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! 

Visitors enjoyed participating in the Picture a Mermaid activity. See more pics from the event here.

Coming Up!

Eastport Gallery member Anne Black will be joined by her brother and nephew for a concert titled A Celebration of Time and PlaceThe concert will take place at on August 11 at 7 pm at Eastport Arts Center.

Alison Brynn Ross’s One-Person-Show A Little Twisted opens August 12 and will be in the Eastport Gallery on Water Street through August 25.

Art Talk with Alanna Baird on August 16, 1 pm at Eastport Arts Center.  Alanna sees this talk as an opportunity to reconnect with the Eastport Community. As a resident of New Brunswick, she reminds us that “our communities share the same waters. The marine environmental concerns are mutual. That ‘dotted’ line that stands between us does not exist for the creatures who inhabit our waterways.” Find more information here

Saturday, August 19

1-3 pm Music on the Deck, Eastport Gallery

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 measure. 

Also, during this time, the gallery will have a reception with Alison Brynn Ross, painter of the Eastport Buoy, and whose wire menagerie and One-Person-Show will be on display in the Gallery from August 12 through August 25.

5-7 pm Opening and Reception for Vittoria Chierici’s The Colors of Eastport, Eastport Arts Center

The exhibit will be on display August 19 through September 3 in Eastport Gallery’s mezzanine space (upstairs lobby) at Eastport Arts Center. Get details.

Eastport Arts Center (EAC) is located at 36 Washington Street.  Hours for the duration of the Vittoria Chierci exhibition are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 1-3:30 pm; and Thursdays, 10 am-noon, as well as during events, by chance or by appointment.

Eastport Gallery is located at 109 Water Street and is open daily from 11 am to 5 pm. To learn about more upcoming events visit eastportgallery.com.