The show may be viewed here. Led by artist Alison Ross, the 8-week project was packed for participants with interesting lessons and inspiration, as well as a loosening up of their drawing muscles! In addition to … [Read More]

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Bill Stevens’ Geometric and Abstract Art Next for EAC’s Gallery, with Reception on May 4

EAC’s Washington Street Gallery will present an exhibition, Geometric and Abstract Art, by Bill Stevens, May 3-29, with an opening reception Saturday, May 4, 2-5 pm. Stevens came to art later in life, after a diverse career of 36 years of building submarines, while living in Groton, Connecticut. Additional … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery is Having a Punny Day

According to the Museum of Hoaxes in San Diego, CA, a Swedish national television pulled the wool over its viewers’ eyes in a famous April Fool’s bit in 1962. Well, maybe not wool. They suggested nylon. Specifically, they showcased an “expert” explaining, in detailed technical terms, how viewers could … [Read More]

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Sketchbook Project Reports Success In Local Schools & With Artistic Community

The EAC Sketchbook Project’s inaugural session will conclude with a special event for the public on Saturday, March 30. Project participants—who have included students of 4 local schools and community members—are invited to bring their sketchbooks to the center for a special reception and to be photographed for inclusion … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Sees Green (as in Shamrocks etc.)

The island of Eastport has a lot in common with the Emerald Isle across the pond. While their latitude address puts them closer to the North Pole than we are, the rocky shores, misty skies and endless waves are similar. So, whether or not we can claim Irish heritage … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Cheers for Hearts for the Arts

This weekend is your last chance to bid on all the lovelies created by local artists and Eastport fans from elsewhere. The Hearts for the Arts auction closes on February 18th at 5 pm. Proceeds from the auction support the artists as well as help to fund the community-oriented Eastport ArtFests happening throughout the … [Read More]

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Hearts for the Arts Show and Auction Runs Through February 18

The 4th Annual “Hearts for the Arts” show and auction is online now through Feb 18th. View the catalog, with links to bid at www.eastportartfests.org. This year’s stunning show features over 120 pieces by over 50 artists including works by several members of Eastport Gallery, a constituent of the Eastport … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s Holiday Show and Sale is Now Open

Showcased in the Virtual Gallery will be small and easy-to ship pieces along with many other works by your favorite artists. You’ll find lots of artwork perfect for gift-giving and holiday celebrations and many have local or sea-focused themes. Treat yourself or friends and family to these unique treasures. … [Read More]

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Holiday Show and Sale is Now Open in Eastport Gallery’s Virtual Gallery

A new online show has launched with all new work. Showcased in the Virtual Gallery will be small and easy-to ship pieces along with many other works by your favorite artists. You’ll find lots of artwork perfect for gift-giving and holiday celebrations and many have local or sea-focused themes. … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Features Fall Colors; Mask-Making Craft Tent Planned for October 28

Leaf Peepers looking to celebrate Autumn’s warm hues can look beyond the forest for fall color. Eastport Gallery has plenty of color to go around … both in the gallery and online. In October, Eastport Gallery will be open on select days to coincide with most cruise ship visits. … [Read More]

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Cruisin’ with Eastport Gallery

In October Eastport Gallery will be open on select days to coincide with cruise ship visits. The open dates for the rest of the month are: Friday, October 6th; Thursday the 12th; Tuesday the 17th; Thursday the 19th; Saturday, the 21st; Tuesday the 24th; Thursday the 26th and Saturday … [Read More]

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Washington Street Gallery Features Teen Photographer, Bryson Morris

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery is pleased to present “Enchanted Journey,” an exhibition of works by emerging nature photographer Bryson Morris, for the month of October. An opening reception with the artist will be held on Sunday, October 1, from 3-5 pm.  Bryson Morris is a 17-year-old from … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s ‘Anything Goes’ Exhibition Runs Through September

For years our tagline at Eastport Gallery was Expect the Unexpected and we are working to bring a little of that back. Currently on view is the first annual Anything Goes show, where we’ve invited our member-artists to think outside the box, explore new mediums, and just have a little fun. The show opened on September 10 and … [Read More]

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Young Photographer Recounts His Photographic Journey

“I became passionate about photography at the age of 12 when I began accompanying my dad to horse shows,” writes Bryson Morris, who’ll be featured for the month of October at EAC’s Washington Street Gallery. “He generously let me use his old Nikon d200 with the kit lens, and … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery: ‘Still Here … Despite Lee, All That Wind and Weather!’

If you would like to really be blown away check out Eastport Gallery’s latest show: Anything Goes. The Gallery’s member-artists decided to just have some fun and create artwork a little bit outside of their comfort zones. 2-D artists stretched their imaginations into the third dimension and artists who typically work in two-dimensions … [Read More]

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‘Luminists’ Exhibition On View through September 28; Installation Sneak Peek is Here!

Longtime members of Eastport Arts Center’s Curatorial Committee, Jim Riccio and Mona Ingrid Love, both artists in their own right, volunteered their time to install a new exhibition of community members’ works this week. The show, ‘Inspired by Luminists’, is on view in EAC’s first floor Washington Street Gallery, … [Read More]

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Washington Street Gallery’s Open Show, ‘Inspired by Luminists’, Opens This Week!

The Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery will present an Open Show inspired by the Luminist movement September 6-27. An exhibition opening reception will be offered on Saturday, September 9, 2-4 pm. Luminism was a 19th century art movement characterized by a treatment of light emphasizing a luminous, uniform glow. The … [Read More]

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Quoddy Tides Photography On View

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery’s presentation of People and Place: 40 Years of Quoddy Tides Photographs by Edward French, will be on view through September 2.The images in the exhibition were taken for the community newspaper, and range from news photos of celebrations like the Eastport Fourth of … [Read More]

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Chierici Exhibition On View in EAC’s Upstairs Lobby

An exhibition of works by Vittoria Chierici will be on view in Eastport Arts Center’s mezzanine space (upstairs lobby) will be on view from August 19 to September 3. There will be a reception with the artist in the mezzanine space on August 19 from 5-7 pm. The exhibition … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Receptions, Jazz, Virtual & Live Shows!

It’s a busy Saturday for Eastport Gallery with three “happenings” on August 19. 1-3 pm Music on the Deck Eastport Gallery will be hosting live jazz from Joan Lowden and Chris Farr. They will be playing jazz standards from Gershwin, Monk and Arlen.  Plus a little Bill Withers for good … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Showcases Mermaid Artists, Has an Eye On Upcoming Events

Artists from all over gathered around the Eastport Gallery table at last weekend’s Eastport ArtWalk to create a community mural based on life in the sea. Fun and creativity overflowed!  Coming Up! Eastport Gallery member Anne Black will be joined by her brother and nephew for a concert titled A … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Adds to ArtWalk Fun with Two Events

Eastport Gallery will join in the city-wide ArtWalk celebration weekend with special offerings. On August 4 at 3 pm Ellen Krajewski will be performing on the deck of Eastport Gallery. Come have a listen and a look at all the wonderful art. A new member-show will be installed for August … [Read More]

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‘Call of Time and Place’ Opens with Reception on July 30 at Eastport Gallery

Featured artists are Anne Black and Barbara Moskol. The show will run through August 12.  Anne’s recent work which is created with photography, acrylics and mixed media, and printmaking. It is inspired by Eastport, a place that exerts an invisible, magical pull on many of us. She says that she … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Says: ‘Don’t Sweat the Dog Days!’

The Dog Days of August are so named because they coincide with the time that Sirius, the brightest star visible from anywhere on earth rises with the Sun. The 20 days before and after the star and sun are in conjunction (this year it is July 23) are considered … [Read More]

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Martha Evans One-Person Show Opens July 16 at Eastport Gallery

Martha Evans, one of Eastport Gallery’s new members, will have her work on display from July 16 through July 29 in a show titled Impressions of Newfoundland. Martha’s expansive water colors showcase the world’s vistas in a beautiful light. She describes her show of paintings as “a magical journey up … [Read More]

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‘Eastport Is…’ Heartwarming: Video Recap is Here! • Triple Exhibitions, Artist Talk on Tap

On ArtWalk Eastport Weekend, June 22-25, the Gallery hosted musicians Fiddle Chick and Picky on Friday evening. On Saturday, visitors to Eastport Gallery used colorful Post-It Notes, arranged in artful patterns, to co-create a testament to what art, Eastport and art in Eastport means to them. As the fog rolled in during the … [Read More]

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Meri Fern’s One-Person Show Opens July 2 at Eastport Gallery

Meri Fern, one of Eastport Gallery’s new members, will have her work on display from July 2 through July 15 in a show titled By the Sea. Meri’s colorful and playful works are what she considers to be “mixed media mosaic“ art. She incorporates many different items into each very unique … [Read More]

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Jon Taner’s One-Person-Show Opens June 18 at Eastport Gallery

Jon Taner, one of Eastport Gallery’s new members, will have his work on display from June 18 through July 1 in a show titled Codified Reality. In the last decade alone, he has exhibited his work in shows and galleries along the east coast from Maine to Florida. His works are … [Read More]

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Packed Reception Gets Eastport Gallery’s Season Started Off with a Bang!

Despite the cold and gloomy weather (for June) lots of friends, family, patrons and artists gathered to celebrate the start of the summer season at Eastport Gallery. The reception was held on the evening of Saturday, June 3rd. Guests enjoyed a variety of food and drink along with a … [Read More]

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